Vicky Araico Cassas
Projects: Bucket List
Vicky graduated from Law School Escuela Libre de Derecho in 2001 in Mexico City. She then trained as an actor at Centro Universitario de Teatro, Mexico’s National University (UNAM) before completing an MA in Movement Studies at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, in London, UK, in 2009.
Vicky has been movement director for Antony & Cleopatra, Much Ado about Nothing, The Winter’s Tale (all at Central), Tartuffe, The Miracle and Echoes from the Deep Song (all at East 15), and The Kapok Tree (Eye Spy) all in London. In México she has worked as movement coach in Alberto’s Villareal, ´La consagración del invierno´ and Luis de Tavira’s ´Citerea' at CUT UNAM.
As an actress Vicky has worked on stage, film and television. Her acclaimed solo show ‘Juana in a Million’, was awarded with a Fringe First Award at the Fringe Edinburgh Festival (2012), Best One-woman show at the ‘United Solo’ Festival in NYC (2013), a Maria Douglas Award for Best Actress in a solo show by the Mexican Association of Theatre Critics (APT) (2014) and a nomination as best actress at the Offies Awards (Off West End) in London, UK.
Recent stage roles include Milagros in Ad Infinitum’s Bucket List for The Pleasance at 2016’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Antigone in Wajdi Mouawad’s Oedipus Tears, Connie in Lucy Prebble’s The Effect, Sheherezade in Prophecy in the Future Tense at the International Festival of Experimental Theatre (Cairo, Egypt); Agrippinain Britannicus at the Accidental Festival, London; and performing in dreamthinkspeak’s production In the beginning was the end.