If there ever was one singular show business sensation, it is legendary Oscar-winning actress-singer-dancer Rita Moreno. She continues to wow audiences after more than six decades.
An internationally-acclaimed and honored performer and lecturer, Ms. Moreno provides a fascinating look into the world of entertainment.
With her quick wit and earthy candor, she’ll share experiences, anecdotes and encounters with some of show businesses’ biggest names. She has it all — being one of only 12 living performers who have the distinct honor of winning all of the industry’s most prestigious awards: The Oscar®, The Emmy®, The Tony® and The Grammy®.
Ms. Moreno was honored by The Kennedy Center for a lifetime of artistic achievement. Her status as a national treasure was previously recognized when President George W. Bush presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Obama awarded her the American National Medal of the Arts for her lifetime of service and contributions to the arts.
Rita is currently starring in and executive produced the Steven Spielberg directed remake of “West Side Story.” Her documentary, “Just a Girl Who Decided To Go For it,” is streaming on Netflix.
She is most proud of being a trailblazer for Latinos in the entertainment industry.