DICK TEA (Monologue)

Based on my original short story of the same name, DICK TEA examines a Texas teen and his complicated Oedipal complex, as well as the raw realizations and ironies that arise from his search for identity.


NEWS:

February, 2018: semi-finalist, 2018 Stage it! 2 10-Minute Plays Competition

PROXIMA B (10-Minute Play)

A drama that explores the complex galaxies that separate, as well as unify,

two female hearts.


NEWS:

Forthcoming in Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas


November, 2018: staged reading, co-directed by Emily D'Gyves and Grecia Ramirez (with UTRGV students); University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX.


April, 2018: reading, directed by Joaquin Castillo (with UTRGV students); University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX

ROSES FROM CASTILE (Two-Act Drama)

A play that examines the ideological and political impacts of the apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico just ten years after the fall of the Aztec Empire in 1531. The play juxtaposes the Guadalupe apparition with contemporary drug cartel violence and seeks to explore how and why myths and traditions work to control populations.


NEWS:

February, 2018: reading, INGENIO Play Reading Series, Milagro Theatre. Portland, OR​​​


February, 2016: staged reading, directed by Sabrina Rodriguez (with UTRGV students); FESTIBA at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX

MALINALLI (Two-Act Musical)

The majesty and tragedy of the Aztec Empire between 1502-1521, all through the experiences of the Mayan princess named Malinalli, also known as Marina or 'Malinche.'


News:

December, 2018: concert workshop of Act 2, co-directed by Michaela Gomez & Nallely Pitones (with UTRGV students and alumni); Student Union Theater at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX.


May, 2018: concert workshop of Act 1, directed by Jasmin Grimaldo (with UTRGV students and alumni); Library Auditorium at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX.


February, 2014: Musical excerpts, directed by Robert Paul Moreira (with UTRGV students); FESTIBA at the University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX.