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‘West Facet Story’ Oscar winner Rita Moreno to talk at CU Boulder

‘West Facet Story’ Oscar winner Rita Moreno to talk at CU Boulder

Moreno is considered one of solely 17 performers to have ever received an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

BOULDER, Colo. — EGOT winner Rita Moreno will converse in Boulder this month.

The Cultural Occasions Board (CEB) on the College of Colorado (CU) will host the award-winning actress, singer and dancer on Tuesday, Sep. 20, at 7 p.m. on the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

As a free, first-come-first-serve, non-ticketed occasion, college students, school and workers will likely be ushered into the venue first, adopted by neighborhood members.

Moreno received an Academy Award for her portrayal of Anita in 1961’s “West Facet Story” and appeared as Valentina within the 2021 remake. She’s additionally received a Grammy, Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe.

Moreno is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nationwide Medal of Arts, and the Display screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.

“Rita Moreno is a robust, highly effective, profitable girl in a male-dominated trade,” mentioned Cole Metcalf, a CEB audio system coordinator.

“Her skill to rise to the extent of stardom that she did through the Golden Age of Hollywood is extremely spectacular and inspirational,” Metcalf mentioned. “The Board anticipates that she’s going to give nice perception into her profession and believes her lifelong expertise might present inspiration to college students as we speak.”

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