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Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas

Playwright in Residence

Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
Phone: 845-758-3017
E-mail: jcortina@bard.edu

B.A., Georgetown University; M.P.H., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., Brown University. Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; as well as the Helen Merrill Award;”playwright of the year” in El Nuevo Herald’s 1999 year-end list; a Writers Community Residency from the YMCA National Writer’s Voice; and the Robert Chesley Award, among others. Playwright; author of MALETA MULATA (Campo Santo); SLEEPWALKERS (Area Stage, Carbonell Award; and Alliance Theatre); TIGHT EMBRACE (Intar); and BLIND MOUTH SINGING (Teatro Vista, and National Asian American Theatre Company). His plays have been published by Playscripts and TDR/The Drama Review. He has been Commissioned by the Mark Taper Forum, South Coast Repertory, New World Theater, Hartford Stage and Playwrights Horizons. He is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop and a member of New Dramatists. Cofounder, Fulcrum Theater (2009­ ). Poetry, fiction, and nonfiction published in many journals and anthologies. At Bard since 2011.