Oral Herstory - Marisol L. Torres

Marisol L. Torres

Education/Degrees/Certificates: B.A. Latin American Studies, Cal State L.A., M.F.A. Dramatic Writing, Television, Film, & Theatre, Cal State L.A.

Art Mediums: Performer, Visual Artist, and Writer

Themes: growing up in the San Fernando Valley in larger family; father is Mexican, mother is Nicaraguan; interested in art, music, and performance at a very young age; played piano, sang in

the choir, arts; became part of the Chusma teatro group; recruited to present work at International Womyn’s Day; member of In Lak Ech spoken word group; meanings of decolonization; acknowledges her mentors.