BiografíaBianca Marroquin was born in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León and raised on the border between Matamoros, Tamaulipas and Brownsville, Texas.She began her career in Mexico City D.F. in the productions of Beauty and the Beast by Walt Disney, Rent, Phantom of the Opera, The Vagina Monologues andChicago.For her portrayal of Roxie Hart in Chicago, Bianca received 5 awards by the Mexican Critics including Revelation of the Year and Best Actress.In the summer of 2002, Bianca was invited to do a crossover from Mexico to New York, doing her Broadway debut with the English version of Roxie Hart and thenjoining the Chicago Tour throughout the United States and Canada which in 2004 she received Helen Hayes Award in Washington, DCAfter a tour of almost 2 years she officially moves to NY to continue succeeding in her career.Creates the character of Carmen in the revival of the classic 2006 Tony-winning musical, Pajama Game starring Harry Connick, Jr.Her perseverance and talent have been very important factors that have allowed her to repeatedly return a numerous amount of times to the Broadway Companyof Chicago and have the opportunity to share the stage with actors like George Hamilton, Patrick Swazey, Gregory Harrison, Tom Wopat, Wayne Brady, PattyLaBelle, Usher, Kevin Richardson, Huey Lewis and Joey Lawrence.She was invited to record in the special edition album of the tenth anniversary of Chicago singing a medley of 3 songs of the character Roxie in Spanish, sharingcredits in the album with artists such as Liza Minnelli, Brooke Shields and Melanie Griffith.In April 2008 The Consulate General of Mexico in New York gives Bianca recognition for her successful work as an actress on the Broadway play Chicago.In the same year, Bianca achieves her American TV debut on the soap opera One Life to Live. And additionally other musical theater credits in the U.S. like “and theWorld Goes Round” in the Barrington Stage Company Theatre and “Bye Bye Birdie” as the character of Rose Alvarez in the North Shore Music Theatre for which shewon an IRNE award for best musical theatre actress.After a six year absence from the Mexican stage, Bianca returns to Mexico with an autobiographical concert in October 2008 “Solo Pido” for which she receivesan award for best foreign show by the APT.In March 2009, she marks her official return to Mexico City with the premier of the classic musical The Sound of Music “La Novicia Rebelde” as Maria Reiner.In the summer of that same year, she returns to Broadway to join the company of In the Heights in the character of Daniela.In the fall of 2010 she also participated as a judge on the reality TV show "Mira Quien Baila", broadcasted on Univision Networks, with explosive ratings.She is currently taking a theatrical career break after another successful season in Chicago on Broadway.On April of this year she is invited to be one of the jurors in the new reality show by TELEVISA "Pequeños Gigantes" program that airs every Sunday in Mexicoand Latin America, reaching record ratings.Parallel to this she has begun recording her first starring role in a soap opera in Mexico, produced by Luis de Llano, which will be broadcasted inover 65 countries around the world.
Theatre Here is a breakdown of her outstanding passage through stages of Mexico and the world, garnering roles and positioning herself as one of the most complete musical theatre artist worldwide.Beauty and the Rent Phantom of the The Vagina Pajama Game Beast 1999 – 2000 Opera Monologues (Broadway) 1997-1998 México 2000 – 2001 2002 – 2003 2005 – 2006 México Character: México México Character:: Character: Swing & Substitute Character: Character: Carmen Ensemble for Mimi Swing, Dance Capt & Woman 3 Theatre: Alternant of Meg Giry. American Airlines Theatre
TheatreAnd the World Solo Pido Bye Bye Birdie La Novicia Rebelde In the Heights Goes Round 2008 2008 2009 Summer 2010 2007 México USA México (Broadway) USA autobiographical Character: Character: Character:Barrington Stage concert Rose Alvarez. María Rainer Daniela Company Festival Cultural de Theatre: (Vontrapp) Theatre: Character: Tamaulipas North Shore Music Richard Rodgers Woman 2 Theatre Theatre
CHICAGO was the musical that in 2002 allowed her to cross borders from Mexico to New York and become the first Mexican toachieve a lead role in Broadway.Here a chronological recount of her successful passages through the stages she has visited with this musical. 2001 – 2002 June 2002 2003 – 2005 December 2003 Fall 2006 Fall 2009 México Debut on International Returns to Returns to Japan Tour Character: Broadway Tour Broadway Broadway Alongside Kevin Roxie Hart alongside George USA & Canadá alongside Patrick Alongside Usher Richardson (Backstreet Boy) Hamilton. Character: Swayze Ambassador Shubert Theatre Roxie Hart Ambassador Theatre Akasaka Theatre Theatre
Awards and Recognitions • 2002 the Mexican Critics Association granted her 5 awards including New Revelaction and best actress for her interpretation of Roxie Hart in Chicago. • 2004, Washington DC, she receives Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding lead actress in a musical. • April 2008, The Consulate General of Mexico in New York gives her recognition for her successful work as an actress in Chicago on Broadway. • 2009 Receives an IRNE Award (Independent Regional New England Award) for best lead actress in a Musical for her role as Rose Alvarez in Bye Bye Birdie. • ACPT Award • APT Award • Herald for Female revelation of the year for Chicago
Extras One Life to Live Mira Quien Baila Pequeños Gigantes 2007 Fall 2010 April to July 2011 USA USA México Soap Opera that airs on ABC. Jury in the dance reality transmitted Jury in the reality of talented Character: Yolanda Ríos on primetime by Univision Networks children. with very high raitings in the U.S. and Broadcast by Televisa in Spanish speaking countries. Mexico and all Latin American countries. The program has reached records ratings on its primetime showing every Sunday.
Future Plans• In June of this year she began recording her first soap opera of her career, "Esperanzadel Corazón”, getting a starring role and sharing cast with figures such as Lucía Méndez,Agustín Arana, Patricio Borguetti, Lisardo, Laureano Brizuela, Julissa, Marisol del Olmo,Mane de la Parra among others. The melodrama is produced by Luis de Llano, and isprojected to be transmitted to more than 65 countries, she hopes to attract a broadhispanic audience on her return to Broadway next year.• Promotional visits for her Soap Opera " Esperanza del Corazón " in Mexico, Latin America&USA.• In summer of 2011, will return as a judge on the dance reality "Mira Quien Baila" which isbroadcasted by Univision Networks.• Record a Spanish album with songs composed by her and include Broadway hits.• Image for advertising Campaigns in Mexico and USA.• She is scheduled to return to Broadway on February of 2012.