Dena Rivera has an expansive and rich history of achievements in the entertainment industry.  Over the span of her career she has compiled a long list of accomplishments and continues to strive for excellence and creative fulfillment. Some accomplishments include:


Directing – Debuting the film short “Vigilante” (Vigilante Website or Vigilante IMDb) in August 2015.  Dena Rivera is anticipating her next short “The Epiphany” in the winter of 2015.  She has also directed the filming on the trailer for the TV Series “Force©”.  Force© Website.  Information for the show can also be found on the Force© IMDb page.

Writer – Screenplays include the feature biopic film, “Breaking News“, TV series “Force”, and shorts “Vigilante” and “The Epiphany”. She has as well written a novel, “The Final Deception”; and a stage play, “Funky Good Time – The James Brown Story.”.

Acting Credits – The Tonight Show and The Arsenio Hall Show.

  • “The Last Ride” (IMDb) andReturn to Honor, supporting roles in “Choose” and most recently Amnesty as Detective Sabrina Wells.

National Tours

  • Jimmy Buffett (MCA Records),
  • The Rascals Reunion Tour (Atlantic Records)
  • PM (Warner Brothers)
  • All Men Can’t Be Dogs (stage play – Marvelous Productions).

Musical Theatre

  • Equity productions of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Theater of the Stars – Fox Theater, Atlanta),
  • The All Night Strut
  • Little Shop of Horrors.
  • Regional – Blues for an Alabama Sky, Smokey Joe’s Café, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Stage Door Theater), Putting It Together and Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Wiz, West Side Story and Evita.


  • Guys and Dolls (Stage Door), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Neighborhood), The Jimmy Buffett Tour and video “Jamaica Farewell”.