Freelance Queer POC Director-Dramaturg in New York City
Gaven D. Trinidad recently finished his MFA studies in dramaturgy at the UMass Amherst Department of Theatre, and has also completed a graduate certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies at the UMass Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Interested in dance, drama, and queer aesthetics, he’s interned and worked at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, New York Theatre Workshop, the TEAM, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Musical Theatre Factory, and Yangtze Repertory Theatre. Selected credits: June is the First Fall (playwright Yilong Liu, dir. Michael Leibenluft),The Lily’s Revenge (dir. Jennifer Onopa), The Happiest Song Plays Last (dir. Jennifer Onopa), benevolence (playwright and dir. Ifa Bayeza), Collidescope 2.0 (dir. Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks), Red Wednesday (dir. Sanaz Ghajar), Angels in America (dir. Irene Crist). He teaches undergraduate courses and conducts research on the work of theatre and dance artists of color. This 2018-19 theatre season, he is the administrative apprentice at The Juilliard School’s Drama Division. Please visit his website at www.gaventrinidadtheatre.com.