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Vickie Ramirez

 
Bio:
Vickie Ramirez is a Tuscarora playwright and alum of the Public Theater’s Emerging Writer’s Group 2009. She is a member of Chukalokoli Native Theater Ensemble and Amerinda Theater. Plays include: Tobacco is Sacred-That’s Why It Kills You, Standoff at Hwy#37, Smoke, Ashes, Humans, The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Vickie Ramirez is a Tuscarora playwright and alum of the Public Theater’s Emerging Writer’s Group 2009. She is a member of Chukalokoli Native Theater Ensemble and Amerinda Theater. Plays include: Tobacco is Sacred-That’s Why It Kills You, Standoff at Hwy#37, Smoke, Ashes, Humans, The ... (read complete bio)
Photos: Inside Opening Night of Primary Stages' PEERLESS at 59E59 Theaters Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of Primary Stages' PEERLESS at 59E59 Theaters
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 12, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES and 59E59 Theaters, in association with Jamie deRoy, opened peerless last night at 59E59’s Theater A  by 2019/20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jiehae Park (Hannah and the Dread Gazebo) and directed by Margot Bordelon (…what the end will be)

Primary Stages to Present PEERLESS Events and Creative Access Grant Readings Photo Primary Stages to Present PEERLESS Events and Creative Access Grant Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES will present additional programming for their Fall 2022 season, including readings, panels and talkbacks for their fall production peerless and the Creative Access Grant Recipients Reading Series.  

Diana Burbano Named Director of New Play Development  at AlterTheater Photo Diana Burbano Named Director of New Play Development  at AlterTheater
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

AlterTheater has named playwright Diana Burbano to the newly created position of Director of New Play Development. The Director of New Play Development will be part of AlterTheater's shared leadership model, leading the company collaboratively with the Producing Artistic Directors and Literary Committee.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2022-2023 Cohort Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2022-2023 Cohort
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

The 2022-2023 Writing Fellows Are Andrea Ambam, Alyssa Haddad-Chin, Jesse Jae Hoon, and Alex Lin; 2022-2023 Scratchpad Playwrights Are Anamaria Guerzon, Ankita Raturi, and Christopher Washington; 2022-2023 Native American Artist Lab Participants Are Sean-Joseph Choo and Moki Bear Eagle.

Cast Announced for PEERLESS, Beginning Performances at 59E59 Theaters This Month Photo Cast Announced for PEERLESS, Beginning Performances at 59E59 Theaters This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES and 59E59 Theaters, in association with Jamie deRoy, has announced casting for peerless, by 2019/20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jiehae Park (Hannah and the Dread Gazebo) and directed by Margot Bordelon (... what the end will be). 

AlterTheater Presents PURE NATIVE Next Month Photo AlterTheater Presents PURE NATIVE Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022

AlterTheater's first show with in-person audiences since the pandemic began moves Bay Area theater closer to accurate representation for Native American stories. Pure Native is the story of a Haudenosaunee community, written by Haudenosaunee playwright Vickie Ramirez, and stars two Haudenosaunee actors, with costumes by a noted Haudenosaunee fashion designer, Iakowi:he'ne' Oakes. 

AlterTheater Returns In Person With PURE NATIVE Photo AlterTheater Returns In Person With PURE NATIVE
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022

This summer, AlterTheater reopens with in-person audiences. For the first time in its 17 year history, AlterTheater will perform outdoors, with a new play by Tuscarora writer Vickie Ramirez, Pure Native. 

Seattle Rep Announces Second Round of Playwright Commissioning Project 20x30: Reimagi Photo Seattle Rep Announces Second Round of Playwright Commissioning Project 20x30: Reimagining the Anthropocene
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

  Seattle Rep today announced a second round of its large-scale playwright commission project, 20x30: Reimagining the Anthropocene, in which the organization has commissioned three playwrights in an effort to plants seeds for the future of the industry.

AlterTheater Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

AlterTheater’s 2022/2023 season includes a mix of virtual, hybrid, and in-person programming, including both outdoor and indoor in-person performances. AlterTheater also continues to provide virtual performing arts workshops and an in-person sleepaway summer camp through its Arts Learning Project for Native Youth. 

