Super Ana!

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Super Ana!

Written by Olga Sanchez
Directed by Ajai Terrazas Tripathi
Touring through May 2019
Bilingual
Super Ana by Olga Sanchez

 

Ana is disparaged by her friends for not being fashionable or technologically cool enough. At night Ana dreams of a consumer monster that attacks her old family things. She becomes “Super Ana”, battling the monster by giving it a swift lesson that saves her family’s treasures and the planet too.


About Teatro Milagro

Teatro Milagro is Milagro's national touring company. Four teaching artists perform the programs and lead workshops and residencies. In the 2017 – 2018 season, Milagro teaching artists reached over 12,000 students in grades kindergarten to graduate school. Workshops and residencies are designed with existing curriculum of teachers in mind.


Olga Sanchez, Playwright
Olga Sanchez, Artistic Director Emerita

Olga Sanchez, Artistic Director Emerita, served as Milagro’s Artistic Director from 2003-2015. In 2016, Teatro Milagro commissioned and toured her play, Broken Promises, nationally. An actor, director, devisor, and writer originally from NYC, favorite bilingual devising projects for Milagro include ¡O Romeo!, ¡Viva Don Juan!, and Canta y no Llores for Día de los Muertos. Olga served as Artistic Director of Seattle Teatro Latino, for which she wrote and directed several pieces celebrating the beauty of Latino cultural heritage, including Retratos Lindos, a bilingual children’s show which toured Washington elementary schools and libraries. She holds an MA in Human Development, Pacific Oaks College NW, with specialization in Bicultural Development. She is currently pursuing a PhD, Theatre Arts, University of Oregon.


Ajai Terrazas Tripathi, Director
Ajai Terrazas Tripathi, Playwright

Ajai Terrazas Tripathi is a playwright, performer, director, and teaching artist from Corvallis, Oregon, where he graduated from Oregon State University with a BA in Theatre. Ajai has directed and produced two original plays, The Death Rattle and The Anti-Bullying Project, as well as Doric Wilson’s Street Theater and Rhinoceros for OSU. As Teatro Milagro’s Tour Manager and lead teaching artist, he has facilitated social justice theatrical workshops in universities throughout the country and performed in productions such as El Payaso and Searching for Aztlán. As a resident playwright, he has written the acclaimed touring shows Sueños de Fútbol and Mijita Fridita for young audiences. He also assists with grant writing and development for Milagro programs.