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Graciela Rey

Actor. Singer. Dancer. Educator.

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Graciela lived her cubanita dreams performing in the ensemble of
On Your Feet ¡En Espanol! and understudying the role of Gloria Estefan! 

The world premiere of this production was Directed by Luis Salgado and music directed by Walter "Bobby" McCoy. 

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Graciela meeting Emilio y Gloria Estefan after the premiere 


Graciela was so excited to originate the role of Mrs. Mallard in the new musical Make Way For Ducklings at Adventure Theatre! The musical is based on one of Graciela's all time favorite picture books so the process has been fun and nostalgic journey.

Written by Michael Bobbit, directed and choreographed by Ashleigh King, and music directed by Ben Lurye.


Graciela was thrilled to swing Beauty and the Beast at Olney Theatre Center and covered
six ensemble tracks and Chip.  Swinging in the time of covid brought unique challenges and led to her performing 
19 of the 41 shows including 4 split tracks.

Olney elevates 'Beauty and the Beast' to new and exciting heights
DC Metro Theater Arts

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Graciela performed in Paper Dreams at Olney Theatre Center's outdoor stage. The production is a fully physical, non- verbal dance show for the very young. After its run at Olney the production toured to the BlackRock Center for the Arts Sept. 25th and 26th.


Graciela traveled to Massachusetts to play Athena in Athena as part of Gloucester Stage's NeverDark play reading series. The stage reading was held at the Windhover Performing Arts Center.

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Graciela was an alternate for Imagination Stage's production for the Snow Queen and for the accompanying in- class workshops that focus on socio-emotional learning and resilience. This production was filmed and includes live interactive prequel performances each weekend. The Snow Queen is dir. by Janet Stanford


Graciela performed in a workshop of Eliana Pipe's ¡Nails! as part of Rorschach Theatre's Magic in Rough Spaces new play lab.
From the playwright, "My goal is to take the bones of a conventional love story and infuse them with progressive DNA by drawing on the genre conventions of Latinx Magical Realism and Queer Camp and comedy.”


"Alumna Graciela Rey created innovative choreography that utilized both wide shots and extreme close-ups to specific effect"


Graciela returned to AU as a guest choreographer for a fully produced virtual production of Miss You Like Hell dir. by Tara Giordano. 


Graciela will be playing Esperanza in Synetic Theatre's adaptation of La Vida Es Sueño dir. and adapted by Elena Velasco, movement by Alex Mills, choreographed by Nancy Flores



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