MARIANA CARREÑO KING
Selected Author American Playwrights Project 1st edition (2018/19)
Mariana Carreño King’s plays include Miss 744890 (2014 Winner of the MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition, Repertorio Español production 2015), Patience, Fortitude and Other Antidepressants, (an urban riff on Federico García Lorca’s Yerma, commissioned by Intar Theatre and produced as part of Encuentro 2014, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center), Dance for a Dollar (a dance-theatre collaboration, Miracle Theatre, Portland, OR, 2013) Ofelia’s Lovers (Mabou Mines Residencies, 2007-2009), Rare Encounters (Intar’s Hispanic Playwrights in Residence Lab, 2008), Darkroom and The Wake (NewWorksLab, 1996 and 2007), Fool’s Journey (finalist, 2001 O’Neill Playwrights Conference) and Adela (Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico). Her short plays, Pretty Little Imp, Smoking Hazard, The Slasher, Pitahayas (finalist, 2003 Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award), Mexico ’68, Riding Hope, Night of the Cat-Sitter, Clowns and Static have been presented at The Public, Milagro Theatre, Intar and with LAByrinth Theatre Company and Rising Circle. Mariana was recently commissioned to translate into English and adapt The Magical Puppet Show by Miguel de Cervantes, which was produced at Intar in 2016. Mariana has directed The Cook, by Eduardo Machado (Stages Repertory in Houston, TX), El Show de All Shows by Migdalia Cruz (Intar Theatre), nobody rides a locomotive no mo’, by Matthew Paul Olmos (Rising Circle), Light of Night by Cecilia Copeland (Iati Theatre), American Jornalero by Ed Cardona (Intar), Mala Hierba by Tania Saracho (Intar), The Municipal Abattoir and Mr. Paradise by Tennessee Williams (The Red Room), A Train Play by Arlene Hutton (The Neighborhood Theatre) and many other readings and workshops. Mariana has taught theatre and playwriting at New York University and Queens College, and facilitated writing workshops with several NYC theatre companies. She’s currently an MFA candidate for Dramatic Writing at USC. Mariana is part of the Advisory Committee for The Lark Play Development Center US/Mexico Playwrights Exchange, where she has translated many plays into English and directed many workshops. She is a member of LAByrinth Theatre Company, and Alumna, Hispanic Playwrights in Residence Lab (HPRL) at Intar.
Mariana Carreño King Scrittrice, regista e traduttrice. I suoi testi sono stati messi in scena, tra gli altri, da Mabou Mines,Intar, Labyrinth TheatreCompany, Public Theatre. Dance for a dollar è stato in scena al Milagro Theatre di Portland – Oregon, in collaborazione con il regista e coreografo Dániel Jaquez. Mariana è membro della Commissione Consultiva per il Lark Play Development Center US / Mexico Playwright exchange.