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Isaac Gomez

Playwright, Dramaturg, Educator

Isaac Gomez is a Chicago-based playwright, dramaturg, and educator. His plays include La Ruta (developed at Primary Stages, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Goodman Theatre, and Pivot Arts); Wally World (Sideshow Theater Company Commission); PerKup Elkhorn (developed at Northlight Theatre Company and Chicago Dramatists); The Way She Spoke: A docu-mythologia (WP: Greenhouse Theater Center, 2016); The Displaced (WP: Haven Theatre, 2018); Throwaway Kids (Cunningham Commission for Youth Theatre--The Theatre School at DePaul University); and The Soul of the World (Actors Theatre of Louisville Acting Apprentice New Play Commission). He is a recipient of the Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award at Primary Stages, a member of the 2017-18 Playwrights Unit at Goodman Theatre, the Co-Creative Director at the Alliance of Latinx Theater Artists of Chicago, a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, an Artistic Associate with Victory Gardens Theatre, an Ensemble Member with Teatro Vista, an Artistic Associate with Pivot Arts, an Artistic Curator for Theater on the Lake 2017/2018, a steering committee member of the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC), and an artistic community member at The Hypocrites in Chicago. He is a professional lecturer at The Theatre School at DePaul University.

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