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Kiki Rivera

Playwright and Arts Activist

Kiki Rivera (she, they, we, us) is an internationally produced, award-winning theatre artist, educator, and arts activist. Kiki has her BA in Theatre as well as her MFA in Playwrighting from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) and is a member of the 2018 ArtEquity cohort. Kiki also attends and responds to college theatre productions in Hawaiʻi to nominate students for participation in ACTF Region 8 festivals and holds workshops to encourage the growth of future indigenous storytellers.

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Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape
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Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape

Majestic and Rugged as its Terrain

6 March 2019

Kiki Rivera talks about the importance of telling stories from underrepresented communities in Hawai‘i’s theatrical landscape.