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BIOGRAPHIES

From Les MisÚrables:

RONA FIGUEROA (Eponine) was most prominently seen as Kim in the Broadway production of Miss Saigon. Off-Broadway credits include Grusha in the Caucasian Chalk Circle, Turandot in Turandot, and Madeline True in The Wild Party. She wrote and starred in Waiting in the Wings, a film short that garnered Best Movie awards from the Director's Guild of America, the Academy of Television, Arts and Science, the Dusty Festival and the Portuguese Festival. Love to Mom.

RONA FIGUEROA (Eponine) recently played Eponine in the third national tour, travelling to such cities as Chicago, Boston, Detroit, Vancouver, Seattle and Atlanta. She made her Broadway debut in 1993 as Kim in Miss Saigon. Since then, Off-Broadway credits include Grusha in The Caucasian Circle, Turandot in Turandot and Madeline True in The Wild Party. She has made several appearances on David Letterman and was featured on Cosby. Dragonheart II, in which she plays a Chinese princess/dragonslayer/kung fu warrior in a Raffaella DeLaurentis film, is due out Christmas 1999.

RONA FIGUEROA (Ensemble) has played Eponine in both the Broadway and national touring productions of Les MisÚrables. She made her Broadway debut in 1993 as Kim in Miss Saigon. She can be seen kung fu fighting in the movie Dragonheart: A New Beginning in the role of Lian.


From Miss Saigon:

RONA FIGUEROA makes her professional debut in Miss Saigon, first understudying the role of Kim on the first national tour when it opened in Chicago in 1992, and then taking over the role on Broadway a year later. Born and raised by two musical parents in the San Francisco area, Rona began piano lessons and dance classes at the age of five and has continued to expand into almost every other facet of the arts. In addition to performing with the To Be Loved top 40s show band, Rona's stage credits include West Side Story and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. Rona thanks God, parents, friends, voice teacher Neil Semer, and acting teacher Sande Shurin for their never-ebbing enthusiasm and confidence, especially Alejandro Figueroa for whom all shows are dedicated.