Catherine Filloux is an award-winning playwright, whose new play LUZ premiered at La MaMa in September of 2012, where she is an Artist in Residence. Filloux has been commissioned to write a one-woman play for the actress Marietta Hedges surrounding the civil rights movement and the KKK. Filloux's libretto, New Arrivals, for Houston Grand Opera, Song of Houston, premiered in June 2012, composed by John Glover. Her more than twenty plays have been produced in New York City and around the world. She is the librettist for Where Elephants Weep (Composer Him Sophy), which premiered in Cambodia, and The Floating Box (Composer Jason Kao Hwang), released by New World Records. Filloux's anthologies include Dog and Wolf & Killing the Boss, NoPassport Press, and Silence of God and Other Plays, published by Seagull Books, London Limited.