EVENTS

New Queer Documentary
STAND UP STAND OUT: The Making Of A Comedy Movement

Stand Up Stand Out: The Making Of A Comedy Movement by director David Pavlosky. Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY @ Santa Fe Film Festival 2021. The story of the Valencia Rose Cabaret, San Francisco 1980s, the first queer comedy club in the nation. I am featured in this amazing movie. 

https://standupstandoutfilm.com/

Performing Solo Show:
I'M STILL HERE
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, San Antonio
Oct 14 & 15, 2022, 7PM

 

Celebrate 40 years of fierce Queer Chicana Lesbiana performannce as I present my solo show: I'M STILL HERE. I was going to perform this show March 2020 but the pandemic shut it down. I've waited 2 years and 7 months and I promise a joteria quinceañera good time. 

TIX:  https://bit.ly/Monica-Palacios

May 16, 2021  3PM PST
Online Zoom Reading of My Play
I Kissed Chavela Vargas
 

Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble and Proud Palacios Productions present: I KISSED CHAVELA VARGAS, online play reading. The cast is stellar: Marga Gomez, Cristina Frías,Diana Burbano and Shanelle Darlene. So honored to have these dynamic Latina actors as my dream team. Grateful for these important artists: Sylvia Cervantes Blush as director, Moises Vasquez as musical director, Kiki Chavez as stage directions and Santi Sámano as stage manager/technical director. Happy to be collaborating again with Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble.  

Limited space. Zoom RSVP: https://www.breathoffire.org

 

August 8-14, 2021

Lambda Literary Writers Retreat For Emerging
LGBTQ Voices. Selected as Playwriting Faculty

Lakes Writer-in-Residence @ Smith College 2019

 

I was selected as the Lucille Geier Lakes Writer-in-Residence @ Smith College Spring 2019, sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, and the Department of English. I was a badass and taught my fabulous creative writing/performance course Comedy Y Cultura: Your Humorous Life, I was part of the Smith College community, I collaborated with other Chicana/Latina artists and scholars and we empowered all of New England! I wore earmuffs the whole time. 

May 1, 2019
Acting Class @ Holyoke Community College

Guest lecturer in the course Acting 1 @ Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA. Speaking about my career, presenting my work and doing a Q & A with students.  

April 17. 2019
Multicultural Theatre Class @ UMass Amherst

I will be a guest artist in the course Multicultural Theatre @ UMass Amherst, MA. Students will interview me about everything. They better not ask me about my priors.