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Original Plays- including performance

 La Paloma Prisoner

LA PALOMA PRISONER  (production) upcoming at New York Theatre Workshop, Next Door Series, April-May 2020, directed by Estefania Fadul (workshop) production at the Signature Theatre off-broadway directed by Charlotte Brathwaite)(Hi- Arts Critical Breaks Residency, directed by Estefania Fadul)

(Queensboro Correctional Facility and Green Hope Community Center via Impacted women staged reading series, directed by Laura Gomez) (Tre Roma University, Rome Italy reading) (Women’s Playwrights International Conference- Stockholm, Sweden) (The Lark Play Development Reading) (Labyrinth Theatre Intensive reading) (Staged Reading INTAR)(Performer as well in the La Mama Reading)

LA NEGRA (Reading- staged workshops) Writer/Performer, Lincoln Center staged reading with Classical Theatre of Harlem and (BRIC Arts residency excerpt presentation directed by Mei Ann Teo) 2019. Hi- Arts (Scratch Lab residency) Iati Theatre and Lone Star Reading, New York City. La Negra excerpt performance Columbia University-Shapiro Theatre.

PORNING THE PLANET De-Sensitization of a Nation: solo show writer/performer Sensora at Pangea World Theatre Minneapolis. Assistant directed by Charlotte Brathwaite. National Performance Network Touring Engagement. Q & A with audiences, including a panel with sex workers who exchanged in dialogue with the themes of the production.

*Excerpts (Bug Spin Brooklyn)

*Full length production (Dixon Place, Dramaturgy by Penny Arcade) 2016

*Excerpt performance (Theatre 80)

*Excerpt performance (Theatre for the New City) New York Butoh Institute International Festival

DOES THAT FEEL GOOD TO YOU MY LARK? A Doll’s House Adaptation, Selected for the reading series. Works in progress staged reading @ The Bushwick Starr. New Georges Audrey Resident Workshop presentation. Directed by Miranda Haymon.

DAR A LUZ (off broadway) American Theatre of Actors NYC, New Theatre Miami. One-Acts Festival and Aspen, Colorado w/Theatre Masters. La Mama Experimental Theatre Club presents Days of Remembrance, series of events addressing the immigration crisis, promoting educational and healing efforts related to the U.S. incarceration of Japanese Americans and others and protecting civil liberties.

CAFE´ (workshop) Columbia University Shapiro Theatre. Directed by Elena Araoz. Performer of CAFÉ excerpts at The Kennedy Center with the KCACTF National Festival. Workshop with the Sol Project at Primary Stages, directed by Melissa Crespo.

WATERMELON – The Capitol Plays (Reading) Off Broadway,The New Davenport, commissioned by Lone Star Theatre Company.

LA MIGRA TACO TRUCK (one act- off broadway) Theatre Row NYC, New Theatre Miami One-Acts Festival 2012 and Aspen, Colorado w/Theatre Masters and 2017 Samaritan Road Productions, selection for Gun Plays Theatre Series @ The Station Theatre, IL.

WHEN I CAME HOME  Short play commission by Harlem9  for the 48 hours in the Bronx in collaboration with Pregones Theatre and off-broadway PRTT venue. Writers responded to theme of music history in the Bronx. NYC

EL ODIO DE UN PAIS, The Hate of a Country, Pangea World Theatre, Minneapolis, staged reading of commissioned works in progress. Funded by the Jerome Foundation. (excerpt production) New Theatre Miami One-Acts Festival.

THE HOPEFULNESS (off broadway Reading) (Rising Circle Theatre Company at Theatre Row) (Writer/performer for Teatro Iati reading) (Danisarte Company, 4 Caminos Festival Workshop Performance)

CROSS ROADS: RE-FRAMING THE IMMIGRANT NARRATIVE: Commissioned by La Micro Theatre, devised bi lingual play with six Latinx immigrant actors and their experiences in the theatre field. Staged reading, presented at La Tea Theatre, NYC.

AFTERMATH (reading) Cherry Lane Theatre, #Pages4PuertoRico  excerpt contributor to building a full-length play titled AFTERMATH. Benefit reading, proceeds go to Puerto Rico hurricane relief.

BETWEEN YOU, ME AND US Short play commission by Lone Star Theatre for New York Madness series, staged reading event. Writers responded to theme of Borders. NYC

Here to be Seen: Women and Justice- Seven Stories Inspired by women in the System, paired with formerly incarcerated women to create an original play for personnel in the criminal justice system. In association with the Brooklyn Kings County District Attorney’s Re- Entry task force office. NYU- Poly Pfizer Auditorium. *2016 for the Bayview Correctional Facility transformation to community center, Women’s Building Block Party, collaboration with Mightee Shero Productions and The Novo Foundation, Chelsea. *2018 Judson Arts reading with Poetic Theatre Productions, NYC

THE RIVER’S EDGE– one-act Writer/Performer, Columbia University-Shapiro Theatre.

