Consuelo Samarripa                      

    Author/Bilingual Storyteller, Speaker,/Presenter, Performing Artist

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Availability Dates?

Availability dates vary. Please email and include your preferred date for Consuelo at [email protected]

Is Consuelo's background compliance complete?

Consuelo's background and fingerprints compliance factors are on file with Killeen ISD, Killeen, Texas where she has been a part-time employee since 2004..

Does Consuelo do Charity Performances?

Yes, she does. Usually one a year. This event type is usually book by January.

Is she on Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster?

Yes, from 2000.

Furthermore, she has been eligible on the Mid-America Arts Alliance. (Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri.)

TCA Grant Opportunity


TCA has an upcoming application deadline that your organization may be eligible for. As always, the TCA staff is happy to discuss your organization's goals and eligibility to determine which programs are right for you. You may also request that a TCA staff member review your application and provide feedback. Ideally, these requests would be made at least two weeks before the application deadline.


Grant Program: Arts Respond Performance Support

This program provides professional artist fees to Texas nonprofits, schools, colleges, and units of government for hiring an artist from the TCA Touring Roster to do a performance. These applications are funded based on a percentage of contracted fees.

  • Activity dates must start: Between June 15, 2018 and August 31, 2018
  • Application deadline: Midnight on May 1, 2018
  • Application form: Online
  • Resources: grant guidelines, FAQ, contact TCA staff

Are performances/programs Bilingual only?

Consuelo's programs may be delivered in:

  • English only, 
  • Spanish only, or 
  • Emphasis on either as requested in Bilingual performances/programs.

What is a House Concert? Is Consuelo open for House Concerts?

Yes, she will do a House Concert.. Any one can host a House Concert. by Inviting friends for an evening of snacks and beverages at a reasonable place such as your home or chosen cozy venue.. Great way to showcase an Artist traveling through the area. Fees are usually based on a reasonable "donation" per person, which is also negotiable.

What are her fees?

Each event is different. Fees will vary depending on the number of performances or programs. Workshop presentations fees may vary depending on the number of participants.. Fair quotes are provided to reflect the event's uniqueness. A general idea,  prices begin at $250 plus expenses like travel, lodging and per dieum.

A quoted fee will include expenses unless otherwise negotiated.

How do I book Consuelo?

To inquire or book a performance click on zarape button pictured below.