Georgina Escobar Biography
At Writers Theatre: Quixote: On the Conquest of Self
Georgina Escobar is a playwright from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, currently living in Manhattan. She has translated works for playwrights Anne Garcia Romero, Melinda Lopez as well as companies and organizations like The Civilians (Brooklyn, NY) and the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC). Her work has been seen at INTAR, Dixon Place and Manhattan Rep and developed at Clubbed Thumb, Lincoln Center Theatre, Milagro Theatre (Portland, OR), Aurora Theatre (GA), Duke City Rep (Albuquerque, NM), Marfa Live Arts (TX) and The Lensic (Santa Fe, NM). She is the recipient of the National Theatre for Young Audiences Award from the Kennedy Center (2010) and a finalist for the National Latino Playwriting Award (2016). Writing Credits include The Beacons (INTAR, Marfa Live Arts), All Strings Considered (New York Children's Theatre), El Muerto Vagabundo “Death and the Tramp” (Milagro Theatre); Sweep (Aurora Theatre, Lincoln Center Director's Lab), The Unbearable Likeness of JONES (TMTC Reading NYC, Dixon Place), Ash Tree, winner of The Kennedy Center's National TYA Award (Duke City Repertory, ASSITEJ Festival) and The Ruin (Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Words Afire Festival of New Works). Artistic Development includes Fornés Playwriting Workshop (Chicago, 2017), Clubbed Thumb Early Career Writers Group (NY, 2016/17), Marfa Live Arts (Guest Playwright at 6th Annual Playwriting Workshop), Commissioned Artist (Milagro Theatre, New York Children's Theatre, Duke City Repertory Theatre, Little Globe), After Orlando (Missing Bolts and No Passport), OMPF (INTAR), The Brooklyn Generator, HotInk Festival (The Lark) and Literary Associate, Playwright Lab Instructor and participant at the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (2011/12).