Brenda Orellana is an actor, writer and director from Los Angeles, California dedicated in bringing untold stories to light. Brenda is a third-year MFA Acting candidate at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where her CBT theatre credits include People Where They Are, Alias Grace, King Charles III, The Madwoman of Chaillot, Urinetown, and A Christmas Carol. To continue her work in directing, devising and writing she co-founded Hear Me Roar Theatre Company with her cohort Aleah Vassell, where she will be workshopping and performing her new play Sun Kissed Montañas here in Knoxville in March 2020. She’d like to thank John for the wonderful opportunity of being in such a heartwarming play and to you all for your support. Brenda is a proud AEA member.