Playwright

Highlights

AMPARO, a site-specific, commissioned immersive theatre piece (February, 2018 in Miami; April, 2018 in NYC) about the story behind Havana Club rum and the family who owned it, and who it was stolen from. Work on this project is continual and into future.
1000 Miles, a full length play. 2017. Developed through Playwright Development Program, Miami-Dade County,(2015-2017). Workshopped at The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis (2016). Reading at Gables Stage, Coral Gables, Fl 2017. Reading at Lake Worth Playhouse, Palm Beach, FL. 2017. Reading at INGENIO Milagro as part of year-long Reading series, Portland, Oregon, 2017. [1000 Miles is a play about what it means to migrate to a new place. It’s a play about survival, surveillance, nationalism, and the nature of opportunity. About the walls that block our path and the new doors we try to open to save ourselves and those we love].
ESTATE, a site specific devised performance, Deering Estate, Miami, April 2017. Worked as a writer.
The Space Between Us,  a Radio Play produced by WLRN, NPR affiliate, at the Wolfsonian Museum, March 2017. A play about two Cuban sisters, re-united after spending most of their lives on opposite sides of the Florida Straits. Inspired by poem read by Richard Blanco at re-opening of US embassy in Havana.
Freek, short play for young adults (YA). Part of City Theatre’s Short Cut Tour for Kids. Nominated for City Theatre’s National Award for Short Playwriting, 2016. Also, in Best Five Minute Plays for Teens, 2017 (published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Division of Hal Leonard).
The Crocodile’s Bite, a Sam French OOB Festival selection, August, 2015. Anthologized in Smith & Kraus’ Best Ten Minute Plays of 2016; The City Theatre Anthology, 2015; and Writer’s Digest Annual Award Anthology, 2015.  Selected as “Best of City Theatre” in 2014 for their production Island Shorts.
The Cuban Spring, World Premiere at New Theatre, Miami, Fl. Oct-Nov, 2014. Nominated for Best New Play by Carbonell Awards. This full-length play is about an American Born Cuban grappling with her identity, her parent’s and husband’s secrets, as she tries to forge a new path to and away from Cuba. Workshopped at The Deering Estate in Miami in Sept. 2013, and Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dec. 2012.