LET’S EAT! One act- Columbia University-Shapiro Theatre

GODDESSES RETURN TO THE TEMPLE commissioned to write a new short play for NEW YORK MADNESS, all female Latinx writers. Third part of Almazan’s Sextrilogy. The Kraine Theater NYC

WHO’S SCHOOLING WHO?  And THIS IS FOR SACRED PUSSY Short play commission by Poetic Theatre Productions for Love, redefined: Resist Festival, inspired by James Baldwin essays on education and Love, redefined: Reclaim, an adaptation of Angela Davis’s piece, For Every Woman. NYC

DEATH OF THE DOLL screenplay excerpts for staged reading Naked Angels Co. NYC

UN-WELCOMED SAINTHOOD With Poetic Theatre Productions, commissioned to write a new play poem, for the event Love, Redefined: Resistance. NYC

THE FUTURE IS FEMALE   Co-authored short play commission by Multi- Stages for THE FUTURE IF FEMALE Festival, celebrating the newly elected women of color in US government. NYC

EL BUSCON  Short play commission about the Dominican Republic’s connection to baseball (directed by Eddie Torres) written for The 7th Inning Stretch Festival at Mile Square Theatre. MST’s signature showcase of plays about America’s favorite pastime. NJ

REGRESAR New Theatre Miami One-Acts Festival

THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS one-act reading Rising Circle Company, Drama League

ARMS   short play commissioned by the Latino Theatre Commons 2016, The Clemente in the Flamboyan Theatre, NYC.

CHUT UP! The Kong Show –Iguana’s Night Club, Stand up comedy. (Excerpt reading at INTAR)

SHE WOLVES: Women in Sex, Death and Re-birth (solo play & experimental films) writer/performer (see conferences and workshop sections for complete list of performances and activities)

* P.S. 742, Artemis- Full-length run, Miami 

* Powers Studio Slam –Excerpts, Miami

* Virgin Stripper Excerpt Wild Seduction Gallery- voices of sex workers, Miami

* C.E.O excerpt Peace Protest Against the War, Miami

* Excerpts Art Basel-World’s Largest Art Fair, Miami

* Excerpt Bowery Poetry Club-Monologue Slam and Nuyorican Poets Café, NYC

* P. S. 122 Avant-Garde Arama- Virgin Stripper monologue, NYC

* Excerpts for Sexplosion at Galapagos: variety of female performance artists, NYC

*Rikers Prison: Warrior excerpt for female teenagers, empowerment event, NYC

* New York International Fringe Fest: Revised New Version, Full length run at Gene Frankel Theatre, NYC

* Lower East Side Festival- Virgin Stripper excerpt: Theatre for the New City.

* Vangeline Theatre Cabaret: Virgin Stripper excerpt: Bowery Poetry Club, NYC

*Virgin Stripper excerpt: #metoo National Action Network Convention (2018)

*Virgin Stripper excerpt: #metoo The Gray Area: An interpretation (2018)

*Virgin Stripper excerpt: #metoo #HealMeToo Festival, IRT NYC (2019)

ALIVE DEAD BABY (Reading) Drama Book Store NYC) (New World Studio, Miami)

GLOSSY PAGE PIMP (Staged reading) Co- Writer/Performer  Miami Light Project,

Directed by Michael Garces.

DEATH OF THE DOLL solo play- New World Conservatory, Miami. 2nd version Death of the Doll: A Stripper’s Journey Through the Afterlife at P.S. 742 in Miami, FL.

ANOMIE Multi-media devised dance theatre piece (dramaturg/performer as Earth) presented at P.S. 742, Miami, with Artemis Organization, Miami.

UR-FAUST: Dramaturg for Interdisciplinary adaptation of Faust. Louis O’ Gerrits Theatre, New World Conservatory Miami. Performed in touring version as Margaret, Hyterio Theatre, Athens Greece

THREE-BIT HOODS (reading) Third Street Black Box, Miami Fl.

JUNKYARD FOOD New Plays Festival, Louis O’ Gerrits Theatre, New World Conservatory, Miami. Tarell Mc Craney as Henry.

BLOOD BITS (reading) Writer/ Director New World Conservatory, Miami.

BASTOS MONOLOGUE performed with amputee dancer Stephanie Bastos for Hillary Clinton’s Women’s Leadership Forum Town Hall meeting, Miami.

OTHER COMPLETED PLAYS (One Acts- Shorts)

POR ESPANA

MADRE MI MADRE-HIJA MI HIJA

SWING HIGH-SWING LOW

THIS LAND

THE RULES

NOT SO LOST IN TRANSLATION

WHEN CAN I DIE SO I CAN START LIVING?

TOM AND MARTHA

DEAD END RACKET

POUNDING ON DEATH’S DOOR WITHOUT AN INVITATION

COME HOME FOR DINNER

HOLDING SOIL