Georgina H. Escobar
Collaborative Book Writer, Character Development
Georgina is a writer from Ciudad Juarez, México, currently living in Manhattan. She received her MFA from the University of New Mexico in Dramatic Writing. In 2004, at the height of the genocide in Ciudad Juarez, Escobar co-produced a bilingual/bi-cultural double production of The Vagina Monologues: Spotlight on the Women of Juarez in El Paso/Juarez starring Jane Fonda, Sally Field, and Lila Aragon, which benefited Casa Amiga of Juarez under the direction of Esther Chavez. She was awarded the "Outstanding Service to Women in The Border" by the University of Texas, El Paso.
Credits include: SWEEP, (LTC Carnaval 2015 at De Paul University),The Unbearable Likeness of Jones (Dixon Place), The WAYFOOT Series (In development: INTAR, originally developed at the National Puppetry Conference, 2014), COAL: Fable of the Firerock 2.0 (The Lensic, 2012); ASH TREE (Duke City Repertory, ASSITEJ Festival, Kennedy Center's National TYA Award); THE RUIN (Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Words Afire Festival of New Works, 2011). Artistic Development: OMPF (INTAR), The Brooklyn Generator (Brooklyn), HotInk Festival (The Lark), Literary Associate (2011-12) and Playwright Lab Instructor (NTI) Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Other work: Founder of Fourth Wall/One Blue Cat Productions, contributing writer for American Theatre Magazine, HowlRound, Café Onda, and Culturebot, Steering Committee Member for the Latina/o Theatre Commons. www.georginaescobar.com