Former HowlRound Fellow and current Latinx Theatre Commons steering committee member Dillon Yruegas (he/él) is a queer trans mixed Coahuiltecan theatremaker from Central Texas who holds both a BFA in Theatre and a BA in Spanish from Texas State University. He is a company member of the VORTEX Repertory Theatre and has collaborated with Austin Scottish Rite Theatre, Capital T Theatre, Generic Ensemble Company, Ground Floor Theatre, the Indigenous Cultures Institute, and Teatro Vivo. Recently, he was a part of Company One Theatre's season 21 PlayLab cohort.
He also facilitates workshops for trans and gender expansive performers through a series of meditative and movement based exercises in order to illuminate the joyful and fulfilling potential that performance holds for those of us from these historically marginalized experiences. This work, with collaborator Dr. Jesse O'Rear, has been seen at the University of Texas at Austin and at the 2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference at Washington University in St. Louis.