Aymee Garcia, a native of the vibrant city of Hialeah, Florida, brings a wealth of experience and passion to the Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts at Florida International University.
With an impressive Broadway repertoire, Aymee has performed on many iconic stages portraying memorable characters such as Jack’s Mother in “Into the Woods,” Mama Bear in “Shrek the Musical,” Madame Thenardier in “Les Miserables,” and contributing her talents as an understudy and assistant stage manager in the irreverently charming “Avenue Q.
Aymee’s commitment to the performing arts extends beyond Broadway, as she has spent many years touring the United States and abroad through national tours. From reprising her role as Jack’s Mother in “Into the Woods” to embodying the vivacious Charlotte in “Cinderella,” Aymee’s performances resonate with diverse audiences, showcasing the universal power of storytelling. Her international credits include performances in Canada, Iceland, China, and South Korea, reflecting her ability to connect with audiences from diverse cultural backgrounds.
In addition to her stage accomplishments, Aymee has also transitioned her talents to the screen, with notable television and film credits. From bringing characters to life in “Fraggle Rock-Back to the Rock,” including Marjory the Trash Heap and Ma Gorg, to contributing to the educational legacy of “Sesame Street” as Rosa and Abuela, and making a poignant appearance in “Dear Evan Hansen” as the Librarian, Aymee’s versatility shines through.
Aymee Garcia is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of performing artists at FIU. Her wealth of experience, both on and off the stage, enriches the academic environment and provides students with a unique perspective on the transformative power of the performing arts with a realistic view of managing a career as an working artist.