(Bio as of December 2016)
Esperanza America previously appeared in Destiny of Desire at South Coast Repertory and Arena Stage. Additional theater credits include Habitat, The Vault: Bankrupt and The Vault: Unlocked (The Vault Ensemble); A Mexican Trilogy, La Olla and Dementia by Evelina Fernandez and Melancholia (Los Angeles Theatre Center and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela). Television credits include Southland and Single Ladies, as well as various television commercials. Film credits include Cry Now, Gino’s Wife, Kristen’s Christmas Past and Rob Zombie’s 31, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. She was born and raised in East Los Angeles and received her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles’ School of Theater, Film and Television.