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Víctor Maraña


Víctor created Río Bravo Film & Arts with the objective of giving voice to underrepresented and marginalized communities through performing and audiovisual arts. He believes art can work as a mean to improve society. He is heavily inspired by Augusto Boal's "Theatre of the Oppressed" technique, which he started learning in Mexico in 2010. Víctor holds a BFA in theatre from the Universidad de las Américas, Puebla/University of Exeter, UK. and a MA in theatre from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Víctor is currently studying a MS in Counseling at National University.

Veronica del Cerro


Verónica del Cerro (Actors Equity) has been a professional actor for over 15 years with international experience coming from stage, commercial,film, and voice over. Directing and teaching have become passions and she draws on all of her experiences to help actors develop an honest connection to themselves and the screen. Veronica holds a BS from Virginia Tech (Psychology and Theatre Arts), Graduate of Studio Theatre Conservatory, MA in Theatre from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London

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Dennis Garcia

Executive Producer

After graduating from Columbia College Chicago, Dennis went on to study with Sanford Meisner's apprentice, John Ruskin, at The Ruskin School Of  Acting in Santa Monica. He's worked with Academy Award winner Robert Richardson, commercial director Danny Ducovny and the late Peter Boyle. As a proud SAG-AFTRA member since 2008 Dennis has worked on numerous national commercials and can be seen in NBC's CHICAGO JUSTICE, CHICAGO MED, CHICAGO PD and the film SOUL SESSIONS. His latest film BARRIO BOY is in post production and is slated for a 2024 release.

Marissa Garay

Content Advisor • Researcher 

Marissa Garay has a B.A. in Theatre and an M.A. in Global Affairs and Management. She has lived and worked in both Mexico and the USA. She began her career as an actress and then transitioned into management and administration roles. She was Executive Assistant to the Secretary General and Executive Committee of ASSITEJ International from 2014-2017. She spent some time working in marketing planning and executing campaigns in both English and Spanish for a national dental company in the USA. She is now back at ASSITEJ International as Project Producer & Coordinator.

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