Hortense Gerardo

Composer Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Dr. Hortense Gerardo is a writer and anthropologist and serves as the  Director of the program in Anthropology, Performance, and Technology at the University of California San Diego. Her works have been performed nationally and internationally, including: LaMama Experimental Theatre, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, the International Performance Art Festival, the Venice Biennale, the Nuit Blanche Festival in Toronto and The Fence International Playwright Network. She is a co-founder of the Asian American Playwright Collective and serves on the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Council and on the  Board of Directors of the Woods Hole Film Festival as Head of the Screenwriting Competition. Dr. Gerardo received a B.A. in Biology, an M.A. in Anthropology, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology and Performing Arts from Boston University.

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