ramón rEal Vargas Alanis

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
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Director, Actor, Teaching Artist

Ramón Real Vargas Alanis is a multifaceted-indigenous-queer artist from the barrio of what is currently known as Winton, CA (Yokut Territory). They have had the privilege of training and working nationally and internationally. They're favorite workshops to teach include viewpoints and Commedia dell'Arte. They are currently working as a co-writer for Theatre of Yugen's Braided: A Native Noh Play. Ramón focuses on new works centering social justice uplifting marginalized stories and artists. They love to meet new people and dance. Dance is a ritual from their culture, wearing their Tlahualil regalia, changing the timeline from linear to circular, blending it into one. But they also just really like to dance.

 

"If we don't help each other out, then who will? ...Also, hmu if you're down to go to Tiki or latin night at Mezcal."- Ramón Real 

Selected Credits: 

Ensemble workshop Atomu (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Assistant Director The Copper Children (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Cornelio The Copper Children Workshop (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Ramon-Teresa La Comedia of Errors Community Tour (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Assistant Director Between Two Knees (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Director ¡Mamágua! (Campfire Theatre Festival) | Creative Producer Fellow (Latino Theatre Company/Latinx Theatre Commons) Encuentro de las Américas | Director California Scenarios (Prospect Theatre Project) | Glass Kaleidoscope (In The Margin) | Director Lydia 

Education:

B.A. Theatre Arts | B.A. Gender Studies; Concentrations: Ethnicity, Nationality, and

Sexuality | Minor: Ethnic Studies.

Training: Lir Academy | Ateliar Teatro Fisico | Steppenwolf West  

Communication: ENFP-T Campaigner | Leo Sun | Virgo Rising | Cancer Mercury