Tlaloc Rivas


Tlaloc Rivas Tlaloc Rivas is a writer, director, and dramaturg based in Pittsburgh and a recent Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. As a playwright, Tlaloc has written Johanna: Facing Forward (premiered at Cleveland Public Theatre); Divisadero (developed at The New Harmony Project); Maypearl (developed at St. Edward’s University), Kaliban: Waterloo, IA (a New Now commission from Lauren Gunderson); Take What You Can Carry (developed at La MaMa Umbria International Playwriting Retreat); ​Byzantine (10-min play); and Purslane, a commissioned monologue from City Theatre Company). He is currently the dramaturg for the new Brian Quijada and Nygel D. Robinson concept album/musical Mexodus at New York Stage and Film. Visit for more news and information.