Jo Ann Carreon-Reyes, along with Rupert Reyes, founded Teatro Vivo in 2000 in Austin TX. Teatro Vivo's productions have received numerous nominations for artistic excellence by the B. Iden Payne Awards Committee for best original script, directing, design and acting. Austin Woman Magazine honored JoAnn in 2009 for her contributions to the Austin theater scene. She was recognized in 2011 by the City of Austin as one of the Austin’s 100 Influential Latinas. The UT Austin Office of Diversity and Community Engagement presented the Community Leadership Award to her in September 2008. She was also awarded the Partners in the Arts and Humanities Award by the Austin City Council in 2011. JoAnn has served on the Director’s Council for the UT Department of Theater and Dance.
Jo Ann Carreon-Reyes