Rising Voices Season
A young Caribbean immigrant mother struggling to make ends meet at her fabric factory job finds a release through her abandoned dream of dance.
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Stacy Pascal Gaspard
Stacy Pascal Gaspard is currently a Directing Fellow at the AFI Conservatory. Initially a Pre-Med student at Nova Southeastern University, she went on to double major in Theatre and Media Communications — the first in her family to earn her Bachelor’s in the US.
On the screen, Stacy strives to share her rich vibrant Afro Latin Caribbean Culture and the intersectionality of the Black diaspora.
Stacy is a natural performer, with experience dancing Salsa, Hip Hop, and Modern. She has acted in narrative films and national commercials, and earned diversity scholarships for both Groundlings and UCB.
The oldest of five siblings, raised by her single Haitian mother and grandmother, Stacy Pascal Gaspard doesn’t take her dreams lightly, and doesn’t think you should either.