Rafa Reyes

Is an awarded cultural representative of his home state - Veracruz, Mexico. His love for musical theater brought him to New York to train at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Theatre credits include Joseph (Benjamin), Man of La Mancha (Priest), Once on this Island (Ensemble), Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel (Ensemble), and most recently West Side Story (Bernardo). Dance credits include Calpulli Mexican Dance (Principal), Jazz Roots Dance (Featured), Teatro LATEA's La Llorona (Featured) and BABEL (Ensemble). He holds a special award from the mayor of Cordoba, Mexico for his efforts in the promotion of Mexican culture in the United States. He became a producing fellow with Convergences Theatre Collective in 2015 where he created and developed A Mexican Affair. In 2015 he premiered “Fiesta” - a musical short film tribute to Ricardo Montalbán and Cyd Charisse. Rafa wants to become a strong cultural link between Mexico and the United States, and bring a positive impact to the hispanic community through the performing arts, on both sides of the border and beyond. www.rafareyes.com