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Pitt student takes the stage in professional production of ‘The Tempest’

Julia De Avilez Rocha (middle, far right), a senior English literature and theatre arts student, plays Ceres in a modern adaptation of “The Tempest.” She acts alongside Tamara Tunie (center) as Prospero, a woman in a contemporary Pittsburgh hospital fighting late-stage breast cancer.

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Julia De Avilez Rocha, a senior at Pitt, got a start in pursuing her dream at Pittsburgh Public Theater with her role as Ceres in “The Tempest.”

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The Tempest