AnaSofía Villanueva is the Artistic Associate at History Theatre, a freelance stage director, playwright, and on the Advisory Board of ALMA-The Alliance of Latinx Minnesota Artists. AnaSofía regularly performs and facilitates discussion centering diversity, equity, and inclusion for Pillsbury House Theatre’s Breaking Ice program. She has produced paneled discussion and readings of works that address social inequities, including a reading of her play, TENGO VOZ, at Mixed Blood Theatre. She has assistant directed at Mixed Blood and the Guthrie Theater. Prior to her move to the Twin Cities, she attended the University of Idaho where three of her plays were produced: Amor del Alma, EXOTIC, and POLLUX. While in residence, she was awarded the Society of Directors and Choreographers Fellowship Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Her experience includes work in Portland, Oregon at theaters such as Artists Repertory Theatre and El Teatro Milagro.