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Gricelda Silva, Equal Parts Pragmatism and Whimsy
For five years, the actress has been among the busiest and best on Austin's stages
" St. Edward's University. That's what I recall about Gricelda Silva on first seeing her almost a decade ago...."

Sept. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Pleasure of the Paynes 2015
Big wins for Am I White?, Heathers at the 2015 theatre awards
"...Agile at the Museum of Human Achievement. Cenicienta star Gricelda Silva had a trifecta of her own, winning the..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Time Machine: Top Hits of Every Decade for a Century
Montopolis goes multimedia and transtemporal in live concert
"...spectacle of space and timing is captained by that Gricelda Silva right here in Austin's Long Center this weekend...."

Jan. 11, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Zach Theatre wondrously conjures the enchantment of Cinderella's tale and a child's imagination
"...entertainment rested on the small but capable shoulders of Gricelda Silva, the only actor in the show...."

May 15, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...Ortiz, Puff the Magic Dragon Amber Quick, Charlotte's Web Gricelda Silva, Rosita y Conchita..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Three Tall Women
ACC reaches deep to mine understanding from Albee's profound conversation about aging and dying
"...Marcus McQuirter has made a peculiar choice in casting Gricelda Silva as the youngest woman. Though a very fine..."

June 22, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Out of Ink 2017: Object Lessons
This year’s crop of new 10-minute plays captures the apprehension in the air but with creativity and craft
"...discharge of a firearm grows increasingly seductive. Then there's Gricelda Silva in "There and Back" playing a candle of..."

May 5, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Wars of Heaven: Smackdown!
This Trouble Puppet Theater production takes the philosophic battle between good and evil into the pro-wrestling ring
"...we soon find is and always has been one-sided. Gricelda Silva is marvelous as a rabbit in Uriel's charge,..."

May 6, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Orchid Flotilla
Glass Half Full Theatre reveals moving artistry in silence, smallness, and subtlety
"...Caroline Reck (who also conceived and directs Orchid) and Gricelda Silva are engaging, precise, and humorous. The smallest movement..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

This drama of Chilean exiles in Wisconsin is a play of rare beauty that speaks to loss, hope, and regret in ways we seldom see
"...It's hard to overstate how effective Elizabeth Bigger and Gricelda Silva are in these roles; both convey the struggle..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Arts Review by Dan Solomon

Glass Half Full Theatre's Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!
This playful eco-fable by Caroline Reck and Indigo Rael creates a surprising plastic paradise under the sea
"...Sarah Danko, Marina DeYoe-Pedraza, Karina Dominguez, Kelly Hasandras, and Gricelda Silva supply more than their share of Polly Mermaid's..."

June 1, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

2017 Payne Theatre Award Winners
Lotta love for Nevermore, Drowning Girls, Agent Andromeda
"...Susan Gayle Todd, and actors Jesus I. Valles and Gricelda Silva. Shrewd Productions' The Revolutionists also netted four awards,..."

Oct. 25, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Shrewd Productions’ The Revolutionists
This staging of Lauren Gunderson’s satire proves the pen is mightier than the guillotine
"...(as an extremely engaging, graceful, and quick-to-quip Marianne Angelle), Gricelda Silva (a scrappy and stab-happy Charlotte Corday), and Shannon..."

June 16, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Glass Half Full Theatre's Don Quixote de La Redo
This imaginative spin on Cervantes tells of walls and the stories that inspire us to tear them down
"...of 80 minutes, Reck and her castmates Rudy Ramirez, Gricelda Silva, Indigo Rael, and Marina DeYoe-Pedraza take the audience..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Teatro Vivo’s EL
Raul Garza's new play explores the power of the storyteller
"...The play centers on Emilia (Gricelda Silva), a young aspiring writer who struggles with her..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Arts Review by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

The Hotel Vanya, or A Metaphysical-Paradigm at the End of Everythingness
For a getaway steeped in Chekhovian longing and ennui, The Hotel Vanya is the only place to stay
" longer hide the pain of the daily grind. Gricelda Silva's Sonja is a kettle on the boil, seething..."

June 3, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2015
Wild theatrical energy and masterful performances were the hallmarks of outstanding theatre in 2015
"...puppets by Caroline Reck; and the vivacity of actor Gricelda Silva, who brings to every role a magic all..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

El Nogalar
Teatro Vivo's El Nogalar provides a context for examining social class in contemporary Mexico
"...skilled cast (Yesenia Yadira Herrington, Krysta Gonzales, Olivia Jimenez, Gricelda Silva, and Jesus Valles) delivers the story deftly, set..."

June 19, 2015 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Simple Sundries
Glass Half Full's simple bird-meets-girl story is more complex than it appears
"...What keeps us engaged are the disarming charm of Gricelda Silva as sweet, comical Constance; the satisfying slyness of..."

March 13, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

The Vortex's staging of Reina Hardy's magical new play, Changelings, casts a uniquely compelling spell
"...again this need is met. As the Wicked Child, Gricelda Silva is at once hilarious and formidable. Timothy Stamp,..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Top 10 Theatre Duos & Trios of 2014
Remembering a year in theatre in which performers distinguished themselves in twos and threes

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Toil and Trouble: A Troubling Turn on Shakespeare's Macbeth
Trouble Puppet makes the magic real in its magical retelling of Shakespeare's Macbeth
"...with savvy twists like using the childlike voice of Gricelda Silva to speak as King Duncan – is both..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Arts Review by Dan Solomon

The Servant of Two Masters
A straight-up goofball comedy makes an ideal outdoor summer show
"...The Servant of Two Masters. The engagement between Clarice (Gricelda Silva) and Silvio (Alejandro McDonald-Villarreal) is endangered by news..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

2018 B. Iden Payne Award Winners
Top honors go to Drowsy Chaperone and Fixing Troilus
"...Ensemble Performance Gricelda Silva, Marina De Yoe-Pedraza, Karina Dominguez, Kelly Hasandras and..."

Nov. 7, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
Top honors to Salvage Vanguard's Thr3e Zisters, LOLA Austin's Femme Bohème, and Texas State's Kiss Me, Kate
"...Pouhé, Cyrano de Bergerac/The Mountaintop/The Taming of the Shrew Gricelda Silva, Changelings/Simple Sundries/Cenicienta..."

June 5, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Everything Is Exemplary
The 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Pouhé, Cyrano de Bergerac/The Mountaintop/The Taming of the Shrew Gricelda Silva, Changelings/Simple Sundries/Cenicienta..."

June 3, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Gricelda Silva, Changelings/Simple Sundries/Cenicienta..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

Pleasure of the Paynes 2014
The 'Fix' was in at the 40th theatre awards ceremony
"...Lead Actress Gricelda Silva, Pinkolandia..."

Nov. 4, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Table Banquet
The nominees for the 2013-2014 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Gricelda Silva, Pinkolandia..."

May 8, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Dulcey and Roxy at City Hall
"...the proceedings with madcap energy – special credit to Gricelda Silva, whose slacker Dulcey turns ass-kicking militant and spends..."

May 9, 2014 Arts Review by Robert Faires

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