ERIKA SABEL FLORES

Actress / Filmmaker

I am an actor because I get to be the Queen of a foreign country, the villain, the refugee, the mafia wife, the prostitute, the murderer...  I get to give all these people voices and thoughts and feelings that are mine, but they are not. I get to discover the places inside myself where I'm a lover and a fighter. I am but without being. I dream, I scheme, I dress up and I wear masks. I show the audience everything, and nothing at all. I get to lie while I tell the truth. I get to be naked and reveal myself through the words of writers and poets. I get to cry and scream and laugh and live for a moment the life of anyone I want...