April Ventura started her performance career doing stand up comedy, cracking up audiences in just about every venue San Diego had to offer from The Comedy Store in La Jolla, to The Comedy Palace, the Mad House and the American Comedy Co..
April expanded her expertise by writing and performing as a story teller, and as a performance poet. She hit her stride as a story teller playing VAMP Shows in South Park for So Say We All. One of her pieces was featured on the Best of VAMP 2012 Showcase.
April has a passion for mentorship and seizes every opportunity to teach and mentor especially vulnerable communities in San Diego. She has worked as an acting coach in a summer program; focused on improving audition skills of at risk youth who want to pursue careers in acting, taught poetry and performance art for various schools including Crawford High, La Jolla Country Day, and The Braille Institute. Because of her dedication to her community, April has participated in The Old Globe Community Voices Initiative, a program what "seeks to introduce new audiences not only to theatergoing, but also to the process of creating art and the tools to create theatrical art in their own communities."
April is currently working on her return to the San Diego Fringe Festival with her multi-media, one-woman show, Look, I'll Prove It