Anthony Garcia

USA Rockefeller Fellow, 2006
CO

Playwright and director Anthony Garcia (Denver) has been the executive artistic director of El Centro Su Teatro, an important community-based venue in Denver, since 1989. Garcia's plays include When Pigs Fly and Men Have Babies, El Sol Que Tu Eres, The Westside Oratorio, I Don't Speak English Only, and Serafin: Cantos y Lagrimas, among many others. He holds a BA in theater from the University of Colorado at Denver. He has served as the vice chairperson of the board of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture and has received many honors, including an award from the Rocky Mountain Drama Critics Circle; the Swanee Hunt Individual Leadership Award; the Colorado Council on the Arts Literary Award for Excellence; an NEA/Theater Communications Group Directing Fellowship; the Chicano Literary Award from University of California, Irvine; and the Ovation Award.

Portrait photo courtesy the artist