Spending time at the Orlando Shakes is transformative and I will be forever changed by the people and stories I encountered while working on In The Heights. I'm grateful to have played another dream role alongside such generous and daring collaborators.
Casting includes Ernie Pruneda as Usnavi De La Vega, Alina Alcantara as Abuela Claudia, Iliana M. Garcia as Nina Rosario, Deon'te Goodman as Benn, Juan Cantú as Kevin, Leesa Castaneda as Camila, Nina V. Negron as Vanessa, Zachary Infante as Sonny, Vicky Campadonico as Daniela, Kayla Alvarez as Carla, Erick Ariel Sureda as Graffetti Pete, and Bert Rodriguez as Piragua Guy. The ensemble includes Melanie Farber, Nicolette Quintero, Alejandra Martinez, Cherise James, Maiky Ayala, Kyle Laing, Joshian Morales, Rico Lastrapes, and Mark V. Harriott.
The artistic team includes Director Nick DeGruccio, Choreographer Kim Ball, Musical Director Josh Ceballos, Assistant Director Eric Zivot, Scenic Designer Jim Hunter, Lighting Designer Bert Scott, Costume Designer Christopher Vergara, Wig Designer/Stylist Ron Wolek, Sound Designers Craig Beyrooti and Trevor Peters, Audio Engineer Britt Sandusky, AEA Stage Manager Laura Lockner.