Rebecca Aparicio

Rebecca Aparicio is a director and writer of new work rooted in social and human justice. As a director, upcoming projects include the world premieres of House on the Lagoon (Gala Hispanic Theatre) and Beastgirl (Kennedy Center). As a director, she’s developed new work with American Repertory Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, McCarter Theatre, Musical Theatre Factory, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Ars Nova, Syracuse University, Parsnip Ship, The Tank, and more. Past Fellowships include: Roundabout Theatre’s Inaugural Directing Group, MTC Jonathan Alper Directing Fellow, The COOP’s Clusterf**k Writing Cohort, and a two-time SDCF Observership Award recipient. As a writer, her work includes the award-winning musical Pedro Pan, which was developed by New York Musical Festival, Musical Theatre Factory, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, FringeNYC, was originally commissioned by the Truf Theatre, and will be published this Fall. Additional writing include: Tree Tales (Prospect Theatre), Hindsight 2020 (Live & In Color, commission), Legacy(Prospect Theatre),The Garcia Sisters (Red Mountain Theatre, commission), Nora Saves The World (Barn Arts), Sweet Tea & Jesus (Player’s Theatre SAS- Best of Fest), and Acceptance (EAT’S New Work Series, Player’s Theatre). Rebecca is a member of the Latinx Theatre Commons, Latinx Playwrights Circle, and a founding member of Magic Forest Theatre, dedicated to creating new musicals for young audiences. Rebecca also has a bluegrass band with her writing partner Stephen Anthony Elkins, which released their first EP last spring.