Flora was requested to sing the national anthem at the 2011 Bronx State of Borough Address,  hosted by the Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz, Jr., on Thursday, February 24th.

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Sheplin-Winik Artists

January 20, 2011

Flora is now freelancing with Sheplin-Winik Artists, LCC  for television, film, theatre and commercials.

Flora was commissioned by the Office of the Mayor of New York City to sing a tribute in honor of the victims of Flight AA 587 at the 9th anniversary service of the crash.   The outdoor venue was at the memorial site, located on Beach 116th St. and the Boardwalk, in Far Rockaway, Queens, on November 12, 2010 at 9 am. Mayor Bloomberg remarked, “Gracias, Flora, for that beautiful performance.  Your words and your voice remind us that love and loss are the most powerful of human emotions – and they are inextricably linked, so thank you very much”.

Flora will interpret the role of Boy in the Williamsburg Opera Workshop’s production of The Indian Queen. The  unconventional and sensationalist baroque opera by Henry Purcell dramatizes a fictional encounter between the Aztecs and the Incas as they vie for control of Pre-Colombian Latin America.


“American (tele)Visions”

October 22, 2009

On October 21, Flora performed the role of Erica in a staged reading of  American (tele)Visions, a new play by Victor Cazares. Selected into The Dark Night Reading Series by The Red Fern Theatre Company for its social consciousness, the performance, under the direction of Michael Walkup, marked the play’s New York City debut at the Marjorie S. Deane Theater on 4 W.64th St.

For more  information, please refer to http://www.redferntheatre.org/

EmergeNYC

June 1, 2009

FloraFlora was selected to participate in the EmergeNYC (Hemispheric Emerging New York Performers Program), sponsored by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics. Conducted at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, she concluded her study of embodied political performance art with a final collaborative presentation on June 19, 2009.

To learn more about this Artivist Performance Series, please refer to http://hemi.nyu.edu/emergenyc/.