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Mariana Carreño King

Assistant Professor of Playwriting

Mariana’s plays include The Red Gene, Miss 744890 (2014 Winner, MetLife Nuestras Voces, Repertorio Español, 2016; picked for publication in Italian as part of the American Playwrights Project); Patience, Fortitude and Other Antidepressants, (commissioned by Intar Theatre and produced as part of Encuentro 2014, at the LATC); Dance for a Dollar (a dance-theatre collaboration, Miracle Theatre, Portland, OR); Ofelia’s Lovers (Mabou Mines Residencies); Rare Encounters, Darkroom, The Wake and Fool’s Journey  (Intar’s NewWorksLabs); and Adela (Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico), among others.

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Mariana is also a stage director, translator, part of the Advisory Committee for The Lark Play Development Center US/Mexico Playwrights Exchange, member of LAByrinth Theatre Company, Humanitas Play LA resident (2018-2019) and Alumna, Hispanic Playwrights in Residence Lab (HPRL) at Intar.


Encuentro: Latinx Performance for the New American Theater. Trevor Boffone, Teresa Marrero, Chantal Rodriguez, eds

Innovation in Five Acts: Strategies for Theatre and Performance. Caridad Svich, Ed.

Decomposition, by Alfonso Cárcamo (Translation)

Schnauzer Duck, by Saúl Enríquez (Translation)