Blanca Rosa Blanco was born in Havana. She graduated from the School of Performing Arts at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in 1995. During her time as a student at ISA, she worked under the direction of Vicente Revuelta, Jose Antonio Rodriguez and Roberto Blanco. Considered by some the “new face” of Cuban cinema, this prolific and successful actress has starred in some of Cuba’s best known films. In addition, she dedicates her time to teaching students in film.