ROBIN HOOD: AN ELEGY


Run Time:
Approximately 120 minutes

Cast:
Ensemble cast of 8-9 actors
Mixed genders, predominantly black

Synopsis:
Robin Hood: An Elegy follows a Black Robin Hood who magically transcends space and time experiencing state-sanctioned racism. Set both in 2015 and the past, Robin’s plight mirrors and invokes the ethos of #blacklivesmatter in a struggle to assert humanity, dignity, and cunning against long-standing foes. In an age-old fight against white supremacy for justice and freedom, will Robin prevail?

Performance History
Premiere produced by The Generic Ensemble Company at the Vortex in
August 2015; Directed by kt shorb

Press
KUT Arts Eclectic Interview with Mike Lee
Austin Chronicle Interview
Austin American Statesman Review
Austin Chronicle Review
Empirica Magazine Interview
Offstage and On the Air Interview with Lisa Scheps & Nicole Shiro

Performance Footage:


MÁS CARA


 The amazing cast, director, [and me] of the first public reading at the 2016 Austin Latino New Play Festival, February 26, 2016. (From Left to Right: Lori Navarrete, Rudy Ramirez, Marina DeYoe-Pedraza, Me, Martinique Duchene-Philips, Gricelda Silva, Nickclette Izuegbu, Olivia Jimenez, Jesus Valles, David Allan Barrera.)

The amazing cast, director, [and me] of the first public reading at the 2016 Austin Latino New Play Festival, February 26, 2016. (From Left to Right: Lori Navarrete, Rudy Ramirez, Marina DeYoe-Pedraza, Me, Martinique Duchene-Philips, Gricelda Silva, Nickclette Izuegbu, Olivia Jimenez, Jesus Valles, David Allan Barrera.)

Run Time:
Approximately 70 minutes

Cast
7-8 Women, Latinx
1-2 Men - 1 white, I Latinx

Synopsis
A visceral text and movement conjuring of Latina archetypes and the women who embody them – past, present, and future.

Performance History
Workshop Reading: 2016 Austin New Latino Play Festival, Produced by Teatro Vivo, Directed by Rudy Ramirez - Austin, Texas

Press
50 Playwrights Project - Interview with Trevor Boffone
Austin 360
Official Press Release
Teatro Vivo Blog
OutSmart Magazine


When You KnoW, You KnoW

 Krysta Gonzales & Daren Taylor during the recording session of When You KnoW, You KnoW

Krysta Gonzales & Daren Taylor during the recording session of When You KnoW, You KnoW

Run Time:
Approximately 20 minutes

Cast:
2 Latinx Women
1 White Man

Synopsis:
Flor and Stephen are on a drive that will take them through the last two years of their relationship together. The ups, the downs, the in betweens, the loving exchanges, and the hurtful arguments. How do you make a change? You can listen to your head, your heart, or both; but when you know, you know.

Performance History
Radio play produced in 2018 by dtc radio
Directed by Daren Taylor

Performance: