A versatile actress Kiké has appeared in musicals, plays, performance art works, as well as her own solo performance pieces. She studied acting and received degrees from Los Angeles City College, San Francisco State University, and East 15 Acting School in London, England. She has studied musical theatre with Faith Prince, acting with Richard Seyd, and voiceover with David Rosenthal.

Kiké started writing and performing solo plays in the workshops of Bill Talen (Reverend Billy) and Anne Galjour (performer and playwright of Alligator Tales) with the short solo pieces, Ode to Oscar, Aunt Gladys, and Napa.

In 2005, she returned to San Francisco after living in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and began creating Tolula, a full-length solo play about love and loss, life in small-town New Mexico, and the U.S. - Mexico border. Tolula was performed throughout the Bay Area.

Kiké is an acting coach and works with a wide range of performers from all disciplines. She also specializes in working with solo artists, developing and crafting both the script and performance.

"Kike's own character work is dazzling and she can help you to learn how to get the precision and physical dexterity you'll need for yours."
— David Ford, Director in Residence, The Marsh, San Francisco

"Kike is a gifted writer, performer, and director and the kind of person you need on your side if you are crafting a story for the stage. She is not afraid of the persistance and passion that shapes the everyday story into a solo play.
— Ron Jones,Writer and Solo Performer