Bio

AnaSofía Villanueva is the Artistic Associate at History Theatre, on the Artistic Board of the Alliance of Latinx Minnesota Artists (ALMA), a director, and emerging playwright. AnaSofía will be directing her play, TENGO VOZ, in Theatre Coup d’Etat’s upcoming season. She is participating as a playwright in Pillsbury House Theatre’s Chicago Avenue Project and The Neighborhood Theater for their Moon Play Series. She recently assistant directed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Mixed Blood Theatre and Native Gardens at the Guthrie Theater. Prior to her move to the Twin Cities in 2017, she was awarded the Society of Directors and Choreographers Fellowship Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for her direction of References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot by José Rivera in 2016 and was a finalist the previous year for her direction of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ play, Water by the Spoonful . While in residency, the University of Idaho produced three of her plays: Amor del Alma, Exotic, and POLLUX. AnaSofía worked in the Portland, Oregon area for over a decade as a director, actor, lighting designer, and stage manager at theater organizations such as the Public House Theatre, Artists Repertory Theatre, Lights Up! Productions, and Teatro Milagro.