Claro de los Reyes
Space Grant (2017/2018)
Claro de los Reyes (he/him/his) is NYC-based playwright, actor, educator, and a social practice theatre artist. His theatre works aim to raise questions about transnational histories and its intimate influence on the present. As an actor he has performed with NY theater companies that include NAATCO, Pan Asian Rep, Leviathan Lab, and International WOW. As a theatre maker he has had the honor of co-creating theatre alongside community members in NYC, Minnesota, the Philippines, and Rwanda. Recent accomplishments include: The Laundromat Project Create Change artist commission; National Artists Strategies Creative Community Fellow; Downtown Art Artist-in-Residence; Epic Theatre Ensemble’s Spotlight Playwriting Commission.
Claro is the founder and director of Atlantic Pacific Theatre (APT), a theater company committed to exploring cross cultural exchange and pluralism. www.atlanticpacifictheatre.org. Up Next: Claro and APT have received a LP Creative Action Fund commission and are currently producing a new short play series called “Island Table Series: A Play Festival Presenting a Menu of Short Plays Inspired by Global Cuisine and History” which will be presented this May 2021.