Elsa Menéndez

Supporting Director & Performer

Elsa is a writer, director, producer, and performer with Tricklock Company and the Director of Education at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC). She has spent the last 30 years working in theatre around the world. In 1992 she co-founded BOOM!theatre, a theatre company within a men’s medium security prison comprised of individuals serving the longest sentences. Elsa served as associate artistic director /co-artistic director of Tricklock from 2004-2009.

She is the founder and director of the Circo Latino and Circo Radical summer youth institutes at NHCC.