Abigail is a Chicago and Los Angeles-based actor, writer, deviser, administrator and theater maker who is honored to be working alongside and serving the artists in the Latinx Theatre Commons as the LTC Producer. A proud graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA, Abigail previously served as the Director of the Artistic Collective and an Ensemble Member of Teatro Luna—America’s Pan Latina Theatre Company, with whom she performed with and worked in over twenty-five cities in thirteen states and four countries in the past year, including an appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, UK. Originally from San Antonio, TX, she is passionate about providing access, visibility and opportunities for emerging women of color playwrights and theater artists, and is excited to continue this work with the Latina/o Theatre Commons.
How a Commons Becomes a Selection Committee: 2017 Encuentro de las Américas / Cómo un 'Commons' se convierte en un comité de selección: 2017 Encuentro de las AméricasAbigail Vega writes about the process for choosing shows for the 2017 Encuentro de las Américas festival. / Abigail Vega escribe sobre el proceso de selección de obras para el festival Encuentro de las Américas 2017.
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The Latinx Theatre Commons receives the Peter Zeisler Memorial Award.
We want it to be for everybody. I think that we have to make it so that our readership sees us as a chapter in the narrative, not a separate narrative. That Café Onda acts as an archive, as a living conversation, and as a chapter in the story of the American theater. I hope that the present and future readership of Café Onda consists of those who are interested in that greater narrative.