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Resume

Nadia is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Besides directing, she has comprehensive experience with other aspects of the performing arts, including but not limited to artistic administration, producing, and more. 

Directing

The Survival  by Achiro P. Olwoch, National Queer Theatre/PAC NYC 

Cell by Cassandra Medley, Keen Company/Drama League DirectorFest

Spring Awakening, book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, American University   

Cinderella: A Salsa Fairy Tale , book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías and music by Deborah Wicks La Puma,  Imagination Stage          
Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Texas Tech University 
Fefu and Her Friends by María Irene Fornés, American University               
N by Adrienne Pender, Keegan Theatre 
Palabras de encanto: Tales of Borikén, devised piece,  Academy of Classical Acting, George Washington Univ.
Little Women, adaptation by  Marisha Chamberlain , Johns Hopkins Univ. Barnstormers
Guadalupe in the Guest Room by Tony Meneses,  New Village Arts 
Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans, book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías and music by Deborah Wicks La Puma, New Village Arts                        

Practicums

Hedda Gabler (selected scenes), various translations, The Drama League

Readings

Short New Play Festival, Various Writers, Red Bull Theatre  

DREAMing Out Loud, Various Writers, National Queer Theatre/PEN America
L'Hôtel by Marisol Media, Stories in Diversity Playwriting Festival, Fulton Theatre  
Azul by CQ,  Latinx New Play Festival, San Diego Repertory Theatre 

Associate Directing

The Poisoner, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club/Uncommon Prod, dir Lee Sunday Evans

Acoustic Rooster's Barnyard Boogie, Kennedy Center TYA, dir. Lili-Anne Brown
The Odyssey, Dallas Theatre Center/Dallas Public Works, dir. Kevin Moriarty

​Show Way, Kennedy Center TYA, dir. Schele Williams
 

Assistant Directing

A Wrinkle in Time, New York Stage and Film, dir. Lee Sunday Evans

Knight of the Burning Pestle, Red Bull/FIASCO, dir. Noah Brody/Emily Young

A Christmas Carol, McCarter Theatre, dir/adaptor Lauren Keating

The Wolves, McCarter Theatre, dir. Sarah Rasmussen

Daphne's Dive, Signature Theatre, dir. Paige Hernandez 

Put Your House In Order, La Jolla Playhouse, dir. Lili-Anne Brown 

Producing

N, Keegan Theatre (Associate Line Producer)
La leyenda del Coqui , GALA Hispanic Theatre 
Leyendo con GALita, GALA Hispanic Theatre
Compañeras de viaje, GALA Hispanic Theatre 

Teatro Pueblo Nuevo FestivalNew Village Arts         

Legally Blonde Sensory-Friendly Performance, New Village Arts

The Magic in this Soul, Blindspot Collective (Associate Line Producer)
Biting the Bullet, Blindspot Collective (Associate Line Producer)             
Various Community Events, Old Globe Arts Engagement (Associate Line Producer)
Untold, Blindspot Collective (Associate Line Producer)

Leadership Positions

Director of Arts Engagement & Education, GALA Hispanic Theatre

Associate Artistic Director, New Village Arts

Selection Committees and Adjudications

Drama League Award Nominator

Red Bull Theatre Short New Play Festival

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Script Adjudicator

50 Playwrights Project Best Unproduced Latinx Plays

Latinx New Play Festival, San Diego Repertory Theatre

Awards and Recognitions

Drama League Stage Directing Fellowship, 2022-2024

Recognized in American Theatre Magazine, Roll Call: People to Watch, 2019

Nomination: Outstanding Lead Performance, Cloud Tectonics. San Diego Critic’s Circle/Craig Noel Awards, 2018.

Award: Actor of the Year, (Cloud Tectonics, The Wind and the Breeze, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley). San Diego Critic’s Circle/Craig Noel Awards, 2018.

Recognized in San Diego CityBeat People of the Year list, 2018.

Memberships and Affiliations

The Drama League of New York

Member, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures 

Latinx Theatre Commons Advisory Board

Other Skills

Spanish - Fluent

Portugese - Beginner

Intimacy Choreography

Latin Dance

Acting Credits

Please note, Nadia has transitioned exclusively to directing. This list is merely for reference and to note previous work. WOMEN LIKE A RIVER (audio play): Hortensia. The Midwives, Emily Ritger MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY: Mary. New Village Arts, Kristianne Kurner THE WIND AND THE BREEZE: Ana. Cygnet Theatre, Rob Lutfy CLOUD TECTONICS: Celestina. New Village Arts, Herbert Sigüenza IN THE HEIGHTS: Carla. Moonlight Stage, Steve Glaudini BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY: Maria. New Village Arts/Intrepid, Christy Yael-Cox TIGER STYLE!: DJ (u/s perf). La Jolla Playhouse, Jaime Castañeda LYDIA: Lydia. Ion Theatre, Claudio Raygoza HAIR: Jeanie. Cygnet Theatre, Rob Lutfy LAST NIGHT IN TOWN: Belinda. SDMT/Blindspot, Amy Cordileone THE WINTER'S TALE: Ensemble. The Old Globe, Barry Edelstein THE CLEAN HOUSE: Mathilde. New Village Arts, Claudio Raygoza BARE: A POP OPERA: Tanya. Diversionary Theatre, Noah Longton PASSION: Mistress. Ion Theatre, Kim Strassberger THE CAR PLAYS: Lydia. La Jolla Playhouse, Glenn Paris RENT: Mimi. Flat Seven Productions, Charlie Jirkovsky SPRING AWAKENING: Wendla. American Rose Theatre, Ira Bauer-Spector SUMMER AND SMOKE: Rosa. New Village Arts, Kristianne Kurner ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD: Rosencrantz. Palomar College, Michael Mufson MISS SAIGON: Ensemble. Moonlight Stage, Steve Glaudini

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