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.
May 16, 2021 3PM PST
Online Zoom Reading of My Play
I Kissed Chavela Vargas
Mark your calendars, good people! 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
March 13, 2021 8:30 PST
SALA Cultura & Dance Party
Celebrating International Women's Month
Presented by Beloved Party Crew
Celebrating International Women's Month and our one year anniversary of the pandemic lockdown. I'm performing on the same bill as as our legendary goddess Dolores Huerta who will give the opening remarks. Poerty by Gloria Alvarez and Antonieta Carpio. Visual art by Crystal Galindo. Live musical performance by Sheila Govindarajan.
Dance party 10P to midnight featuring DJ Glenn Red & DJ Reyes
August 8-14, 2021
Lambda Literary Writers Retreat For Emerging
LGBTQ Voices. Playwriting Faculty
Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles
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.