Dena Rivera has a career rich with experience in the entertainment industry. Over the span of her career she has compiled a long list of industry accomplishments, some of which are:
- Directing – Dena has now broadened the scope of her talent to include directing and production. Now being filmed is the TV Series “Force©”. Force© Website. Information for the show can also be found on the Force© IMDb page.
- Writer – Ms. Rivera has written several notable works. A novel, “The Final Deception”; two plays, “Funky Good Time – The James Brown Story” and “The Epiphany” (soon to be filmed as a short).
- Actress Film – Starring roles in two movies – (“The Last Ride” (IMDb) and “Return to Honor“), supporting roles in “Choose” and most recently “Amnesty” as Detective Sabrina Wells.
- Actress Television – Singing appearances on The Tonight Show and The Arsenio Hall Show. Lead Role (Dominique Austin) in A-Town East. Featured segment on PM Magazine.
- Singer National Tours – Professional backup singer for Jimmy Buffett (MCA Records), The Rascals Reunion Tour (Atlantic Records), and PM (Warner Brothers), and All Men Can’t Be Dogs (stage play – Marvelous Productions).
- Actor/Singer Musical Theatre – Singer/dancer featured or starring in the Equity productions of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Theater of the Stars – Fox Theater, Atlanta), The All Night Strut and Little Shop of Horrors. Regional productions include starring roles in 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’. Featured roles include The Wiz, West Side Story and Evita.
- Dena also choreographed Guys and Dolls (Stage Door), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Neighborhood), The Jimmy Buffett Tour and the video “Jamaica Farewell” in rotation on VH1 and MTV.