Stephanie Orentas is a manager, curator and cultural producer. She is a multifaceted forward thinker that centers her work in showcasing Latinx music, performing arts and beyond. She firmly puts artists first, managing Combo Chimbita, a tropical futurism band; Bembona, a Panamanian-Boricua DJ and artist; powerhouse Xenia Rubinos; and South America’s pop icon Alex Anwandter. She holds a crucial role in the festival-service organization globalFEST, running the day-to-day which includes the flagship festival, free conference and more. She’s a core member of La Liga Zine, organizing community events and self-publishing zines, including their NALAC-funded “En Mi Piel”. In the past she’s worked at renown NYC record shop Other Music, co-founded youth art program Casa Experimental, and worked closely with small nonprofit teams at Writing On It All. Currently, she sits on the advisory board for New Latin Wave.
Resume available upon request.