Author of over 20 plays, Octavio Solis is considered by many to be one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America. His imaginative and ever-evolving work continues to cross cultural and aesthetic boundaries, solidifying him as one of the great playwrights of our time. Read more about Octavio on his website. Some carrer highlights include:
NSangou is an actor, playwright, and teacher originally from Baltimore, MD. His work focuses mainly on identity stories and the empowerment of the human spirit by recognizing and embracing one’s personal gifts - utilizing Hip Hop theater, poetry, and West African performance aesthetics. He currently resides in New York. Read more about NSangou here. Some career highlights include:
NSangou talks about his journey & his work with Chadwick Boseman
NSongu talks about his work with Hip Hop Artist Common
From writing captivating characters and storylines for film and television, to delving into complex relationships of everyday people brought to life on stage, award winning writer Hilary Bettis has quickly become a force in the entertainment industry. Read more about Hilary on her website.
Hilary talks about her journey
Don Nguyen was born in Saigon, Vietnam and grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He studied theatre at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and served as the Artistic Director of the Shelterbelt Theatre in Omaha from 1999-2003. Don currently resides in New York City. Read more about Don on his website.
Don talks about his journey
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Isaac Gómez is an award-winning Chicago-based playwright originally from El Paso, Texas/Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Read more about Isaac here.
Isaac talks about his journey