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Angeles was born on the Mexican-American border and has been raised in two cultures. She now resides in Houston and is a performance artist, writer and activist whose work meditates on the new lexicon of contemporary Latino culture and its political relations to Anglo and international cultures.

After several years of study at University of Texas-Austin (political science), Angeles began her own creative work, performed in workshops with Deborah Hay, made costumes, wrote plays, acted in films and music videos, and started to perform with AlienNation Co. in "between the places" (February 1998), for which she wrote the script.

More recently she wrote, directed, and performed in "A las cinco te desmayo," a melodrama/parody dedicated to the Cinco de Mayo celebration at Austin's Cultural Center. In the fall of 1998 she collaborated with AlienNation Co. on the creation of the "migbot" installation/performance at Winter Street Art Center, and she performed the role she created again at the "fishgarden" installation during the Vogelfrei Festival in Darmstadt, Germany. In the fall of 1999, she wrote the libretto and performed the lead role in the new opera MIRAK, premiered by Aliennation Co. at DiverseWorks in Houston. She is currently completing her MFA in theatre at Ohio State University, where she recently performed in a guest role with DaDaCamera at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Recent professional work:

2002 El Entrecejo, solo performance, University of South Carolina

2002 Embers, telepresence dance, in collaboration with Environments 8, Power Center for the Arts, ACDFA, Ann Arbor.

2001 Uncommon Clay theatre piece directed by Jeannine Thompson, Thurber Theatre, OSU-Columbus.

2001 Beautiful View new play by DaDa Kamera , Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus.

2001 The Alchemy of Desire play by Caridad Svich, OSU Theatre Department, Columbus.

2000 The Ohio State Murders play by Adrienne Kennedy, OSU Theatre Department, Columbus.

1999 MIRAK new dance opera, DiverseWorks, Houston.

1999 Fishgarden, digital video installation-performance, Vogelfrei exhibition festival, Darmstadt, Germany

1999 Trails, film short, Aurora Picture Show, Houston.

1998: MIGBOT, performance-installation, Winter Street Art Center, Houston

1998: El ENTRECEJO, performer/writer, Mexi-Carte Museum, Austin; La Pena, Austin

1998: CARMENLAND: A DAY IN LA MEZCLA, Dance Umbrella, Performer, Dougherty Arts Center Austin, Texas

1998: NORTH BY SOUTH, performer/writer, with AlienNation Co., Diverse Works

1998 A LAS CINCO TE DESMAYO, director/writer/performer, Austin, Cultural Center

1998: BETWEEN THE PLACES, performer/writer, with AlienNation Co., DiverseWorks

1998: DEAR ANN, dir. René Peñalosa, short film, actor, Austin, Texas

1998: PARACHUTE, Stage Manager, The Americas Concert of Lourdes Perez, Houston

1996-97: MALINCHUCA, writer/performer, solo piece, Austin and on national tour

1997: CENTZONTLE, Palacios Productions, Model of CD front cover, Austin, TX

1997: SHE DANCES SHIVA, Chor. Anuradha Naimpally, Production Manager, stage manager, Synergy Studio Austin, Texas

1997: CHUPA THIS COMEDY FEST (featuring Culture Clash) Chicano/Latino Film Forum, Stage manager, State theater, Austin, Texas

1997: LA LLORONA, short film, Los Llorones Production, actor, Austin, Texas

1996: AMANDO MENOS CERO, writer/performer, solo piece, Austin

1996 BODY COUNT, Day Without Art/World Aids Day (Estimated 1000 participants), Project Coordinator South Congress Bridge, Austin, Texas

1996: VISIONS OF INDEPENDENCE ART. Opening. La Pena. Wrote and performed Amando Menos Cero. Las Manitas Restaurant, Austin, Texas

1996: Zed Site Performance with Sally Jacques, Mike Arnold, Ivry Newsome. Stage Manager. Travis Park empty pool Austin, Texas

1996: Q'ARIA SIN MARIA, 501 Production Studios, video short, Acted as Sra. Bellini, Dobie Theater.Austin

1996: La mujer Zapatista nunca es victima, Comite de Solidaridad con Chiapas y Mexico--Fund-raiser. Wrote and presented piece based on a compilation of rape victim accounts. Ruta Maya Coffee House, Austin

1996: World Music Radio Show. Host radio show, interviewed female artists. KOOP Radio. Austin

1996: La Pena, Joining of African and Latin Roots. Improvisational performer and stage manager. Kovac Theater Austin, Texas

1996: Third Annual "Sounding of the Chakras". Performed one hour reading accompanied by Ellen Fullman¹s Long String Instrument and vocals by Linda Montano.. The Candy Factory. Austin, Texas

1995: La Pena . Day of the Dead Celebration. Master of Ceremony, Set/Costume Designer and Performer. Austin Community College Theater, Austin, Texas

1995 La Peña .Day of the Dead Celebration. Master of Ceremony, Set/Costume Designer and Performer Chicago House Theater. Austin, Texas

1995: La Pena, Performed Macorina, Chicago House Theater, Austin, Texas

1995: MY HEART IS A CONTEMPORARY PRAYER. The Deborah Hay Dance Company (17 performers). Performed death phantomess. Designed four costumes. Helm Fine Arts Theater. Austin

1995: The National Association for Chicano Studies. 22nd Annual Conference, Noche de Cultura Performed Malinchuca. Spokane, Washington

1994 Rethinking La Malinche Art Exhibit . Wrote and Performed Malinchuca. Mexic-Arte Museum. Austin

1991 to 1992 Teatro Comunitario en Espanol. Collaborated in the establishment of TCE, a community based theater composed of Latinos of diverse cultural, social and economical backgrounds. TCE is missioned to provide the Hispanic community with a tool for cultural identification and expression.

1992: Cuauhtemoc y Eulalia by Salvador Novo Performed Eulalia. Mexic-Arte Museum .Austin

1991: CUAUHTEMOC, by Salvador Novo. Performed Malinche, designed costumes for a cast of 12 members. Mexic-Arte Museum. Austin

Since 1991 Angeles has designed costumes for various productions, including:

1998: WATSONVILLE: SOME PLACE NOT HERE, by Cherrie Moraga, with Frontera/Teatro Humanidad Cansada, Austin

1995: VOILA, by Deborah Hay

1994: MY HEART, by Deborah Hay

1992: CUAUHETEMOC, by Salvador Novo, with Teatro Comunitario en Espanol

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