I was given the opportunity to direct a dream project of mine @roundaboutnyc ... I chose “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof” and explored it through a Latinx lens. I think it is important to tell these stories, to re-examine our cannon and consciously create the future of it.
So much gratitude and love for all of those who made this wild dream possible. Esto es sólo el comienzo...✨🇨🇺
In honor of my dream project presentation of “Cat on A Hot Tin Roof” tomorrow, here’s a picture of mi mama y su gatita [Havana, Cuba, 1975]
May has been full of many fruitful collaborations.
I had the pleasure of directing Benjamin Benne’s dreamy play What//Washed Ashore\\Astray with an equally dreamy cast! 🧜🏽♀️🐚🌊
We open tonight! Feels so good to be back in my element. 👽🥰(Link in bio)
I bought myself pink flowers on the new year and again on my birthday. April 20th is the start of Taurus season— fitting day for me to be born. ✨ I love Spring and the new growth this season brings. I decided that this is my year of yes; the year of pink; the time for healing; the age of infinite love. 🌸🐂👸🏻💅🏼
TRUE WEST Opening Night 🌵🌞 Pictured: Ethan Hawke & director James McDonald
Not Pictured: Paul Dano & the rest of the incredible creative team
APOLOGIA closed last night. TRUE WEST goes into tech this week. Thanks @rollinscollege for the interview. Link in bio for my story. #latinasintheatre
I found out about Roundabout on my last day at McCarter.
I called my mom and she cried. In her Cuban accent she exclaimed, “Oh my god... Broadway.” My stepdad chimed in, “Te lo dije!” This was one of the few moments where my mom has cried in front of me.
I’ve been told that I’m brave for moving to New York City on my own. I never thought of myself as brave before. Ambitious—yes, but never brave.
I recognize my privileges. How my opportunities are providing me with more privileges. How I am able to navigate certain spaces.
I know there is a lot of work to do. I am focused on making equitable change in the industry. I am dedicated to this work.
I am proud to be the 2018-19 Roundabout Directing Fellow. I am even prouder to be a daughter of immigrants. I am thankful for their bravery.