Announcing Guest Director Ana María Campoy for "Sonata Escondida" in 2021-2022 Season

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Guest artist Ana María Campoy will be joining us to direct "Sonata Escondida" by Manuel Zarate next season.

Campoy is a first-generation Mexican-American theater artist who works as a director, actor, teaching artist, and translator throughout Puget Sound. As an actor, her notable roles include Lucia in "Fade" (Seattle Public Theater), Catherine in a bilingual adaptation of "Proof" (Thriving Artists/Proof Porch Project) Rayna in "Above Between Below" (Seattle Children's Theatre), Shawn u/s in "The Lamp is the Moon" (Seattle Children's Theatre), Susanna in "Blood/Water/Paint" (LiveGirls! Theatre), Nemesis in "The Gifts of War" (Directed by Gin Hammond), and Player 1 in "Shipwrecked!" (Key City Public Theatre). She tours nationwide in Living Voices’ solo show, "La Causa," as Marta Hernandez.

For the past three years, she has worked with Seattle Shakespeare where she has developed bilingual scripts for "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Twelfth Night" for their Educational Tour. She is currently directing this year's production of "Romeo and Juliet" and "Macbeth," her third bilingual adaptation.

She is a passionate and proud advocate of the performing arts and believes that the arts provide communities a voice and individuals self-exploration. At the center of her work lives the driving desire to create opportunities for artists of color, to remove economic and geographical barriers for audiences and students, and to expand and deepen our American identity.

Watch Ana María Campoy's bilingual adaptation "Romeo y Julieta" produced by Seattle Shakespeare Theatre.

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May 12, 2021 7:54am