Raquel is featured in the Huffington Post article: Raquel Almazan On Art, Struggle and Transformative Action
Read the article: HERE
Co-authored with Dr. Yasmine Van Wilt, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Mellon Fellow at Union College, NY, Columbia University Global Mental Health Program Artist-in-Residence.
This is the sixth in 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.
Raquel Almazan is the Artistic Director of La Lucha Arts. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the League of Professional Theatre Women, SAG-AFTRA and Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors. Her work has been featured Off-Broadway, throughout the United States and in Greece, Italy, Slovenia, Colombia, Guatemala and Sweden. She is a recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Latinidad Award, the Kate Neal Kinley Playwriting Fellowship and the Arthur J. Harris Award for arts in social justice. Almazan holds an MFA from Columbia University in Playwriting.