Denise is a Puerto Rican director, actress, artist & designer. She was artistic director of the multi-cultural theatre alliance LADiversified Theater Company where she served as executive producer, director, designer, adapter and performer. She was a founding member of Latin Actors and a Few Others, KOAN and ELAC Theater, and is now associate artistic director of Bilingual Foundation of the Arts. Plays designed include Fefu and her Friends, Lysistrata Unbound, MACBETHX5, Cristo Vive, A Taste of Honey, Tempest Redux, Jacques Brel, Life Is A Dream, Pedro Infante y La Viuda Triunfante,The Greeks, La Posada Magica, Ivona, Princess Of Burgundia, Faust, Wild in Wichita, The Good Woman Of Setzuan, Cumbia De Mi Corazon, The Wide Wide Sea and No Exit. She’s appeared extensively on stage as an actress, recently in The Abuelas at the Antaeus Theatre Company and The Madres at Skylight Theatre and Victory Theatre in Chicago. She plays Doña Rosa in Snowfall and is currently directing the passion play Cristo Vive with original music by Laurent Eyquem at the historic Orpheum Theatre downtown Los Angeles.