Alexandra Espinoza

Alexandra Espinoza is a Philadelphia based theatre artist whose work aims to connect creative power to issues of community, identity, and action. As a playwright, she is a first-year member of the Foundry at PlayPenn and her work has been produced by Power Street Theatre Company and Juniper Productions. She has worked as an actor, dramaturg, and director with Orbiter 3, Inis Nua Theatre, Azuka Theatre, and PlayPenn. She practices community engaged dramaturgy with Simpatico Theatre and has facilitated the creative expression of people aged 7 to 70 in her work as a teaching artist.  She recently completed her Masters in Theatre at Villanova University where she was the 2018 recipient of the Barbara Wall Award for Feminist Praxis for her performance as research work on introducing Brechtian aesthetics to Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel.