Leo and Friends

by Amalia Oliva Rojas

Stageplay (Excerpt)



Amalia Oliva Rojas is a Mexican poet and theater artivist based in New York. Her work explores and centers the stories, myths, and legends of immigrant women and the BIPOC community. Recent credits include Leo and Friends (Theater Accident) and Cam Girl Dreamz (3 x 10 Virtual Play Festival). She is an alumnus of the Vassar College Powerhouse Theater Training Program and Pen America’s DREAMing Out Loud writing workshop. Residencies include New Perspectives Theatre Company Women’s Work Short and Full-Length Play Lab and NYU Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics EmergeNYC program. In addition to her playwriting, Amalia has contributed to several online magazines such as City Limits, Popula, and Revista de la Universidad De México. She is a member of the Mycelial Artist Collective, which will be in residence at Governors Island this summer 2021 in collaboration with The Beam Center.

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