Rocky Vega is a New York City based actor gaining attention for her fiery characterizations. Notable regional and New York City credits include: Boleros for the Disenchanted at Theater VI, Comedy of Errors at Shakespeare & Company, and Dancing in my Cockroach Killers at Pregones/PRTT. Most recently, she has been seen around the city in Girls Will Be Girls at the WOW Cafe Theatre and Bayside! the Musical as everyone’s favorite shopper, Lisa Turtle at Theater80. Onscreen, Ms. Vega starred in a web-series called The Witches of Norwood, a film The Heart of it All, and participated with The New York International Fringe Festival as Laura in Last Night at the Carmine. She also wrote and performed her solo show, Tangled in the Reins, in NYC, about the time she backpacked Southeast Asia and Australia. Ms. Vega trained with Bob Krakower, UCB, and the LAByrinth Theater Company’s Theater Intensive Ensemble. She is an advocate of new and collaborative works. Vega is an alumna of Wellesley College and her theater studies has taken her to LAMDA in London, the National Theater Institute at the O’Neill Center, Summer Training Congress at ACT in San Francisco, Shakespeare & Company and even St. Petersburg, Russia. She also trained classically in piano and voice during her formative years.
In Caroline Kelly Franklin’s “Last Night at The Carmine” 7 life changing moments occur on the roof of a treasured NYC pre war building that will be condemned following day. This heart wrenching, funny, sexy play uses a completely unique format, taking untranslatable words from fourteen different languages and using them to discover these indefinable moments. Come experience The Carmine’s unforgettable last night.