SER ANZOATEGUI

Ser Anzoategui stars in the role of Eddie in the upcoming STARZ NETWORK drama series, VIDA. Anzoategui is a non-binary Latinx/Chicanx actor/playwright/artivist with the gender pronoun They/Them/Theirs.

Anzoategui’s is recognized for their recurring guest starring role on HULU’s Emmy nominated EAST LOS HIGH as openly queer character, Daysi Cantu. They have also guest starred on CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, THE FOSTERS, SHAMELESS and other TV projects. They appeared as themself, a comic on LATV’s LATINO 101.

Upon graduating from Loyola Marymount University, this native East Angelenx wrote their first solo show at Casa 0101 in Boyle Heights, titled SER and soon after was selected for the Redcat Studio series in 2008. For the world premiere, they worked closely with Louie Perez of legendary Chicano band Los Lobos, penning original lyrics to the music of the solo show. The play was a hit, garnering five LA Weekly nominations, two LA Weekly Awards and multiple rave reviews.

Anzoategui’s second solo show about queer and trans topics, CATHOLIC SCHOOLS DAZE, sold out in theaters throughout Los Angeles and at colleges and universities. In 2012, they received a Broadway World nod for Best Supporting Actress in a musical for Evangeline the Queen of Make Believe with music by the Grammy winning band, Los Lobos.

Ser has been a Boyle Heights community member since 2004, making numerous contributions including collaborations with the East LA Housing Corporation, participation in city initiative workshops & performances, active artivism with Nela Alliance creating theatre in response to the many challenging issues caused by gentrification in NE LA, and farming via the Boyle Heights community garden: Proyecto Jardin. Anzoategui has worked with Mujeres De Maiz, Latino Equality Alliance, GSA Network, California Endowment, Gender Justice LA, TransLatina Coalition, LA LGBTQ Center’s Mi Centro, Casa 0101, Self Help Graphics, Eviction Defense Network, Grammy winning artists Quetzal/Aloe Blacc/Maya Jupiter and autonomous collective Eastside Cafe.

Anzoategui was a selected playwright for the prestigious 2017 Maria Irene Fornes Playwriting Workshop at the University of Notre Dame in Chicago. Anzoategui is playing a significant role in empowering and advocating for the local community as well as educating the larger society through entertainment.

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TWITTER: @seranzoategui

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