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ALEJANDRA CISNEROS

PROFESSION: Director and producer

HOMETOWN: Born in Miami, raised in Los Angeles

CURRENT HOME: Los Angeles

KNOWN FOR: Cisneros recently received a Leadership U: One-on-One grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group, with her residency at Center Theatre Group. For her CTG residency she produced an improv and sketch show, Chisme y Queso, for two seasons. She also produces the “cult classic superhero” series El Verde! She’s an alum of Director’s Lab West, a NALAC Leadership Institute Fellow, a Directing FAIR Fellow at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and a Nathan Cummings Young Leaders of Color recipient.

WHAT’S NEXT: She currently works at OSF as community liaison for the theatre’s La Comedia of Errors tour, and she is in pre-production for a new episode of El Verde!

CTG’s community partnerships director, Jesus Reyes, describes Cisneros as a

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