Belen began working with Antaeus in 2011, playing Gladys in their award-winning production of Noel Coward’s Peace In Our Time. Also at ANTAEUS: Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White, The Curse of Oedipus, Shakespeare’s King Phycus, The Thin Man and many ClassicsFests. In 2013, Antaeus took the reading of Allan Miller’s The Fox to the Annenberg in Palm Springs with Coyote Stageworks – Belen received a Desert Star Award nomination for Best Lead Actress for her performance. In Los Angeles, Belen has performed at The Odyssey, The Hollywood Fringe Festival (Shakepeare’s King Phycus – Best Comedy Nominee and Winner, Best of Fringe Extension 2013) and with Improvatorium’s Sunday Brunch Company. Originally from the Bay Area, Belen has performed in many theaters, including the historic Magic Theatre in San Francisco. Favorite roles include Ilse in Spring Awakening, Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest and Bananas in House of Blue Leaves. She holds a B.A. in French Studies and Theater from Mills College. Additionally, Belen studied Dramatic Literature at University of Paris X (Nanterre) and trained at L’École Nationale du Cirque Annie Fratellini in Paris, France. Television credits include Space: Above & Beyond, The Net and Nash Bridges. She is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.
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