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Becoming Frida: Rula Backos Captivates with a Transcendent Stage Presence

On March 8th, Cobblestone students enjoyed a show featuring Frida Kahlo, portrayed by Rula Backos. In the performance called "The Sacred Monsters of Frida Kahlo," Backos took on Kahlo's persona, sharing her story of love, pain, and creativity. It was a great opportunity for students, especially on International Women's Day.


Frida Kahlo is famous for her emotional paintings and honest storytelling. Backos brought Kahlo's journey to life on stage, inviting the audience to join her in exploring Kahlo's world.


Backos's portrayal captured Kahlo's strength, love for art, and struggles with vivid storytelling. The show was not just about entertainment but also about understanding Kahlo's life and emotions.


"The Sacred Monsters of Frida Kahlo" isn't just a performance—it's a chance to delve into the life of an artist who bravely shared her experiences with the world. Backos's performance, full of laughter and honesty, transformed the stage into a canvas of Kahlo's emotions.


Backos's portrayal showcased Kahlo's complexity, including her relationship with Diego Rivera and her acceptance of her own scars. Through her performance, Backos highlighted Kahlo's impact on art and society.


"The Sacred Monsters of Frida Kahlo" is a celebration of Kahlo's resilience and creativity. Through Backos's remarkable performance, Kahlo's legacy continues to inspire audiences, ensuring her story will be remembered for years to come.



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