Chicanx theatermaker & scholar
A native of San Antonio, Texas, Irma Mayorga is a Chicanx scholar/theatermaker. Throughout her career, she has worked between academic, non-profit, and community based sectors of the arts. Her plays include Cascarones, which earned the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award and was selected for development at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Playwrights Conference. She is also author of The Panza Monologues, Second Edition with collaborator Virginia Grise. Her scholarship explores contemporary performance by US people of color, theater by women, and Chicanx/Latinx expressive culture.