Born in McAllen, Texas and raised in Chicago, Belinda is an actor, musician, singer/songwriter and educator. She completed her BA in Theatre and English at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Formerly, she was an artistic ensemble member with Teatro Luna from 2005-2010. Belinda is co-founder of The Luna Blues Machine, a band formed with sister Maritza Cervantes that infuses the sounds of folk, hip-hop, Latin and soul. Most recently, Belinda has become an Associate Artist with Voice of the City and is currently teaching VOTC’s Fine Arts for Tots of Logan Square, a music and movement program for babies and tots.
Blues Machine was in residence from January to August 2008 to complete
their first full-length CD, a compilation of original music in their
eclectic style of Latin, folk and hip hop.
For a video of Luna Blues Machine at the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival click here. And check them out in Miami!