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Play Development / Workshops

La Negra @ Bric Arts


Chelsea Factory, awarded an inaugural artist residency to develop La Paloma Prisoner and  EL ODIO DE UN PAIS, The Hate of a Country. 2021-22

New Georges Audrey Resident artist, DOES THAT FEEL GOOD TO YOU MY LARK? A Doll’s House Adaptation.

BRIC Arts Residency for a workshop development of LA NEGRA.

Workshop residency, Core Apprentice Writer with the Playwrights Center with CAFÉ.

New Georges, The Jam Resident artist to develop Goddesses Return to the Temple.

The Public Theatre, served as Artistic Advisor on Reynaldo Piniella’s bi-lingual English/Spanish Hamlet residency.

GODDESSES RETURN TO THE TEMPLE Third part of Almazan’s Sextrilogy. Awarded the June Bingham Live & In Color Commission, 2023 towards drafting of the full length play. Workshop presentation in Connecticut. Directed by Mei Ann Teo starring Jen Ayala and Julia Brothers. Original short play inception commission in collaboration with NEW YORK MADNESS to write a new short play, all female Latinx writers initiative. The Kraine Theater NYC

Workshop reading of CAFE with the Sol Project @Primary Stages. THE SOL PROJECT: A NEW THEATER INITIATIVE Raising the Visibility of Latinx Playwrights in the American Theater. The Sol Project will utilize a synergistic network of off-Broadway companies and regional theaters to produce works by a cohort of 12 emerging and established writers.

Performer participant, reading and developing the lead role of Glenda in We Shall Not Be Moved– a hybrid opera for The Philadelphia Opera, directed by Bill T. Jones, written by Marc Bamuthi Joseph.

Invited playwright participant at The Kennedy Center with the KCACTF National Festival for professional development, play presentation, and Latinidad playwriting award recipient for CAFÉ.

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.

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.

LA NEGRA, awarded a SCRATCH LAB residency that allows artists to experiment with aesthetic tools within a short process in a public works- in- progress showing with Hi-Arts. Directed by Fernando Parra Borti.

La Paloma Prisoner, awarded a CRITICAL BREAKS residency that allows artists to take their ideas to the next stage through an intensive development process and a public works-in-progress showing with Hi- Arts. Directed by Estefania Fadul. Staged reading followed by Unlocking Female Incarceration Part III.

Robert Lupone and  Andrew Leynse– Theatre Masters Program- mentored the development of Dar a Luz in Aspen, Colorado and NYC.

Theresa Rebeck and Andrew Leynse– Theatre Masters Program- mentored the development of La Migra Taco Truck in Aspen, Colorado and NYC.

Musical Theatre Factory and Poetic Theatre development lab, Meet & Make Songsmiths: developed lyrics for two songs in Spanish, NO NACI EN EL USA, and SOMOS LATINAS.

Facilitated development residency activities for Taco Truck Theatre Project with the Map Fund, included

interviewing 25 immigrants from a variety of countries living in Minneapolis. Immigration Round table

with community members including Native and indigenous communities. Pangea World

Theatre with Artistic Director Dipankar Mukherjee.

Rising Circle Theatre Collective,12 week INKtank Playwrights Lab Participant, The Hopefulness. Re-write process culminating in a staged reading. Q & A with scholar Denise Brennan on her how her book “What’s Love Got to do With It?” informed the text and the conditions of sex work in the Dominican Republic.

Maria Irene Fornes Institute Playwriting Workshop 2021, Facilitated by Migdalia Cruz and Anne Garcia- Romero. Selected writing participant, engaging in a variety of techniques originated by Fornes.

Selected by Labyrinth Theatre for the Company Intensive to workshop and culminate in a staged reading La Paloma Prisoner. Directed by David Deblinger.

LA MAMA ETC –  Italy, Spoletto playwriting retreat with Naomi Ilizuka on writing techniques. Development of The Hopefulness and La Paloma Prisoner.

Playwright lab with Carmen Rivera with Danisarte Company. La Lucha Arts group co-produced The Hopefulness (writer/performer), which received public funding for support of Latino artists. Production was presented as part of the 4 Caminos Festival at the Latino Cultural Center/NYC.

Commission to write and perform a staged reading within a developmental process, the play Glossy Page Pimps (co-writer/performer) with artist/performer Teo Castellanos. Presented at Miami Light Project, directed by Michael Garces.

Death of the Doll Screenplay selected to participate in The National Association of Latin Independent Producers, NALIP- Writers Lab. Screenplay is work shopped with Latino writers from around the U.S, producers, agents, and TV-film writers. NYC

Artist Development Residency for She Wolves in Art South Florida Homestead Center, Octavio Campos directed the development of the text with a group of South Florida women, visual artists / writers within readings, movement/media workshops.

Reader and dramaturgical report writer of new play submissions for Play Company NYC

Adrian Noble– Shakespeare Master class on performance, direction and classical dramaturgical tools.

Marin Blazevic– Dramaturgy as Cross-Disciplinary Thinking and Practice- NYC Columbia University

Josefina Lopez– Story Development Workshop: “Getting to the Heart of the Story”

Creative Capital Professional Development Program: Fundraising and Producing.

Alison Knowles– Fluxus art movement, the use of paper, sound, radio and performance to create interdisciplinary pieces. Miami.