Profile: Georgina H. Escobar

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Georgina H. Escobar
Contact: georginahescobar@gmail.com
Website: georginaescobar.com,  
Georgina H. Escobar is a native of Ciudad Juarez, México currently living in Manhattan. She earned her MFA from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque in 2011. Escobar was awarded the “Outstanding Service to the Women of the Border” Award for her co-production of the Vagina Monologues: Spotlight on the Women of Juarez campaign. She is the recipient of The Kennedy Center’s National Playwriting Award: Theatre for Young Audiences 2011 for Ash Tree , which was also part of the 17th Annual ASSITEJ Festival in Malmö, Sweden and in Copenhagen, Denmark. Professional affiliations include the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (Lit Associate), the National Theater Institute (Instructor), American Theatre Magazine (Editorial), The Civilians (Translation), DNA Works (Arts Mang.) and Live Nation (Marketing). She is currently working on the book for a commission from Santa Fe’s Littleglobe: A musical entitled “COAL: Fable of the Firerock” with former collaborator Acushla Bastible, and composers Molly Sturges & Luis Guerra. She is a member of the Editorial Board for Cafe Onda and is part of the Latino Commons Steering Committee.
 
Body of Work
One Acts:
I Buried Paul 2(F) 1 (M)
One Mary Gospel 2 (F) 1(M)
The Unbearable Likeness of Jo, Semity and Jones 3 (F)
Anatomy of an Abacus 6 (F)

 Full-Lengths:
The Ruin 2(F) 2 (M) 
Ash Tree 4(F) 1(M)
The Circuz 3(F) 4(M) 
Screwgars 6 (F) 2(M)
Musicals Coal: Fable of the Firerock 3(F) 3(M)
Español/Bilingüe 1936 5(F) 3(M) 
Arbol De Cenizas 4(F) 1(M)

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