Alexandra Espinoza

Alexandra Espinoza (’18) (they, them, theirs) makes plays as a playwright, performer, director, dramaturg, and more. Playwriting credits include exxx…stasis, exxx…hale… (Villanova Theatre), HOMERIDAE (Theatre Exile Studio X-hibition 2020), and PERIL’s ISLAND, commissioned by Shakespeare in Clark Park in residence at Harrowgate Park in North Kensington. In 2020 they directed the Philadelphia premiere of Angelina Grimké’s 1915 anti-lynching play Rachel at Quintessence Theatre. Virtual directing credits include work with Jouska Playworks at Simpatico Theatre and with Directors Gathering, and they served as dramaturg for the Wilma Theater’s radio play production of Is God Is by Aleshea Harris. Alexandra is a Barrymore-nominated performer, a 2020 National Black Theatre playwriting residency finalist, and a Leeway Foundation Art and Change grant recipient. They are a committed teaching artist and activist, and a lifelong student for the liberation of Black/Queer/Immigrant/Feminist folx.