Julee Cerda is an American actress known for her role in Showtime's "Homeland" as Press Secretary Reiko Umon, Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" as Diaz's thieving cousin Jazmina, and other guest star appearances on "House of Cards", "Billions", and "Time After Time". She can also be seen in Morten Tyldum's feature film "Passengers" and Nancy Meyers' "The Intern". On stage, Julee most recently co-starred in Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company production of Lydia R. Diamond's "Smart People" and will be working with Tony Award-winning director, Kenny Leon, in a revival of Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God" at the 2017 Berkshire Theatre Festival.
Ethnicity: Korean / Dominican
Languages: English / Spanish
Interests: Vegan Food / Yoga / Skiing
Children of a Lesser God
by Mark Medoff
directed by Kenny Leon
with Joshua Jackson, John McGinty, Lauren Ridloff and Stephen Spinella
at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage
Berkshire Theatre Group's Stockbridge Campus, 83 East Main Street
Previews: Thursday, June 22 - Friday, June 23
Press Opening/Opening Night: Saturday, June 24 at 8pm
Talkback: Monday, June 26 after 7pm performance
Closing: Saturday, July 22 at 8pm
Tickets: $65 ($45 Previews)
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This summer, Julee will be joining the cast of the Berkshire Theatre Group's revival of Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God" directed by Tony Award-winning director, Kenny Leon.
"The department store scenes are some of the best. Cerda really nails them...Here, Diamond really uncovers the seemingly small, but significant, ways in which people of color, even those with money and education, are never treated equal to whites with the same means and education."
"In large part, the four members of the True Colors ensemble are up to the challenge of humanizing their potentially intimidating characters...New York-based actress Julee Cerda scores delightfully as the chic Ginny."