I am thrilled to be heading to American Players Theatre this summer! I'll be serving as the voice and text coach for Mala, directed by Rosa Joshi. Previews begin August 12th. For more info, visit American Players Theatre.
Silverthorne Theater Company's production of Intimate Apparel, directed by Jasmine Brooks, opened on March 10th. I coached the cast in a variety of Southern dialects, a Romanian accent, and a Barbadian accent. For tickets please visit Silverthorne Theater Company's website.
Cadillac Crew opens at WAM Theatre at Shakespeare and Company's Tina Packer Playhouse on October 16th. I coached the cast in Richmond Virginia dialects.
Stand and Deliver opens at the Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts Department on September 30th. I coached their actors in East Los Angeles Chicano Dialects, and Bolivian and Guatemalan accents.
STAND AND DELIVER
ON YOUR FEET! begins previews on July 13th at the Phoenix Theatre Company. I coached the actors in a Cuban accent, a Miami dialect, and Cuban Spanish language pronunciation. For tickets and more info visit https://phoenixtheatre.com/the-season/your-feet-story-emilio-gloria-estefan
ON YOUR FEET!
I'm currently serving as the Accent and Dialect coach for SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Lydia Fort at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY. I worked with the actors on developing a Ghanaian accent. The show opens on June 15th. Click HERE for more info.
SCHOOLS GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAYS
I am excited to be joining the Play Incubation Collective's 2022 Developmental Residency as a creative advisor for Aria Acevedo's play in development, Return to Abya Yala.
the play incubation collective
April was also an exciting month for Olvidados: A Mexican American Corrido! The workshop production collaboration between the UMass Amherst Department of Theater and Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble, debuted at UMass Amherst April 7th - 9th, 2022.
OLVIDADOS: A MEXICAN AMERICAN CORRIDO
On April 12th, Olvidados received its New York City premiere as part of the Latiné Musical Theatre Lab's 4xLatiné new musicals showcase.
Latiné musical theatre lab
The Smith College Department of Theatre's production of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, written by Anna Deveare Smith and directed by Kyle Boatwright, opens on March 3rd! I coached the actors in the production on a variety of accents and idiolects, including Korean and Mexican-American. More information here.
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992