‘Orange is the New Black’ star to speak in Colorado Springs

By Jen Mulson Published: January 30, 2018 

“Orange is the New Black” star Diane Guerrero will speak about her TV success and immigration April 11 at Ent Center for the Arts at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Courtesy.

From “Orange is the New Black” to Ent Center for the Arts.

Actress Diane Guerrero, who stars in Netflix’s popular female prison dramedy, will speak about her Hollywood success, her experience with immigration and how the current and pending legislation is affecting her family and others.

She’ll speak April 11 in the Ent Center’s Shockley-Zalabak Theater at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Tickets are on sale now and cost $5 for the public and $2 for UCCS students, faculty and staff and those with military ID. Call 255-3470 or email studlife@uccs.edu.

When Guerrero was 14, her parents and brother were detained and deported while she was at school. Because she was born in the U.S., she was allowed to stay and went on to graduate from Boston Arts Academy.

Guerrero has starred in the Netflix series since 2013 and also has roles on The CW’s “Jane the Virgin” and “Superior Donuts” on CBS.