Gwen Benitez is a Mexican-American first-generation interdisciplinary artist. She has her B.A. from the University of California, Riverside as a double major in Dance & Theatre and Film. Gwen hopes to merge writing with her overall interest in storytelling, which she has a primary background with in performing. She is currently based in LA and involved in freelance passion projects revolving around the theme of trauma, grief, and joy. She is happy to connect with artists of all kinds to continue a trajectory of bringing authentic awareness to the experiences/narratives of women/people of color.