georgina escobar - director, playwright
Georgina Escobar is an artist and writer originally from Juárez, México who employs multiple mediums to create impossible narratives for the stage. Recent works include Sweep (Aurora Theatre, Lincoln Center Directors Lab), B.I. (Milagro, Steppenwolf's "The Mix"), and Penny Pinball Presents The Beacons (INTAR Premiere, 50 PP). Escobar’s plays have been seen, nurtured, and developed at and with INTAR, Dixon Place, The Flea, Lincoln Center, The Sol Project, Clubbed Thumb, Exquisite Corpse Company, Milagro, Aurora Theatre, Duke City Rep, Marfa Live Arts, The Magic, The Lensic, and The Movement Theatre Company. She is a Djerassi Residency artist, a MacDowell Colony fellow, a two-year participant at the Fornés Writing Workshop, and writer at the Paula Vogel Bootcamp. She was the finalist for the 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award and received the Kennedy Center's National Theatre for Young Audiences Playwriting Award in 2010.