Georgina Leanse H. Escobar

Librettist Playwright

Georgina Escobar is a queer Mexican writer & maker of sci-femme narratives, musical femmetasias, and frontera-futurity stories. She is a MacDowell, Djerassi Artist, Fornes Writing Group, Clubbed Thumb Writing Group & La Mama Umbria artist, and recipient of the National Kennedy Center's Darrell Ayers Award and Outstanding Service to Women on the Border Award. Her work has been published in The Texas Review, Los Bárbaros, Routledge, McSweeney’s "I Know What's Best For You"Climate Change Theatre Action's "Lighting The Way", New Passport Press, and IntiPress (UK). Her plays have been produced across the USA and internationally in Mexico, UK, Italy, Denmark, and Sweden. She is an O'Neill NMTC Writer (Little Duende) NPC Finalist (Stoneheart), National Puppetry Conference Mentor, and Playwright Observer. Her work has been performed Off Broadway at INTAR, New York Children’s Theatre, and Project Y, Clubbed Thumb, Lincoln Center, Bushwick Starr, and regionally at Two Rivers, Milagro, Aurora Theatre, Duke City Repertory, Greenhouse Theatre, and the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center. She is the recipient of the inaugural Gotahm and Variety Audio Honors award for groundbreaking audio storytelling (Musings) and the creator/writer of Sonoro's Epic Sci-Femme upcoming series "Hidden Element." Her short film MONAH received a World Premiere at the Austin Film Festival 2022 and showed at the Brooklyn Sci-Fi Film Festival 2023. . Other book-writing credits include VINYL CAFE with Colleen Dauncey & Akiva Romer-Segal, DESAPARECIDAS with Jaime Lozano and Florencia Cuenca, FINDING FRIDA with Jaime Lozano and Neena Beber, and LITTLE DUENDE with Robi Hager.