I Am Soil Breaking Off
Video Poetry | 3 minutes

Synopsis

Life often exposes us to violent storms. But like the seed of the mangrove tree, we can find a home wherever we drift.


Features

FEATURED IN ¡Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Fest (Grand Prize), Down East Flick Fest (2nd Best Poetry/Spoken Word Film), Festival Fotogenia (Epstein Special Mention Award), ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival (Finalist), MONTAZU National Short Film Festival (Quarter-Finalist), ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, Ó Bhéal International Poetry Film, Versi di Luce Festival di Cinema e Poesia, Poetic Phoneteque Nature & Culture Poetry Festival, Film and Video Poetry Symposium, Duende Sessions Festival Barcelona, LUSCA Fantastic Film Festival, SOLFEST Latinx Theater Festival, International Art Film Festival, Motion Pictures International Film Festival, Valencia Indie Film Festival, Videotitlán Latin American Video Festival, REELpoetry/HoustonTX, Hairouna Film Festival, Helios Sun Poetry Film Festival.

Every Word I Say to You
Video Poetry | 1.5 minutes

Synopsis

A caretaker experiences various emotions as they care for a loved one who lives with Alzheimer's.


Features

REELpoetry/HoustonTX, FUSE Film Under Severe Experiment, 10th International Video Poetry Festival.

Cola'o: A Bilingual Trova
Play in Verse | 10 minutes

Synopsis

Two lovers – each with contrary opinions about Puerto Rican national identity – uncover how to prepare “authentic” coffee.

Production History

The play was presented at Theatre Now's Sound Bites 7.0 (2020), Nuyorican Poets Cafe (2018), WRCT 88.3FM Barrio Latino (2017), and Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Playground Festival (2016). It was first created through Carnegie Mellon's SURF Fellowship (2016).

Awards & Honors

City Theatre National Short Playwriting Award (Finalist, 2020), Bridge: Bluffton University Literary Journal (Publication, 2019).

BuT yOuR eNgLiSh Is So GoOd!
Choreopoem | 5-10 minutes

Synopsis

A choreopoem inspired by the phrase "BuT yOuR eNgLiSh Is So GoOd!"

Production History

The has been performed at Carnegie Mellon's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Writing Awards, where it was awarded a Special Drama Award (2020); and at Poetic Theater Productions's Poetic Open Sessions (2019). It was first workshopped at Carnegie Mellon's Theatre Lab (2019).

Press

KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live

Close (But Not Too Close!)
Musical | 15 - 20 minutes

Synopsis

Too nervous to meet that special someone in person just yet? Log on to CloseButNotTooClose.com to find your perfect date - but watch out for scammers!

Production History

The musical was workshopped through New Musicals Inc. (2020) and produced by Project Y Theatre Company's Women in Theatre Festival (2021).

Press

Close But Not Too Close Made Us Beg For More, The Young-Howze Theater Journal (23 March 2021)

Rosa: The Day of the Dead
Opera | 20 minutes

Synopsis

On the Day of the Dead, Rose receives an unexpected ghastly visit that unravels truths about her family, heritage, and past.

Production History

The opera is commissioned by White Snake Projects's Let’s Celebrate! Living Holiday Traditions in America festival (2020).

Debe haber un nombre para ello.
Play in Verse | 90 minutes

Ongoing Project

For the Ones They Took Away
Play in Verse | 90 minutes

Ongoing Project