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Julissa Contreras, Dominicana from the Bronx, is a creator of the “Ladies Who Bronche” podcast and the YouTube hit “Shit Spanish Girls Say”. She is a writer, poet, actor, and innovator. Julissa worked in the nonprofit industry for over 10 years both in theatrical and youth development capacities and continues to bridge the two worlds to create dialogue and art that reflects society's overlooked voices through advocacy. In all of her work, Julissa focuses on elevating necessary dialogue through creating connected experiences. Most recently, Julissa worked with Miguel Mckelvey at WeWork developing and managing Impact and DEI programming. Currently, she is consulting brands on DEI, prepping for season 5 of Ladies Who Bronché, and writing her first book of poetry and TV pilot.

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Nidia Medina Named Producing Director of INTAR Theatre

International Arts Relations has promoted former associate artistic director Nidia Medina to Producing Director, joining Artistic Director Lou Moreno. 
WAM Theatre Unveils 15th Anniversary Season

​WAM Theatre has unveiled its 2024 season centering new paths and brave futures, through four innovative theatrical stories and a special 15th Anniversary Benefit.
INTAR Unveils 2023/24 Season Featuring Two World Premiere Productions

Check out the exciting lineup of world premiere productions coming to INTAR Theatre for the 2023/24 season, including 'Sonnets for an Old Century.'
VÁMONOS Extended for Final Time at INTAR Theatre

INTAR THEATRE and the RADIO DRAMA NETWORK has announced the final extension of Julissa Contreras’ play Vámonos with tickets on sale now through June 11.
VÁMONOS World Premiere Extended at INTAR Theatre Through Early June

INTAR THEATRE and the RADIO DRAMA NETWORK announced the extension of Julissa Contreras’ play Vámonos with tickets now on sale through June 4th.
Quisqueya Celebration Honoring BEES & HONEY and VÁMONOS to be Held This Month

MCC Theater, in collaboration with The Sol Project, and INTAR Theatre will celebrate their productions this spring with a special street event on Saturday May 13, beginning at 1PM and running until 6PM in front of MCC Theater.
Latinx Playwrights Circle Announces 2023 Intensive Mentorship Recipients

Oscar A. L. Cabrera, Alisha Espinosa, and Latinx Playwrights Circle have announced that the playwrights selected for this year's Intensive Mentorship are: Iraisa Ann Reilly for Miss American Pretty; and Justin Santory for Time, Don't Take It Away.
Cindy Peralta, Yohanna Florentino & More to Star in VÁMONOS World Premiere at INTAR Theatre

INTAR THEATRE and the RADIO DRAMA NETWORK announced complete casting for their Main Stage production of Julissa Contreras’ play Vámonos.
World Premieres of TRUCKERS and VÁMONOS Set for Intar Theatre 2023 Season

INTAR THEATER and the RADIO DRAMA NETWORK have announced INTAR’s MainStage season of two world premiere productions.
Adriana Gaviria Appointed Co-Artistic Director of The Sol Project

Adriana Gaviria will join Jacob G. Padrón as co-Artistic Director of The Sol Project. Gaviria will assume the new role beginning December 12, 2022. 
Latinx Playwrights Circle Announces 2022 Intensive Mentorship Playwrights

Oscar Cabrera, Alisha Espinosa, Latinx Playwrights Circle (LPC) and Primary Stages have announced that the playwrights selected for this year’s Intensive Mentorship are Julissa Contreras, Daniela Gonzalez y Perez, Luis Roberto Herrera, and Phanésia Pharel.
Pregones/PRTT Returns To In-Person Performances With SOLFEST: A LATINX THEATER FESTIVAL 

Pregones/PRTT announces SolFest: A Latinx Theater Festival in partnership with The Sol Project and North Star Projects and in collaboration with Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre and La Gente: The Latinx Theatre Design Network.
LPC & Pregones/PRTT Announce Greater Good Commission Recipients

Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Latinx Playwrights Circle, and Pregones/PRTT have announced that the playwrights selected for this year's Greater Good Commission and Festival are Dominic Colón, Lily Gonzales, Tavi Juárez, Phanésia Pharel, and Andrew Rincón.
MCC Theater Announces 2021 Youth Company FRESHPLAY FESTIVAL Lineup

MCC Theater announced today the lineup for the 2021 Youth Company FreshPlay Festival, which will be held online for free through MCC's On Demand Portal August 16-21, 2021.
INTAR'S MicroTEATRO Festival Announced, Featuring 6 Playwrights, 14 Actors and 7 Neighborhood Locations

INTAR THEATER announced today INTAR’S MicroTEATRO Festival performed on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen starting on June 17, 2021. MicroTEATRO refers to a collection of small format plays surrounding the same themes (or not) presented at the same time for a rotating audience.
Rattlestick Announces March Events Including New Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced details for its March programming including new episodes of MTA Radio Plays. The activities highlight new and necessary theatrical voices while also deepening connections between audiences and artists in new and meaningful ways.
Harlem9 and Pregones/PRTT Go Global and Present The 4th Annual 48 HOURS IN...EL BRONX Digital Edition

In March 2020, when our world began shutting down due to Coronavirus, Harlem9 and Pregones/PRTT faced a difficult decision - to postpone the 4th Annual 48Hours in...El Bronx” that was scheduled for April 2020.  
Harlem9, Pregones/PRTT Present 4th Annual 48HOURS IN...EL BRONX Online

In March 2020, when our world began shutting down due to Coronavirus, Harlem9 and Pregones/PRTT faced a difficult decision - to postpone the 4th Annual 48Hours in...El Bronx” that was scheduled for April 2020.  
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, January 26- with Lea Salonga, Alan Menken, and More!

Today (January 26) in live streaming: Disney legends stop by Stars in the House, Bobby Cannavale and Marisa Tomei star in Three Hotels, and more!
Rattlestick Announces New Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS, VILLAGE SONG Cycle, and More February Events

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced details for new episodes of MTA Radio Plays along with several free online events in February. The activities highlight new and necessary theatrical voices while also deepening connections between audiences and artists in new and meaningful ways.

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