Vivian Gonzalez

Intern, Spring 2021 | Texans for the Arts
BA & BS, The University of Texas at Austin

Vivian Gonzalez is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance Honors, a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communications, and a minor in Arts Administration. As a Latina actress and arts leader from the U.S.-Mexico border, Vivian has developed a passion for arts equity and accessibility. She was previously the Campus and Community Engagement Student Assistant at Texas Performing Arts and an Education Workshop Facilitator for the 2019 Touring Theatre for Young Audiences Production of Ramon Esquivel’s Hero Twins: The Blood Race in partnership with Texas Performing Arts and Austin’s Paramount Theatre. This year, she is serving as the PR + Marketing Co-Chair at The Cohen New Works Festival and a Facilitator with UT’s Latinx Theatre Initiative in addition to being a Spring Intern with Texans for the Arts. 

As an intern, Vivian is excited to transform into a trailblazing arts leader and bring the immeasurable lessons she will gain at Texans for the Arts back to South Texas. This Spring, she hopes to learn more about how to utilize online engagement as the arts community continues to navigate the global pandemic. Vivian expects to graduate in December 2021 and pursue a career in Arts Administration to keep creating artistic spaces open and accessible to all.