Singer | Actor | Dancer | Ice Skater
Originally from Bay Area near San Francisco, Carmen grew up as a competitive figure skater and ballet dancer. She now works as a professional singer and actor around the country. Her body of artistic work includes many leading roles in musicals, short films, commercials, concerts, and professional ice shows. Some of her favorite roles include: "Christine Daae" in Phantom of the Opera, “Maria” in West Side Story”, ”Fantine” in Les Misérables, "Lady of the Lake" in Spamalot, "Juliet" in Romeo & Juliet, "Viola" in Illyria, "Aida" in the musical Aida, and the role of the “Live Host” on the National Tour of Disney on Ice.
During her competitive ice skating career, Carmen earned her "Senior Ladies Freestlye" Gold Medal and was the Artistic National champion. She also won several other awards including "Most Artistic Freeskate" at Artistic competitions in the Bay Area. Carmen danced as a soloist with the San Francisco Academy of Ballet and Santa Rosa Dance Theater where she performed several lead roles as a guest artist. Carmen has also been hired to do Voice Over work for several commercials and educational films.
Carmen is the Founder of the non-profit Redwood Theatre Company bringing original projects and social justice pieces to the community. RTC is a Full Inclusion program that welcomes Artists with Developmental Disabilities.
As Carmen pursues a carrier in performance, she continues to forever remain a student of the arts.