Vilma is delighted to be making her Rogue Theater debut in Mala, her second Melinda Lopez play, after having appeared in Sonja Flew at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre. Vilma has been a company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for 25 seasons, appearing in over 50 productions. Among her favorites are Destiny of Desire, Mojada, The River Bride, Water By The Spoonful, King Lear, Henry VIII, A View From The Bridge, The Taming of the Shrew, Gibraltar, Pericles, Two Sisters and a Piano, The Three Musketeers, and The Magic Fire. Other theaters include Steppenwolf Theatre, TheatreWorks, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Dallas Theater Center, American Conservatory Theater, El Teatro Campesino, among others. Vilma represented OSF at Ten Chimneys as the 2011 recipient of the Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship. Vilma would like to especially thank Jessica and Penny for this wonderful experience, sends gratitude to Mr. Jim Edmundson, and dedicates Mala to her parents Vilma Perez and Silvio Antonio Silva-Re.