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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have over 15 years experience teaching at private and public universities and in
community settings including the public school system, cultural centers, women’s prisons
and the juvenile correction system. I have taught writing for performance and theater to
students ages 5-75 years old.
2015
Lead Artist, Create Dangerously, JACK, Brooklyn, NY
Guest Lecturer, English & Theater Class, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Guest Lecturer, English Class, Jefferson High School, San Antonio, TX
Guest Lecturer, Theater Class, University of Santa Barbara, CA
Guest Lecturer, Women’s Studies, University of Texas at San Antonio, TX
Guest Lecturer, Theater Class, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA
Guest Lecturer, Theater Class, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Guest Lecturer, Theater Class, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2014
Visiting Artist, Justice and Social Inquiry at the School of Social Transformation, Arizona
State University, Phoenix, AZ
Guest Lecturer, Women’s Studies Class, Colgate University, Colgate. NY
Guest Lecturer, Theater Class, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Guest Lecturer, Playwrighting Class, Fordham University, New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, Latino Studies Class, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
Guest Lecturer, Chicano Studies Class, University of Texas Pan Am, Edinburg, TX
2013
Guest Artist, English Literature Class, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Visiting Writer, Five College Consortium (Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount
Holyoke College, Smith College, University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Guest Lecturer, Latino Studies Class, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA Guest
Lecturer, Playwrighting Class, Fordham University, New York, NY
Guest Artist, Circle School, San Antonio, TX
2012
Visiting Writer, Theatrical Jazz Institute, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Guest Lecturer, English Literature Class, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Guest Lecturer, Theatre Class, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Guest
Lecturer, Theatre Class, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Guest Lecturer, Theatre Class, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Visiting Teaching Artist, Save Our Youth, Red Salmon Arts, Austin, TX
Guest Lecturer, Theatre Class, University of California, Riverside, CA
Guest Lecturer, Theatre Class, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Guest Lecturer, American Literature Class, University of California, Riverside, CA

2011
Visiting Writer, English & World Literature Dept., Pitzer College, Claremont, CA Guest
Lecturer, MFA Writing Class, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA Guest Lecturer,
Chicana Studies, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Guest Lecturer, Cultural Studies Class, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA. Guest
Lecturer, Chicano Studies Class, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX Guest Lecturer,
Chicano Studies Class, California State University at Long Beach
2010
Visiting Teaching Artist, Irving Middle School, San Antonio, TX
Guest Lecturer, BFA Acting Class, Fordham University, New York, NY
Guest Speaker, MFA Playwriting Class, Brown University, Providence, RI
Guest Lecturer, Chicana/o Studies, Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA
2009
Lead Artist, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA
Teaching Artist, Franklin High School, Los Angeles, CA
Visiting Teaching Artist, Pomona High School, Pomona, CA
Visiting Teaching Artist, Prototypes Women’s Center, Claremont, CA
Instructor, Arts Pedagogy, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Teaching Assistant, Playwrights Salon, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Guest Lecturer, Arts & Activism Class, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA Guest
Lecturer, English & World Literature Class, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA Instructor,
Writing on the Border, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2008
Teaching Artist, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA
Guest Lecturer, Playwriting Class, Penn State University
Teaching Artist, Franklin High School, Los Angeles, CA
Guest Lecturer, Women and Theatre Class, Penn State University
Instructor, Arts Pedagogy, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Teaching Assistant, Playwrights Salon, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2007
Teaching Artist, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA
Teaching Artist, Franklin High School, Los Angeles, CA
Visiting Teaching Artist, Hope North, Uganda, Africa
Visiting Teaching Artist, Prototypes Women’s Center, Claremont, CA
Instructor, Arts Pedagogy, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Teaching Assistant, Arts & Activism, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Instructor, Writing for Performance, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA Teaching
Assistant, Playwrights Salon, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA Guest Lecturer,
English & World Literature Class, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

2006
Teaching Artist, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA
Teaching Assistant, Playwrights Salon, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Teaching Assistant, Graduate Play Analysis, California Institute of the Arts, CA
2003-06
Teacher, Spanish I and ESL, Kazen Middle School, San Antonio, TX
Co-Founder, Books in the Barrio, San Antonio, TX