Finding Value and Inspiration In Your Craft with Actor & Filmmaker Ura Yoana Sánchez
That’s How We Role welcomes Actress, Playwright, Producer and Filmmaker, Ura Yoana Sánchez.
As a playwright, she co-wrote the comedy, The Jedi Papi Chulo and The Power Pansa, which was first seen at The La Tea Theater and The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, as well as Sacred Spaces. Most recently, she has started writing the one-act play anthology series, On The Block, of which it's first installment, Bodega Cat was shown at The Pro Black Theater Festival in February 2021.
As a filmmaker, she produced, wrote and directed the film "Finding Home”, which is a tribute to victims of child abuse. This was the freshman project under her own production company, Cuentos De Ada Productions, which Ura founded with the purpose of creating universally relevant film and theater productions. Cuentos De Ada (is a play on words meaning fairy tale, in Spanish, the literal translation, “Tales of Ada”. Ada is Ura’s mother, whose legacy lives on through the work of this company.
Her second short film"SOMNIO" is currently in post production. Her third film, "As The Ashes Settle, The Fire Stirs" began production in March 2021.
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To help fund Ura's latest film, there is a GoFundMe for As The Ashes Settle, The Fire Stirs
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