Yesenia Garcia Herrington, MFA
Assistant Professor of Drama

Round Rock Campus
4400 College Park Dr.
Round Rock, TX 78665

P: 512.223.1790×26564

Yesenia Garcia Herrington, MFA, Assistant Professor of Drama, is an actress, advocate, entrepreneur and educator. She is a graduate of Southwestern University (B.A. Theatre & Communication) and The University of Texas at Austin (MFA Acting). As a solo artist, Mrs. Herrington wrote, produced and designed a bilingual one-woman show entitled Remembering Chevo, performed at Dixon Place and Alvin Ailey in New York City. Internationally, Mrs. Herrington has performed and taught master acting classes through the Promising Performing Artists of the 21st Century Program in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Mrs. Herrington’s wide and varied film performances have been screened at LALIFF, SXSW, AFF, LA Shorts, Cine Sol, Clermont-Ferrand Festival in France and by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, where her film was nominated for a Student Emmy Award. Mrs. Herringtons’s commercial, print and voice-over work has had local, regional and national distribution for companies such as Verizon Wireless, Time Warner Cable, Dr. Pepper among others. She is passionate about providing students access and equity to quality arts education. She serves the project coordinator for Austin ISD’s Creative Learning Initiative and is the founder of C2C Multimedia, a creative media production firm in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Herrington is represented by The Atherton Group (TX, CA, LA).

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