Anne García-Romero

Anne García-Romero's plays have been developed and produced most notably at the NYSF/Public Theater, Summer Play Festival (Off-Broadway), The Mark Taper Forum, Hartford Stage, Borderlands Theater, and South Coast Repertory. Her newest play, Provenance, was part of the 2012 Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. She is currently writing a book on contemporary Latina playwrights. She's an Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of Notre Dame and an alumna of New Dramatists.

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Essays

  • Latina/o Theater Commons: Advancing the Field
    As our first national convening approaches, I’m grateful for all the remarkable work that our steering committee has accomplished this past year. I’ve been honored by the opportunity to serve with this outstanding group of theater artists and scholars. I’m hopeful that the gathering in Boston will be the start to many more expansive conversations and connections that continue to advance the field of Latina/o Theater in the twenty-first century.
  • Teaching Playwriting in the 21st Century
    Every citizen has at least one dramatic arc that is her or his life. Some are so agitated by it that they care to write it as a play. Spoken text gets separated out from movement and action, lights cue up here while sound punctuates or moods up the moment...
  • Latina/o Theatre Commons: Updating the US Narrative
    Anne Garcia-Romero on the genesis of the Latina/o Theatre Commons.

Blognews, trends, insights

  • 2015 LTC Carnaval Breakout Session Reflections
    A report out on 2015 LTC Carnaval Breakout Sessions on advocacy, artmaking, convening/networking, and scholarship.
  • Interview with Carlos Murillo
    Anne García-Romero: Who were your teachers/mentors? Carlos Murrillo: My education in theater was pretty scattershot. I studied acting as an undergrad at Syracuse, dropped out after less than a year, then moved to New York City in the early 90s. There I tried to learn from anyone that would let...
  • Interview with Brooke Berman
    Anne García-Romero: Who were your teachers/mentors? Brooke Berman: Maria Irene Fornes, Marsha Norman, Anne Bogart, Tina Shepard, and Chris Durang. Irene and Marsha were the two biggies though. I studied with them at the same time, which was incredibly useful since they teach very differently. Irene taught me to generate...
  • Interview with Kristina Wong
    Anne García-Romero: Who were your teachers/mentors? Kristina Wong: My best playwriting teacher has been trial by fire. Learning by doing has taught me everything. Most of my work is created on my feet through conversations with collaborators, laundry lists, and improvisations. When I graduated from UCLA with degrees in English...

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