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Yolanda Arenas Papers, n.d., 1954?-1991 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Marta Martínez and María R. Estorino, January 2010

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Collection Overview

Title: Yolanda Arenas Papers, n.d., 1954?-1991Add to your cart.

ID: CHC5227

Creator: Arenas, Yolanda

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The Yolanda Arenas Papers are arranged into two series.  Please see the Finding Aid/Inventory section of this guide for more detailed information.

Date Acquired: 12/21/2009

Formats/Genres: Clippings, Photographs, Programs (documents), Scrapbooks

Languages: Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers of Cuban actress Yolanda Arenas include primarily photographs, clippings, and  programs of theater productions in which Arenas performed. Folders for a few productions include scripts with annotations by Arenas.  The collection also contains headshots and other portraits and audio and video recordings.

Biographical Note

Yolanda Arenas is a Cuban actress who trained in dance and theater in Havana, Cuba.  Among her various credits in Cuba, she formed part of the theater group Prometeo under the direction of Francisco Morín for two years in the late 1950s and acted in the story "Los Novios" in the 1960 film "Cuba '58."

In 1968, she went into exile in New York, where she acted with Repertorio Español. Arenas also performed in commercials and did voice over work.  She currently resides in Miami, Florida.

Subject/Index Terms

Actresses - Cuba
Theater - Cuba - History - 20th century
Theater - New York (State) - New York - History

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Yolanda (Arenas) Sabbatini

Separated Materials: A VHS copy of the film "Cuba '58" was moved to the Videotape Collection.

Related Materials: Repertorio Español Records (CHC5257); INTAR Theatre Records (CHC5159); Herberto Dumé Papers (CHC5141); Ofelia González Papers (CHC5241); and Laura Zarrabeitia Papers (CHC5228).  Available in the Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

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Sponsor Note: This collection was processed with the support of a grant from The Goizueta Foundation.

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Series 1: Productions, n.d., 1958-1982Add to your cart.
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by the title of the play or production in which Yolanda Arenas acted. These productions took place primarily in Havana, Cuba or New York. Files may contain clippings, photographs, or programs related to each play. The series also includes a scrapbook that sometimes duplicates or adds to the content of the productions files.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "El Alma buena de Se-Chuan," Director Vicente Revuelta, Teatro Estudio, La Habana, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: "Algo Salvaje en el lugar," Director Andrés Castro, Teatro "Las Mascaras," Havana, Cuba, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Beatriz Cenci," Director Francisco Morin, Sala Teatro "Prometeo," Havana, Cuba, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "La Bella y el Poeta," Director Herberto Dumé, La Habana, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Bodas de Sangre," Director René Buch, New York, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "Las Brujas de Salem," Director Gilda Hernández, Havana, Cuba, 1960 or 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Carina," Director Francisco Morin, Sala Promete, La Habana, 1958?Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "La Casa de Bernanda Alba," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, New York, 1979-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 9: "La Celestina," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Children Theater, Director Herberto Dumé, La Habana, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: "El círculo de tiza caucasiano," Director Ugo Uribe, Havana, Cuba, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "Cornudo, Apaleado y Contento," Academia Municipal de Arte Dramático, La Habana, 1956?Add to your cart.
Folder 13: "La Dama Boba," Director Francisco Morín, INTAR, New York, 1975-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 14: "Doña Rosita la Soltera," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, New York, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 15: "Las Impuras," Director Herberto Dumé, Teatro Mella, Havana, Cuba, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 16: "La Intimidad de una Estrella," Director Gilda Hernández, Sala Teatro Hubert de Blanck, Havana, Cuba, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 17: "El Jardín de los Cerezos," Teatro en T.V. ICR, Cuba, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 18: "La Más Fuerte," Director Francisco Morín, Teatro el Portón, New York, 1976?Add to your cart.
Folder 19: "La Misa del gallo," Director Gilda Hernández, Sala El Sótano, Havana, Cuba, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 20: "Mundo de cristal," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, New York, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 21: "Los Novios" from "Cuba '58" (film), Director José Miguel García Ascot, Cuba, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 22: "El Relojero de Córdoba," Havana?, 1964?Add to your cart.
Folder 23: "Rencor al Pasado," Director Francisco Morín, Sala Teatro Prometeo, Cuba, 1958?Add to your cart.
Folder 24: "Romeo y Julieta," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 25: "Las Vacas Gordas," Director Herberto Dumé, Teatro García Lorca, Havana, Cuba, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 26: "La Vida es Sueño," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, New York (1/2), 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 27: "La Vida es Sueño," Director René Buch, Repertorio Español, New York (2/2), 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Box 3: Scrapbook, 1960-1982Add to your cart.
Box 4: Audio and Video Recordings, n.d.Add to your cart.
Series 2: Personal Papers, n.d., 1954?-1995Add to your cart.
This series includes headshots and other photographs, clippings, correspondence, biographical notes and acting credits, and related materials.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Repertorio Español - Usica: Tour Latin america, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs: Group portraits, n.d., 1958?-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs: Portraits and Head Shots, n.d., 1954?-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Photographs: Other actors, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Biography and Credits, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Caricaturas, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Clippings, n.d., 1982-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, n.d., 1959-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Directories, 1981-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Honors and Awards, Premios "Palmas de Oro", 1979-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Membership cards, 1979-1995Add to your cart.

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