Michele Apriña Leavy to Appear in Bay Area Production
Set in Argentina during the Dirty War and riffing on the Greek myth of Persephone and Demeter, Marisela Treviño Orta’s Ghost Limb tells the story of los desaparecidos—the disappeared of Argentina—and the mothers who fiercely protested the military dictatorship who took their children.
Michele Apriña Leavy has been a Resident Artist with Crowded Fire Theater for more than a dozen years. An actor, dancer, and choreographer, her Bay Area theater credits include: American Conservatory Theater, Alameda Civic Ballet, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2014, BrickaBrack Prods., Center Repertory Company, California Conservatory Theater, Livermore Shakespeare Festival, Marin Theatre Company, and TheatreWorks, among others. In farther locales, she has appeared with Theatre Key West (Florida), The Elephant Theatre Company (Los Angeles), and Theatre 167 (New York City). Michele is a teaching artist with various colleges, universities, and conservatory programs around the bay and beyond. She serves on Crowded Fire Theater’s Literary Committee. She is also a member of the BALTAN – the Bay Area Latino Theater Artists Network.