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Actor|Director|Teaching Artist|Playwright

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Actor|Director|Teaching Artist|Playwright

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Krystal Millie Valdes is an actor, director and playwright living in Miami, Florida. She is a proud founding member and Company Manager of New City Players. Krystal graduated with her BFA in Acting from New World School of the Arts, UF's Conservatory for the arts. She has worked professionally in South Florida, Tampa, San Diego and Paris over the past 3 years in film and onstage. When not in production for a play, Krystal develops and acts in plays with her fellow MCM Players at the Miami Children's Museum and is Theatrical Coordinator for Secret Celluloid Society. 

 
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Crooked


“Stodard and the actors deliver a beautifully performed exploration of myriad emotions - fears for the future, the rush of first love, the pain caused by wounding remarks. Crooked features exquisite performances by… Krystal Millie Valdes as Laney, her creatively gifted 14-year-old daughter… Valdes brings an explosive intensity.”

- Christine Dolen (Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, Southflorida.com)

"Krystal Millie Valdes creates a completely recognizable teenager whose preternatural intelligence and precocious talent as a writer is a mixed blessing as she rides the herky-jerky emotional rollercoaster of adolescence. She enthusiastically erupts with the rapid fire verbiage of a teenager rushing headlong away from her troubled past and unmoored present toward an unreadable future

.”-Bill Hirschman (Florida Theatre OnStage)

“When I first saw Krystal Millie Valdes’ cast photo, a serenely lovely 20 something young woman, I didn’t see how she could possibly play the role of a 14 year old girl. But the second this skinny, hunched over, gifted yet needy adolescent whirlwind called Laney appeared on stage, that’s all I saw. Valdes owned the part, both physically and facially.” - Mindy Leaf(Around Town Magazine)

Crooked


“Stodard and the actors deliver a beautifully performed exploration of myriad emotions - fears for the future, the rush of first love, the pain caused by wounding remarks. Crooked features exquisite performances by… Krystal Millie Valdes as Laney, her creatively gifted 14-year-old daughter… Valdes brings an explosive intensity.”

- Christine Dolen (Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, Southflorida.com)

"Krystal Millie Valdes creates a completely recognizable teenager whose preternatural intelligence and precocious talent as a writer is a mixed blessing as she rides the herky-jerky emotional rollercoaster of adolescence. She enthusiastically erupts with the rapid fire verbiage of a teenager rushing headlong away from her troubled past and unmoored present toward an unreadable future

.”-Bill Hirschman (Florida Theatre OnStage)

“When I first saw Krystal Millie Valdes’ cast photo, a serenely lovely 20 something young woman, I didn’t see how she could possibly play the role of a 14 year old girl. But the second this skinny, hunched over, gifted yet needy adolescent whirlwind called Laney appeared on stage, that’s all I saw. Valdes owned the part, both physically and facially.” - Mindy Leaf(Around Town Magazine)

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Molly


"As Molly, Valdes shines as a clever and fearless leader, despite the sexist prism through which she’s viewed."

- Christine Dolen (Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, South Florida.com)

"Valdes is sticky sweet and endearing as the adolescent Molly, throwing a dash of pure childhood competitiveness to Armstrong, and helping him grow through the second act." - Broadwary World

"But there are three leading roles with actors having a fine time: Jordon Armstrong as the winsome Boy Who Will Be Peter, and Krystal Millie Valdes as the confident and always earnest Molly."

- Bill Hirschman (Florida Theatre On Stage)

Molly


"As Molly, Valdes shines as a clever and fearless leader, despite the sexist prism through which she’s viewed."

- Christine Dolen (Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, South Florida.com)

"Valdes is sticky sweet and endearing as the adolescent Molly, throwing a dash of pure childhood competitiveness to Armstrong, and helping him grow through the second act." - Broadwary World

"But there are three leading roles with actors having a fine time: Jordon Armstrong as the winsome Boy Who Will Be Peter, and Krystal Millie Valdes as the confident and always earnest Molly."

- Bill Hirschman (Florida Theatre On Stage)

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reviews


"Krystal Millie Valdes inhabits Laura, making her truly seem as fragile as her collection. It’s an underwritten role in which Williams basically requires her to shiver in fear most of the evening, only to brighten a bit with the gentleman caller and then crater again when he reveals his engagement. But Valdes never fails to make plausible Laura’s pathological shyness and her inherent sweetness. The strongest acting in the production is Contini’s scene with Valdes as the two young people engage in a delicate emotional dance that leaves both them uncertain exactly what is happening between them."

- Bill Hirschman (Florida Theatre on Stage)

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"Krystal Millie Valdes inhabits Laura, making her truly seem as fragile as her collection. It’s an underwritten role in which Williams basically requires her to shiver in fear most of the evening, only to brighten a bit with the gentleman caller and then crater again when he reveals his engagement. But Valdes never fails to make plausible Laura’s pathological shyness and her inherent sweetness. The strongest acting in the production is Contini’s scene with Valdes as the two young people engage in a delicate emotional dance that leaves both them uncertain exactly what is happening between them."

- Bill Hirschman (Florida Theatre on Stage)

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Shows


 

"Valdes is a perky fireball. She’s a spitfire of an actress with an ability to grasp the script and handle physical comedy."

-Palm Beach Arts Paper

Shows


 

"Valdes is a perky fireball. She’s a spitfire of an actress with an ability to grasp the script and handle physical comedy."

-Palm Beach Arts Paper

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reviews


"Valdes is fully believable projecting Dottie’s disconcerting mix of frightened rabbit and insightful observer".

-Bill Hirschman, Florida Theatre On Stage

reviews


"Valdes is fully believable projecting Dottie’s disconcerting mix of frightened rabbit and insightful observer".

-Bill Hirschman, Florida Theatre On Stage

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"The cast members sing the John Kander/Fred Ebb score with the right shadings of rawness and pensiveness."

-Sun Sentinel

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"The cast members sing the John Kander/Fred Ebb score with the right shadings of rawness and pensiveness."

-Sun Sentinel