Guest Artists

Learn from some of the best

Each year, our department hosts guest artists of national and international renown to present lectures, teach master classes, and work with our students. Past guest artists have included Audra McDonald, Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep, Carol Burnett, Eve Ensler, and Stephen Sondheim.

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She is a master teacher of playwriting with the Fornés Institute and at various universities and colleges. She is co-chair of the DGF Playwriting Fellows 2020-21 with Lucy Thurber; mentors the NYC Latinx Playwrights Circle; and was commissioned in 2020 by Nylon Fusion, Planet Connections, The Homebound Project, Clubbed Thumb, The Flea, and INTAR and in 2022 by Kitchen Dog (Dallas).

Recent live productions: Lives of the New Kind of Saints: a geo-located piece with music/sound design by Cristian Amigo @INTAR/Battery Park (Nov 2020), and PlayON!Richard III (Aug 2020) & Macbeth (Aug 2021) in Sunderland, England @TheatreSpaceNorthEast and in 2022@UCSD. Also, in 2021, her play YORICK’S LAST LAUGH: a dead comedy jam Wherein He Spills the “T” About the Danish Royal Family premiered at Shakespeare Dallas. Her PlayOnMacbeth is now a podcast with Next Chapter Podcasts, and will also be presented at USD/Old Globe April 2022. In June 2022, her “Dinner With Dee” play will premiere at Kitchen Dog Theater (Dallas).  Her translations of Macbeth & Richard III were recently published by ACMRS Press, and she was featured in Fifty Key Figures in LatinX and Latin American Theatre, published by Routledge Press in February 2022.