Awards

Grants, Awards, Commissions, Playwright Exchange, Theater Fests

  • MetLife finalist Repetorio Espanol U GOT THE LOOK, 2017
  • Arizona Theater Company National Hispanic Playwriting Award  LOS MATADORES, Finalist 2012
  • Repertorio Espanol Voces Award Production of EL VAGON/BOXCAR 2007
  • METLIFE Voces Winner EL VAGON/BOXCAR 2004
  • Codices Project Grant Teatro Vision  EL VAGON/BOXCAR 2003-2004
  • Commission, SE HABLA, Starfish Theatreworks, 2000
  • Commission for Feature Film, Critical Mass Productions, 2000
  • Barebones Film Festival Screenwriters Competition, Finalist 2000
  • Chesterfield Award, Semi-finalist 2000
  • Literary Arts Fellowship in Theater, Portland, Oregon 2000
  • Leslie Bradshaw Fellowship for LOS MATADORES, 2000
  • Hispanic Playwright Award (BOXCAR)Southwest Rep, 1999
  • Berkeley Rep Commission (tour) of ALICIA IN WONDER TIERRA, 1998
  • ‘Libros y Familias’ Grant to THE MIGRANT FARMWORKER’S SON, 1998
  • Whitfield Cook Award, THE MIGRANT FARMWORKER’S SON, 1997
  • Cascadia Exchange NWPG, Seattle, REPEAT HERO, 1996
  • Lila Wallace/ Reader’s Digest Grant, ALICIA IN WONDER TIERRA, 1995
  • Oregon Arts Council Grant (To work on Reservation), 1995
  • Kennedy Center Commission, FIESTA, 1995
  • Lane Arts Council Grant, (To work on Indian Reservation; CONFEDERATE TRIBES OF WARM SPRINGS, WARM SPRINGS OREGON), 1995
  • Portland International Theater Festival: Teatro Milagro U GOT THE LOOK, 1995
  • Lee Korf Playwriting Award, U GOT THE LOOK, 1994
  • HBO New Writers Project, Honorable Mention 1994
  • Kennedy Center’s New Visions/ New Voices DC, ALICIA IN WONDER TIERRA (Or I Can’t Eat Goat head) 1993
  • SouthCoast Rep, Hispanic Playwrights Project, ALICIA IN WONDER TIERRA (Or I Can’t Eat Goat head) 1993
  • Live Oak Theater Festival, ALICIA IN WONDER TIERRA (Or I Can’t Eat Goat Head), 1993
  • Texas Hispanic Theater Festival, WAITING WOMEN, 1993
  • STAGETIME at the Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis 1991
  • Borderlands Theater Playwrights Project, 1991
  • INTAR’s Lab to study with Maria Irene Fornes, NY 1989
  • Seattle Group Theater’s Multicultural Playwrights’ Festival, 1989