ROSE CHARMAINE CAMACHO
Rose is a Filipina theatre actor who has been performing since she was 10, doing piano and voice recitals, joining her school’s choir, and attending acting workshops every summer too (Trumpets Playshop and Repertory Philippines). Eventually, she became a trained actor when she attended one of the country’s top universities, the University of the Philippines. There she took up a Certificate in Theatre Arts and BA Theatre arts, majored in performance, graduated with honors, and was a resident actor for Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas (Dulaang UP). She is best known for her skill in portraying multiple roles in Aeschylus’ Oresteia (as Cassandra, Electra, and Apollo) and Haring Ubu or Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi (as the Queen and Juan).
Other plays she has been in are Ang Sopranong Kalbo (Filipino translation of Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano as the Fire Chief), Myths of Love (as “Young Actor” in a dance concert adaption of Mike George’s 7 Myths of Love), and both in Dulaang Laboratoryo: Obra ni Maestra (as Thespa), Finding the Sun (as Cordelia).
She has also been part of numerous acting and dance ensembles too, a few to mention are #R</3J (a Filipino contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet), Katatawanan ng Kalituhan (a Filipino translation of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors), Hari ng Wala (a Filipino adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt), and Bilanggong Pag-ibig (an adaptation of Jean Genet’s Prisoner of Love), and more.
Apart from plays, she is also trained in production and backstage work and has experience in stage managing (Project Mayhem Production’s Over My Dead Body/Katre), costumes (DUP’s Adarna, a Filipino folk tale), lights (DUP’s Duchess of Malfi), sponsorship (Floy Quintos’ Collection), publicity (DUP’s Noli Me Tangere: The Opera), directing (Elias Inocentes in Dulaang Laboratoryo), and puppetry (Papet
Pasyon and Hibla ng Langit for Teatrong Mulat), and a lot more.