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Bio

Rebbekah Vega-Romero (she/her/ella) is a queer, neurospicy, Afro-Latina-Jewish performer, writer, and producer, who resides in her native NYC with her cat, King Arthur Yoda.

 

Rebbekah is a graduate of LaGuardia (FAME) High School, holds a BA from Boston University & is a YoungArts award-winner. Rebbekah is a 2023 Doreen Montalvo Scholarship honoree, and a 2023 inaugural fellow for the Summer Jam Fellowship at the Dramatist Guild Foundation.

Performance Highlights: Luisa/The Fantasticks/Cape Playhouse; Martha Cratchit/A Christmas Carol/Denver Center; Maria/West Side Story/5th Avenue, Rini/The Moss Maidens/SheNYC Arts festival, plus countless other productions, readings & workshops. Rebbekah is also an active cabaret artist in NYC, with performances at the Duplex, Green Room 42, Chelsea Table & Stage, Silvana's, and Feinstein's/54 Below. Her solo cabaret show, Ingenuity, is available for booking.

Writing Highlights: Rebbekah’s first full-length play, Smalls & Talls: A Duet for Two Women, is a 2024 Finalist for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. Rebbekah wrote, starred in, & produced the short  film “The Question,” an Official Selection of the Chain Festival, the Katra LatinX Film Festival, the Los Angeles Asian Film Awards and the NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. Rebbekah is a librettist member of the Untitled Writer’s Group; she is a produced playwright with Playground-NY; Rebbekah’s poetry is featured by Sixfold & Ars.Poetica, and is the basis for Lace/Love/Letters, a customized art gift-shop.

Rebbekah hopes her work inspires other mixed-race girls to share their magic. 

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