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Essays- Publications- Interviews

Publications:

La Paloma Prisoner excerpt and interview with Alessandro Clericuzio in Performing Gender and Violence in National and Transnational Contexts; Edited by Maria Anita Stefanelli. Published by L.E.D. Edizioni universitarie di Letterature Economia Diritto, Milano, in 2017. One of five playwrights selected for World Theatre Day: Performing Gender and Violence in Contemporary National and Transnational Contexts Conference in Rome, Italy. MORE HERE

CAFÉ (Luisa Character) Monologue selected for  “The Best Women’s Stage Monologues of 2015” collection published by Smith and Kraus, edited by Lawrence Harbison, 2015 MORE HERE

Ancestor Sessions article included in Teaching Artists Journal: Free Time: Inquiries into Prison Arts Education. Excerpt publication titled (Investigative Lesson Plan) in association with New York University published by Taylor and Francis Group.  Article based on facilitation for incarcerated women. 2018  MORE HERE

Interviews:

The Huffington Post article: Raquel Almazan On Art, Struggle and Transformative Action. A series of interviews with extraordinary people who are working in partnership with or using their skills and training as artists and humanists to improve their communities and advance our understanding of the human condition. READ HERE

Contributor to the May/June 2017 Dramatists Magazine, for it’s issue on Retreats and Residencies, featuring the process of La Paloma Prisoner. READ HERE

La Paloma Prisoner Celebrity Scoop Magazine: The process of writing about women in prison, interviewed by Colombian journalist Sandra Escallon. READ HERE

Interview with Rebecca Hiscott- Career overview and production process of La Migra Taco Truck and Porning the Planet solo show. Available upon request

Featured in The Dramatist Magazine on the topic of how Almazan uses food as a cultural Ritual in philosophy and play building. July/August Issue 2014 READ HERE

Interview with David Davila of Crazy Town blog: An Artist’s Asylum – Career overview and The making of Porning the Planet solo show. READ HERE

Interview with Alessandro Clericuzio in Rome, Italy at the “Performing Gender and Violence in Contemporary National and Transnational Contexts Conference” for World Theatre Day. HERE FOR INTERVIEW

Backstage Magazine “NY Students Look to Future Stage”- interview on teaching performance and playwriting for Broadway bound students in New York City public schools, with Fidelity Investments Future Stage Program. Available upon request

Essays:

Call and Response: Wole Soyinka’s Death and The King’s Horseman Columbia University

Aspects of African Theatre: Ritual, Oral History, Mask and Dance University of Florida