Amelia Rico

Bringing dark secrets to light through the stories of my ancestors.

LOS ANGELES BASED

About Amelia

Amelia Rico is a multi-hyphenate South American Indigenous Actress and Filmmaker from San Antonio, TX. You can currently see her on episodes of ABC’s GREY’S ANATOMY, Paramount’s YELLOWSTONE, CWs WALKER and Welcome to Blumhouse anthology feature MADRES, on Amazon Prime. Soon you’ll see her in her first recurring guest star role in Dark Winds on AMC and AMC+ as well as another comedic co-star on Mo Amer’s new show for Netflix. In the meantime, she is currently directing her second Caridad Svich play, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter at Main Street Theater.

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Award Winning Projects by Amelia Rico

Amelia Rico is also an award-winning Writer, Director, Editor as well as Producer. She believes that representation matters so she strives to always use her voice to amplify other under-represented minorities, including but not limited to female, POC and LGBTQ+.

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The Book of Magdalene

as reviewed by The New York Times and Wall Street Journal

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Vilomah

Austin Indie Fest "Director's Choice" 2019

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Something like Sunshine

Best Director and Best Writer Christian Film Festival 2017

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Fluidly shot onstage at Main Street Theater in Houston, Amelia Rico’s meticulous production triggers sense memories of watching fresh work up close in small spaces, where the ingenuity of unfamiliar artists can surprise you.

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