Broadway Podcast Network – #140 – PALOMA GARCIA

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE Paloma Garcia-Lee / @palomagarcialee   Paloma Garcia-Lee is an established actress who gained notoriety for her standout performances on the Broadway stage and now is making an outstanding leap to television and film. Paloma’s career is on a meteoric trajectory, and there’s no chance of slowing down anytime soon. Dynamic [...]

“West Side Story”: The evolution of a classic

"West Side Story": The evolution of a classic On a cool January night in New York City, I made my way to The Broadway Theatre to see a preview performance of Ivo Van Hove and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s re-envisioning of the landmark musical “West Side Story.” As the hour drew closer to eight inside [...]

The BARE Magazine December 2021

Paloma Garcia-Lee stars as Graziella in the heart felt, visually outstanding musical, “West Side Story,” directed by Steven Spielberg. Grab your tickets ASAP. Paloma is a triple threat shimmering talent with a heart to match. We were blown away by her warm energy and positive vibes on our shoot in Brooklyn recently. The role of [...]

Rivals in West Side Story, Ariana DeBose and Paloma Garcia-Lee Are Best Friends in Real Life

The actresses met over 13 years ago in a New York dance class and danced side by side in Spielberg's latest film. Anita and Graziella were quite literally made to be enemies. Anita, played by Ariana DeBose in Steven Spielberg’s dazzling recent adaptation of West Side Story, is dating Bernardo, leader of the Sharks, a [...]

Basking in the Moment with Paloma Garcia Lee of ‘WEST SIDE STORY’

Paloma was photographed and interviewed by Alison Engstrom; she was styled by Sarah Slutsky; makeup by Tina Turnbow and hair by Marc Mena; styling assistance Carlee Princell. First Look: Dress by Solace London; Shoes by M. Gemi; Hair pins by Lelet Above: Dress by Elie Saab; Jewelry by Alighieri ON SEEING THE FILM Tomorrow will [...]

The Biggest Lesson You Learn From Watching Steven Spielberg Work Up Close

The following Career Dispatch essay was written by Paloma Garcia-Lee, who plays Graziella in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” now playing in theaters. Patience, trust, and gratitude are some of the practices that have guided me through the last few years and have been a part of how “West Side Story” has changed my life. Something I [...]