plays

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Untimely. Uncertain. Unrequited. Unemployed. When newly discarded graduate Karina Inés makes an inconvenient pilgrimage back home, Kari is surprised to find Abuela Eulalia exactly as she was six years prior. Trapped between lost languages, time & house keys, Kari and Eulalia are confronted with a choice; reckon with the ghost of a secret unrequited or lose each other in the haze of an uncertain future. (full-length, 90 mins. | cast: 3 f, 1 non-binary. BIPOC latinx)

Development

Workshop Production - Town Hall Theater, New Voices Series, 2022

Zoom Workshop - Crowded Fire Theater, R+D Lab Reading Series, 2021

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Set in the land of eternal spring, in a town where the  ghosts sing with the living,  roses grow larger than cattle and nearby villages have gone missing;  young Mari's quest to find her father's ghost becomes a desperate fight to restore her aunt's fading memory. Together, la familia Noguera face the boundaries of love when tested by the realities of life— aging, war and illness.

(full-length, 2h | cast: 12-20 - 9w, 7m, 6 gender-neutral, latinx.)

Development

Zoom Reading - Latinx Mafia Incubator Series, 2021

Workshop Production - Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2018

Workshop - UC Berkeley TDPS, 2017

Iris is proud to be Latinx. She also dates a lot of white guys. What's the big deal, right?  But with a mom who's "Down With La Raza" and an Abuelita who dreams of blue-eyed babies. . . Iris' love life quickly turns into a political battleground. With help from her poetry and a bag of shrooms, Iris learns to better understand herself, the family roots & love.

(short, 15 mins. | cast: 3 femme, latinx. 1 masc, white.)

Development

Production - University of Nebraska, Omaha. Crossing the Street: a Festival of Many Voices, 2022

Reading - Dragon Theater + Casa Beverly, One Acts with Snacks, 2018

Production - PianoFight, ShortLived Fest: VI, 2017

(a Holiday Zoom play)

The 7th of December is a magical day for Luz and abuela Marylin. But with tightening border restrictions, incoming college pressures and now a global pandemic, their yearly connections slow to a halt. Until one night, La Virgen Maria makes herself known... (short, 10 mins. | cast: 3 femme, latinx.)