Melisa Pereyra

Actress/Director/Writer

Photo by Morgana Wilborn

I am a latinx professional actress working in the regional theatre with a particular interest in poetic language.

an actor onstage
We Have Suffered Enough
Essay

We Have Suffered Enough

The Cost of Performing Trauma for Women of Color

12 September 2019

Melisa Pereyra talks about how suffering goes hand in hand with being a woman of color actor, how trauma is held in the body, and how audiences react when stories lack grief.