Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence
At OSF: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (2008).
Other theatres: Playwright: Bruja (Magic Theatre); Oedipus El Rey (Getty Villa, Magic Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Borderlands, Pangea Theater, Miracle Theatre Group, Victory Gardens); Hero (Playwrights Arena, Teatro Vision); Electricidad (Borderlands, Goodman Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Teatro Vision, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, Artes de la Rosa); Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Taper Too, Teatro Vista, Synchronicity, Hartford Stage); Down Town (Institute of Contemporary Art London, XTeresa Mexico City); No Holds Barrio (Goodman Theatre); Body of Faith (Cornerstone); Straight as a Line (Primary Stages, Edinburgh Festival, Goodman Theatre, National Theatre of Romania, Playwrights Arena); Bitter Homes and Gardens (Latino Chicago, Playwrights Arena); Ladybird (La Jolla Playhouse); Black Butterfly (Smithsonian, Kennedy Center, Mark Taper Forum, Working Classroom). Film/TV: From Prada to Nada, Chicanismo, The United States of Poetry. Recording: down town (SST/New Alliance Records).
Awards: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Playwright-in-Residence, Joyce Foundation Fellow, Glickman Prize Bay Area Theatre Critics, Ovation Lifetime Achievement Award, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, PEN Center Award for Drama, L.A. Weekly Lifetime Achievement Award.
Teaching: University of Southern California.