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Richard Montoya

Richard Montoya is a founding member of the national performance trio known as Culture Clash. Born in an art gallery they have been creating searing portraits and works for the national stage. In 1992 they began a series of site specific plays: Radio Mambo (Miami), Anthems (Arena Stage/DC) Nuyorican Stories (INTAR/NYC), Bordertown (San Diego and Tijuana) and Chavez Ravine (LA) to name a few. Montoya has been emerging as a solo playwright with Water & Power, Palestine New Mexico an American Night originally commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Fest and new productions in Denver, La Jolla and Center Theater Group. A new anthology of plays was recently published by TCG, Oh Wild West!: The California Plays. They are currently listed as material not suitable for high school students by the Arizona Attorney General. New works include: The River for Campo Santo, 32 Beds for SCR, Los Doppelgangers with performance artist Guillermo Gomez Pena and Mekhong Ð Human Trafficking in Seattle for the ashes of the Intiman!

Friday Phone Call # 63
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 63

Richard Montoya of Culture Clash

6 June 2014

This week on Friday Phone Call, David Dower talks to Richard Montoya, playwright and a co-founder of Culture Clash.

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A Manifesto
Essay

A Manifesto

22 June 2011

Richard Montoya, of the theater group Culture Clash, delivers his theatrical manifesto; one of outside the lines, in every way. 

Interview with Richard Montoya
Essay

Interview with Richard Montoya

11 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Richard Montoya of Culture Clash on the importance making marginal voices heard.