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.

October 27, 28, 2020
Guest Lecture & Reading
Williams College, MA.

October 27, Guest lecturing in course: Performing Latina/o Cultural Citizenship. October 28, I will be presenting a reading of my work for the whole campus. These events are sponsored by Latino/a Heritage Month & Latino/a Studies. Remote event. Oct 28 link 4P EST

October 10, 2020. 8PM Central Time
Out & Proud Virtually
Featuring Queer Latinx Artist 
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center 
San Antonio

Celebrating Latino/a Heritage Month and LGBTQ Month with hip happening artists: Monica Palacios, Anel Flores, Marga Gomez, Jade Esteban Estrada, Dan Guerrero and Krudas Cubensi. Night of 1,000 Queer Latinx Stars--ok only 6 but the pride will feel like 1,000!  Invite your tia Concha, especially if she's single. Remote event. 


August 9-12, 2020

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.  

© 2020  by Monica Palacios.