Keen Company Announces The 2022 Playwrights Lab For New Work Including New Participat Photo Keen Company Announces The 2022 Playwrights Lab For New Work Including New Participating Playwrights Kristoffer Diaz, Sarah Schulman, and Anna Ziegler
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced his plans for Keen's Playwrights Lab, including the playwrights for the 2022 Lab, readings from the 2021 participants, as well as a roundtable discussion with the '21 playwrights on the process of developing new work.

YIPAP Announces 2nd Annual Young Native Actor's Contest And Free Workshop With Kimber Photo YIPAP Announces 2nd Annual Young Native Actor's Contest And Free Workshop With Kimberly Guerrero
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

The Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is open for submissions for the 2nd Annual Young Native Actor's Contest.

The Playwrights Realm Launches Native American Artists Lab Photo The Playwrights Realm Launches Native American Artists Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

The Playwrights Realm has announced the Native American Artists Lab, a new program offering support to Native American Tribally Affiliated aspiring and emerging artists. Submissions for the Lab open February 22 and close March 13.

AlterTheater Announces 2021/2022 Season Photo AlterTheater Announces 2021/2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

The season starts with an audio play by Andrew Saito, Br'er Peach, produced in collaboration with The Parsnip Ship and in association with Business Lunch Productions. The season continues with a much-needed comedic romp, Snag by Tara Moses. The season closes in Summer 2022 with the long-awaited, COVID-postponed Pure Native by Vickie Ramirez.

September Activities at Seattle Center Offer Arts, Entertainment and Engagement
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

With cooling temperatures comes a return to fall seasons and activities at Seattle Center. September offers a range of arts, entertainment and educational opportunities across the grounds and online.  

PATHWAY TO THE BALLOT BOX Immersive Voting Rights Experience Comes to New Paltz Photo PATHWAY TO THE BALLOT BOX Immersive Voting Rights Experience Comes to New Paltz
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2021

The passionate characters in Pathway to the Ballot Box are inspired by the challenges, triumphs, fears, and accomplishments of eight women who lived in New Paltz, NY over three centuries, leading to the first vote cast by a woman in New Paltz. The experience will run weekends August 21st through September 5th, 2021. 

National New Play Network Announces 2021 Virtual Conference Photo National New Play Network Announces 2021 Virtual Conference
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

National New Play Network will host its second fully virtual Annual Conference this Friday June 11 and Saturday June 12. The event - free and open to the public - is hosted on the Hopin event platform.

AlterTheater Expands Arts Learning Project For Native Youth, Hires Tanis Parenteau Photo AlterTheater Expands Arts Learning Project For Native Youth, Hires Tanis Parenteau
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021

AlterTheater will expand its Arts Learning Project for Native Youth, safely adding in-person summer programming according to COVID protocols in some reservation communities, while expanding virtual programming. To help with the expansion, the company has hired Tanis Parenteau as its new Tribal Liaison and Outreach Coordinator, joining Education Director Teresa Melendez.

Keen Company Announces KEEN ON NEW WORK: A DISCUSSION WITH THE 2020 PLAYWRIGHTS LAB W Photo Keen Company Announces KEEN ON NEW WORK: A DISCUSSION WITH THE 2020 PLAYWRIGHTS LAB WRITERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced his plans for Keen’s Playwrights Lab, including readings from the 2020 participants as well as the playwrights for the 2021 Lab. Join Keen Company on Tuesday January 26th at 4pm for a discussion with the 2020 Playwrights Lab writers.

Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Launches the Inaugural Young Native Actor's C Photo Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Launches the Inaugural Young Native Actor's Contest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

In partnership with its annual Yale Young Native Playwright’s Contest, this year the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is launching the inaugural Young Native Actor’s Contest. The winners will be honored as part of their Annual New Native Play Festival in April.

Vickie Ramirez Wins the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater Photo Vickie Ramirez Wins the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces the winner of the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater: Vickie Ramirez.

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