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. 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.

Canceled due to COVID-19
March 27 & 28, 2020. 8PM
I'M STILL HERE new solo show
Esperanza Center, San Antonio

The last time I was at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, Bill Clinton was president!

Excited to be returning to the Esperanza with I'M STILL HERE, a comedic nostalgic look back at my childhood and teen years, the 1960s and 1970s. Decades of childhood innocence and teenage travesuras.

Check out their March Newsletter: La Voz, I'm all over it!

Canceled due to COVID-19
March 30, 2020
Platica With Latinx & LGBTQ  Students 
Trinity University, San Antonio

In conversation with hip happening Latinx & LGBTQ students and other cool people. I think we’re having lunch—I hope. 

Go Tigers! 

Canceled due to COVID-19
August 9-12, 2020
Lambda Literary Writers Retreat For Emerging
LGBTQ Voices. Playwriting Faculty
Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles

What an honor to be selected as part of the faculty for this year's Writers Retreat at Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles. I look forward to working with emerging LGBTQ playwrights. We will learn from each other!

​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.  

© 2019 by Monica Palacios.