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José Carrasquillo

José Carrasquillo is a freelance director based in Washington, DC. He has worked in most venues in the region including GALA Hispanic Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Theater J, Studio Theatre, Round House Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, and Signature Theatre. He was the founding Artistic Director of Freedom Stage and is the former artistic director of The Group Theatre in Seattle. Most recently, José directed Dan O’Brien’s The Body of an American at Theater J, and Octavio Solís El Paso Blue at GALA. 

El Paso Blue Rides Again
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El Paso Blue Rides Again

28 August 2016

Director José Carrasquillo shares his first encounter with Octavio Solis’ El Paso Blue and his journey to directing the piece.

The Fire Within
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The Fire Within

16 November 2013

José Carrasquillo recaps the findings and goals of the National Convening of Latina/o theater artists, and explains where we're headed... and how we can change the trajectory of representation onstage.