Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities
Office Location: AC-3C10
Degree Institution Field Dates PhD City University of New York Graduate School Theatre June 2001 MA Hunter College Theatre June 1993 BA University of Puerto Rico Theatre May 1988
Areas of Expertise
- Fluent in Spanish
Proficient in French, Italian, and Portuguese
Books in Field Of Expertise
Eva Cristina VásquezE. A THEATRE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE SOUTH BRONX. New York: Routledge, 2003. .
Eva Cristina Vásquez. Puerto Rican Solo Performers. New York: CUNY Faculty Fellowship, 2006. .
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" LAGRIMAS NEGRAS an original one woman show written by me, in review process for publication " 2008: .
" AMOR PERDIDO, an original one woman show written and performed by me, produced by Teatro Círculo at the Blue Heron Arts Center " September 2002: .
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
2008 ACE (Asociación de Críticos del Espectáculo) Extraordinary Theatre Award, Lágrimas Negras: 2008.
2007 HOLA (Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors) AWARD for Outstanding Solo Performance: 2007.
2006 HOLA AWARD for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor for the production "Un Quijote en Nueva York.: 2006.
CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program, Spring 2006: 2006.
Alpha Sigma Lambda Award for Excellence in Teaching, Fordham University: 1999.
Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship: 1993-1994.
CUNY-CUBA Caribbean Exchange Program: 1993.
CUNY-UPR Academic Exchange Program: 1988-1991.
University of Puerto Rico Presidential Fellowship: 1988-1991.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
ONGOING PROJECT: Working on the first draft for Solas: Puerto Rican Solo Performers in New York. Developed as part of the 2006 CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program.: April 2005.
LAGRIMAS NEGRAS, an original one woman show written by me, in review process for publication in 2008 by the Instituto de Arte Teatral Internacional (IATI), April 2005. AMOR PERDIDO, an original one woman show written and performed by me, produced by Teatro Círculo at the Blue Heron Arts Center, September 2002 and April 2003..: April 2003.
Borimix, Puerto Rico Fest: 2007.
Puertorriqueña en Escena" (Panel Discusión) Pregones Theatre: Nov.20, 2007.
Guest speaker: "El Unipersonal y la dramaturgia femenina en Nueva York" University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico: October 3, 2007.
XXVI LASA 2006 International Congreso: March 15-18.
PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE, Teatro Círculo: Summer, 2007.
DANCE THEATRE WORKSHOP, Teatro Círculo: Summer 2006.
SUZUKI, Teatro Círculo,New York: Summer 2004.
VIEWPOINTS, Teatro IATI, New York: Summer 2003.
SUZUKI/VIEWPOINTS, Teatro Círculo,New York: Summer 2003.
SINGING FOR ACTORS, Teatro Círculo,New York: Summer 2002.
SUZUKI THEATRE, Teatro Círculo, New York: Summer 1999.
ANTUNNES FILHO, Teatro Círculo, New York: Summer 1998.
Xth Workshop of the International School of Latin American and Caribbean Theatre, Machurrucutu, Cuba: September, 1993.
-Borimix, Puerto Rico Fest 2007. "Puerto Rican Women on Stage/ La Mujer Puertorriqueña en Escena" (Panel Discusión). Pregones Theatre: Nov. 20, 2007.
Guest speaker: "El Unipersonal y la dramaturgia femenina en Nueva York University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico: October 3, 2007.
-XXVI LASA 2006 International Congreso. Decentering Latin American Studies. San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 15-18. -Title of paper presented: "De China Hereje a Melao Sensual y Bandolera: Luis Rafael Sánchez y la Performatividad Urbana." Panel: Sex and the Latin American City, March 16, 2006.: March 16, 2006.
Fourth Internacional Congress of Latin@ Writers and Artists (LART), Aquí Me Tocó Crear: Globalización y Dislocación Sociocultural. Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo: Nov. 22-26, 2005.
Coordinator and presenter in the performance panel, Excerpts from Lágrimas Negras, an original play by Eva C. Vásquez: Nov. 24, 2004.
Borimix: Puerto Rico Fest 2005. "El Teatro Puertorriqueño en los Estados Unidos; Past, Present, and Future" (Panel Discusión). CSV Cultural & Educational Center, Sociedad Educativa de las Artes: Nov. 19, 2005.
