Yesenia Garcia is an actress, advocate, entrepreneur and educator. She is a graduate of Southwestern University (B.A. Theatre & Communication) and The University of Texas at Austin (M.F.A. Acting). As a solo artist Ms. Garcia wrote, produced and designed a bilingual one-woman show entitled Remembering Chevo, performed at Dixon Place and Alvin Ailey in New York City. Internationally, Ms. Garcia has performed and taught master acting classes through the Promising Performing Artists of the 21st Century Program in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Ms. Garcia's wide and varied film performances have been screened at LALIFF, SXSW, AFF, LA Shorts, Cine Sol, Clermont-Ferrand Festival in France and by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, where her film was nominated for a Student Emmy Award. Ms. Garcia's commercial, print and voice-over work has had local, regional and national distribution for companies such as Verizon Wireless, Time Warner Cable, Dr. Pepper among others.
Ms. Garcia is passionate about education and serves as an adjunct professor for Austin Community College's Department of Drama. She is the Founder and President of C2C Multimedia, a creative media production firm in Austin, Texas. Ms. Garcia is represented by Don Buchwald & Associates (NY), Abrams Artists (NY) and The Atherton Group (TX, CA, LA).