Yaritza Pizarro was born in Bayamon Puerto Rico on March 21, 1979. At the age of seven her parents moved to New York City. In High School, Schomburg Satellite, Ms. Pizarro was introduced to Theater in which soon opened the first door into a soon career; at WOW, a Theatre in Manhattan. When Ms. Pizarro attended City College of New York she continue to explore acting and would find herself performing in the senior student director’s scenes.
One day Ms. Pizarro received a transcript, through mail, stating a major in Theater. Ms. Pizarro never signed any papers especially declaring a major, after analyzing the situation there was no other conclusion than this was a sign for her to declare Theater as her major. Ms. Pizarro as soon as she could went to the Theater Department and filled out the proper paper work. Once Ms. Pizarro declared Theater as her major she never stopped performing. Ms. Pizarro has been an ensemble in touring and on site Theater companies; Arts and Education, Harlem Repertory Theater, and Pregones Theater. She is currently seeking to connect with other actors, directors, writers, and all other artists to create work that will touch hearts and save souls.
“August the First.”
“Scrolls The Book of Life” part I, II, and III