What is your identity? How does it affect your work? I identify myself as black. It is so crazy how no matter what I actually identify with, when being cast or considered for certain roles, my identity is solely in the hands of someone else who only sees me from THEIR vantage point. And that’s […]Read More Interview with Actress Estée Burks
What is your identity? Defining my identity has continued to be something I’m still trying to figure out. Typically, I identify as a theatre artist of color but the full spectrum of my identity is best described as Afro-Latinx, Black, LGBQTIA+ theatre artist. What is your mission as a writer? I came up with this […]Read More Interview with Playwright Rachel Lynett
What is your identity? African American What are you working on? Two projects. The Podium : An New Musical about 1968 200M Olympic Medalists; Thommie Smith, John Carlos & Peter Norman American Skin : The Musical. This is about everyday Americans who have been murdered in this county because of the color of their skin. […]Read More Interview with Playwright and Screenwriter Eric Christopher Jones!
What is your identity? I’m a Xicana and a Chigona from San Antonio, Texas, living in Austin. I’m a writer, performer, stylist, payasa. What are you working on? Right now I’m in the pre-production and crowdfunding stages of my new web series, Muy Excited. I’m also slowly writing a short film. Tell us about Muy Excited. Muy Excited is an 8-episode […]Read More Interview with Writer and Performer Andie Flores
What is your identity? I am a Black woman. Writer. Fighter. Lover. Twerker. Some-time actor. Tell us about TWENTYEIGHT and other pieces that you are working on. TWENTYEIGHT is currently running at The Vortex. I just finished a full length play called Mingus about a famous black intellectual’s relationship with two of his students. I also recently […]Read More Interview with Playwright Tyler English-Beckwith
What are your ident(ies)? Well, being from the Dominican Republic, I strongly identify with being Afro-Latino and everything that that entails, meaning I identify with my blackness, my Latinidad, and the intersection of the two. Tell us about what you are working on. Well, I graduated from Boston University’s conservatory program recently, so I’m […]Read More Interview with Actor David J. Castillo
What do you identify as? I’m an African-American female writer. What are you working on? What am I not working on? Having just finished grad school, I have a bunch of plays, screenplays and two tv pilots to rewrite now that I’m not constantly commuting to campus. My goal right now is to have as […]Read More Interview with Playwright Inda Craig-Galván