Charles Lara has been interpreting Latino military and civilian living history (from Spanish colonial to the Texas trail drives), as well as pirate and Delaware Indian for almost 30 years. Belonging to 5 production companies, he has had the opportunity to work on a combination of over 40 feature films, television mini-series, documentaries, music videos, and public service announcements.
Charles is a storyteller and has performed on stage through community theater. His demonstration skills include rope making, adobe brick making, blanket trading and 18th and 19th Century musket drills in English and Spanish.
For the Weird West Fest, Charles Lara will be presenting his first person interpretation of legendary Tejano Texas Ranger (1860-1869) Jose Policarpo Rodriguez (AKA Ranger Polly) of the Texas Hill Country.