Director, devisor, writer, actor, and scholar-in-training; Artistic Director Emerita, Milagro; PhD (ABD), Theatre Arts, University of Oregon.
Most recently, Olga directed Como Agua para Chocolate at Gala Hispanic Theatre, and Tricks to Inherit, her translation/adaptation of Astucias por herder un sobrino a un tío by Fermín de Reygadas (1789) at UO. Most recent dramaturgy: The Home Planet, Tricks to Inherit, and Oye Oyá. Scholarly research centers on Latina/o/x theatre of the US; a critical introduction for Dreamscape by Rickerby Hinds in Encuentro: Latinx Performance for the New American Theater, and “(Afro)Latinx Theatre: Embodiment and Articulation,” published in Label Me Latina/o. A former member of the TCG Board of Directors, Olga currently serves on the Steering Committee for the Latinx Theatre Commons, a collaborative initiative with HowlRound Theatre Commons. Among her commitments to the LTC, she is a co-champion of El Fuego, the initiative to seed the American theatre field with new works by Latinx playwrights. AEA, SAG-AFTRA & SDC.