Actor, Movement Director, Coach and Activist focused on theatre that empowers through poetry, movement and social action.
Carolina returns to the Bay Area after 7 seasons in residence at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). As an Educator, Community Producer and Actor, Carolina has had the privilege of leading theatre-based workshops that embody social justice in action. She currently teaches for American Conservatory Theatre's Studio ACT and is the Education & Engagement Consultant for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
In 2016 she collaborated with director and producer Kamilah Long in the creation of “Ritualistas: Nina Composed,” exploring the African diaspora in the Americas through dance, music and spoken word. In 2020 she was honored to be the Movement Director & Cultural Consultant for Octavio Solis’ Retablos: Life on the Border with Word For Word at ZSpace. As an actor she recently played the role of Marina in SF Shakespeare Festival's production of Pericles: Prince of Tyre.
OAXXANDA (O-kahn-da) is a Cultural Cooperative. An earth centered cultural resilience hub of artists, activists, makers, builders, and meditaters. OAXXANDA provides pathways for intergenerational East Oakland residents to deepen their healing journeys by developing a multi-unit live-work cooperative complex for Black, Indigenous and POC members.
Carolina is a co-founding member and the COOP's Managing Director