Ms. Briceño was born and grew up in Venezuela. She began acting in 1973,
when she joined the children’s theater group at the University of Carabobo.
For two decades she worked with renowned theatrical companies in her city,
participating in more than 40 shows, including classical and Spanish theater
and theater for children. She has received numerous awards. After some
years she became interested in other aspects of theater. She learned about
producing, directing, working with music, playwrighting and working with
children. She had charge of the direction of the Academy of Children’s
Theater for more than twelve years. In 1994 she created the Dorso Theater
and its Conservatory of Theater for Children.
Since 1997, Jacqueline has lived in Miami, Florida. She created the Miami
Children’s Theater, which was invited to participate in Teatro de la Luna’s
2nd International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Since then, Jacqueline has
returned several times to create productions for La Luna’s Experience
Theater Program. She has adapted and directed The Adventures of
Pinocchio, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty and now ABE: a Dream
Since 1999 Jacqueline has been an actor with Teatro Avante and a staff
member of the International Festival of Hispanic Theater of Miami. As a
playwright, she won the María Teresa León prize, granted by Spain’s
Association of Theatrical Directors and the Women’s Ministry, in 2005 for
her show The House of All. She is currently acting teacher for
children in the program “Little Prometheus” and the Professional Actors
Training Program of Prometheus Theater, a part of
Florida Center for the Literary Arts of Miami Dade College.