Marcela Lepe has been named the new director of the Institute of Culture in Puerto Vallarta, replacing Sergio Zepeda.
Marcela Lepe is a native of Puerto Vallarta and has been a promoter of arts in the area for thirty years, including local artists, musicians, and performing arts.
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She dabbed in painting early on in life and went on to study performing arts, formed music, choreography, and theater groups, including being a successful writer and director with her own performing company. Marcela Lepe also manages the museum for Manuel Lepe, which she is the heir to the city’s most famous artist.
Lepe will continue to promote the arts throughout the city and as part of the tourism and culture experience in Puerto Vallarta. She is also expected to strengthen working with kids in the arts through programs like ‘Mobile Workshops’ and ‘People’s Culture’ activities.
Source: Vallarta Institute of Culture press release.