Playwright, The Tenth Muse (OSF Commission)
Other plays: Song for the Disappeared, Enfrascada, El Nogalar, an adaptation of The House on Mango Street, Our Lady of the Underpass, Surface Day, Kita y Fernanda and Quita Mitos. New work developed at: Goodman Theatre, Sundance Theater Lab 2012, Hedgebrook Women’s Playwrights’ Festival, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Ucross/Sundance 2011, Martha’s Vineyard Arts Project, Superlab (Clubbed Thumb/Playwrights Horizon), Ignition Festival (Victory Gardens Theater), Latino Mixfest (Atlantic Theater Company) and XYZ Fest (About Face Theatre).
Other credits: Staff writer for the Lifetime series Devious Maids; ensemble member of Victory Gardens Theater; resident playwright emerita at Chicago Dramatists; Goodman Theatre Fellow at the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media at Columbia College Chicago; producer and director of ALTA; founder and former Artistic Director of Teatro Luna.
Awards and honors: Ofner Prize, named Best New Playwright of 2010 by Chicago Magazine, given first Revolucionario Award in Theater by the National Museum of Mexican Art, recipient of an NEA Distinguished New Play Development Grant and a 3Arts Artists Award.