performance | writing | direction

Original Plays- including performance

IMG_0129 (Custom) La Paloma Prisoner

LA PALOMA PRISONER (workshop) production at the Signature Theatre off-broadway directed by Charlotte Brathwaite 2015. (Hi- Arts Critical Breaks Residency 2017, directed by Estefania Fadul) (Queensboro Correctional Facility and Green Hope Community Center via Impacted women staged reading series 2017, 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)

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 2015. 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)

Playwright participant for 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 CorrectionalFacility transformation to community center, Women’s Building Block Party, collaboration with Mightee Shero Productions and The Novo Foundation, Chelsea- NYC.

DAR A LUZ (off broadway) American Theatre of Actors NYC, New Theatre Miami One-Acts Festival and Aspen, Colorado w/Theatre Masters

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.

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

LA NEGRA (Reading) Writer/Performer, Iati Theatre and Lone Star Reading, New York City. La Negra excerpt performance Columbia University-Shapiro Theatre.

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)

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

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

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

WHO’S SCHOOLING WHO?  Short play commission by Poetic Theatre Productions for Love, redefined: Resist Festival, inspired by James Baldwin essays on education.  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

EL ODIO DE UN PAIS The Hate of a Country, New Theatre Miami One-Acts Festival

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

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-Gene Frankel Theatre, NYC

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

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

 

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