AnaSofía Villanueva (she/her) is a producer, director, writer, and activist.
AnaSofía is the Director of Impact and Engagement at the Playwrights’ Center. She is the former Director of Creative and Civic Partnerships with Artists Repertory Theatre, Artistic Associate at History Theatre, and Creative Producer for the Alliance of Latinx Minnesota Artists.
AnaSofía regularly directs performances and facilitates discussions on equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice for Pillsbury House Theatre’s Breaking Ice Program. AnaSofía has directed The Heresy of Love and Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train for the UMN/Guthrie BFA program. For the Cornerstone Theatre Troupe, she has directed Water by the Spoonful and References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot. She has assistant directed at Mixed Blood Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, and Children’s Theatre Company. While in residency at the University of Idaho, she directed several productions where she was the recipient of the Stage Directors and Choreographers national award through the Kennedy Center American Theater Festival.
AnaSofía has published articles for American Theatre Magazine, StarTribune, and is the author of The Power Dynamics Series: From a Mixed-Race Latina’s Perspective for MinnesotaPlaylist. AnaSofía’s play, Sabor, will receive a second development workshop with Artists Repertory Theatre and was featured in Teatro Milagro’s Ingenio 2020 New Latinx Play Development Festival. She has had a reading of her play, TENGO VOZ, at Mixed Blood Theatre. While in residency at the University of Idaho, three of her plays were produced: Amor del Alma, POLLUX, and EXOTIC.
For more publications by AnaSofía Villanueva, please visit MixedRaceLatina.com.