Claudia Acosta is a bilingual actor, producer, writer and teaching artist, recently worked as script developer for Scenarios USA’s 'Man in the Mirror' directed by Joel Schumacher. New York she has performed at HERE Arts Center, San Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, Theater Row, INTAR and has also performed for Ma-Yi Theatre Company, and American Theatre of Harlem. In Texas she performs for 12,000 students yearly with Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Metropolitan Classical Ballet as narrator for 'Peter and the Wolf' for Performing Arts Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall . Ms. Acosta has worked with Hip Pocket Theatre, Fort Worth Theatre, Teatro Dallas and served as Interim Artistic Director for Cara Mia Theatre Company of Dallas. Original works have been produced by Sound Culture, Young Audiences of North Texas, and Teatro de la Rosa (founding member). Claudia's first play 'Girlie Stories' is now published in 'Taboo Theater: Sex and Violence on Stage' (Cognella), an anthology currently being studied at the University of Central Florida and sold on Amazon and B&N. As a teaching artist, she has worked with many organizations in Dallas/Fort Worth as an educator, facilitator, director and outreach coordinator. In New York, Claudia has served after-school programs, public schools, colleges, universities, safe houses, homeless shelters, and the prison at Riker's Island with The Public Theater, Shadow Box Theater, White Bird Productions and Creative Arts Team of CUNY. Claudia is a teaching artist for Lincoln Center Institute and Arts Connection. Claudia is creator and producer of the first-ever Rose Marine Latino Film Festival in Fort Worth, Texas. She is currently producing a short documentary with Academy Award Winning Director, Nigel Noble.
I was back from an unsuccessful attempt to make it for a second year at Texas Tech University when I got my first contract as a teaching artist. I moved to Lubbock, when I got a small playwright’s scholarship from … Read More »