Estela Garcia

Estela Garcia (Artist/Educator) is an ensemble member of Rogue Artists Ensemble, and is currently working on their upcoming multi-media production of "Pinocchio". Estela is a Los Angeles native. She received her B.A. from UCLA in Chicana/o Studies where she began her career as a mask performer and clown. She then received her MFA for ensemble based physical theatre from Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre. She has also studied mask movement and sculpture in Mexico with Alicia Martinez Alvarez of El Laboratoria de las Mascaras. Performance styles include Mask, Commedia, Melodrama, Tragedy, Clown, Bouffon, Slapstick, Farce and Grand Guignol. Estela Garcia was honored by the Northwest Committee For Employment of People With Disabilities' "Distinguished Service Award" for her collaboration in creating a workshop and performance piece with people with traumatic brain injury.