-7th Internacional Conference of Spanish Caribbean/Latina Writers Dedicated to Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz: "Aquí Me Tocó Crear." Hostos Community College: November 15, 2005.
Aquí Me Tocó Crear: Globalización y Dislocación Sociocultural. Latino Artist Round Table and the Department of Foreign Languages, ESL, and Humanities, (Performance Panel)York College CUNY: Nov. 5, 2005.
-Encuentro de Escritores, Entremeses de Cervantes (performance), Queensborough Community College: May 5, 2005.
-Quijote's Legacy: A Bilingual Symposium, Entremeses de Cervantes (performance), Hostos Community College: April 20, 2005.
Annual Symposium of Children and Youth Literature of the Spanish Language Bilingual/ESL Education Technical Assistance Center at Long Island University. Guest speaker reading excerpts from AMOR PERDIDO. Long Island University: May 7, 2004.
-ENCOUNTER AMONG CULTURES: A CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS. General coordinator and presenter in the panel THE ONE WOMAN SHOW PERFORMER. York College: May 6, 2004.
-The Conversations Project: MYRNA CASAS. Pregones Theatre, Bronx, N.Y: November 19, 2003.
-Second Internacional Congress of Latin@ Artists, MULTIPLE REALITIES, MULTIPLE FICTIONS. Coordinator and presenter in the panel titled WOMEN ON THE EDGE…MONOLOGUES PRESENTED BY THE ACTORS WHO WROTE THEM. New York University: October 24, 2003.
-Latino Artists Round Table, COINCIDENCIAS Y DISIDENCIAS: LA PROBLEMATICA RELACION DE LA LITERATURA, LA TELEVISION Y EL CINE CON EL PODER Y LOS TABUES. I served as the moderator of the panel titled TELEVISION, CREATIVIDAD Y PRESIONES DEL MERCADO: ¿QUIEN DECIDE LO QUE VEMOS? New York University: October 17-19, 2002.
LA CELESTINA, November-December, 2007, Teatro Círculo, New York. (Preusa) -Siglo de Oro Festival XXXIII, Chamizal Nacional Memorial, March, 2008, El Paso, Texas.: March, 2008.
LAGRIMAS NEGRAS: TRIBULACIONES DE UNA NEGRITA ACOMPLEJÁ' (original one woman show), May 2007, Teatro Círculo, New York. -October 2007, University of Puerto Rico Theatre: October 2007.
EL ARTE DE LA PINTURA, May 5-14, 2006, Teatro Francisco Arriví, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Marta Campeche): May 5-14, 2006.
UN QUIJOTE EN NUEVA YORK, Sept. 8-25, 2005, The New York Theatre Workshop. (Our Lady of Caridad del Cobre, Alfonsa, Bollywood Dancer): Sept. 8-25, 2005.
ENTREMESES DE CERVANTES June 14, 2005, New York City Hall. May 7, 2005, Hunter College. May 5, 2005, Queensborough Community College. April 20-22, 2005, Hostos Community College.: .
AMORES JIBAROS, Nov. 18-Dec. 5, 2004, Kraine Theatre. (Chepa): Nov. 18-Dec. 5, 2004.
AMOR PERDIDO, April 2003, September 2002, Blue Heron Arts Center. (Lisístrata, Lisie, Lissette, Asad Lisamar): April 2003, September 2002.
CERVANTES' INTERLUDES, September 2002, Blue Heron Arts Center. November 1999, Joe's Pub, N.Y.C. (Guiomar, Cristina, Doña Beatriz): 1999.
PUERTO RICO FUA, November 2000 and February 2001, Blue Heron Arts Center. (Actress): November 2000.
LOS SOLES TRUNCOS, July 1998, Thalía Theatre, Queens. (Assistant Director): July 1998.
LA CELOSA DE SI MISMA, November 1997, Thalía Theatre, Queens. (Doña Angela): November 1997.
MOFONGO CON KETCHUP, November 1995, LATEA, N.Y.C. (Luz Divina): November 1995.
LA DAMA DUENDE, February 1995, Thalía Theare, Queens. (Isabel): 1995,.
LOS TITINGOS DE JUAN BOBO, November 1994, LATEA, N.Y.C. (Doña Juana) -Teatro Stage Fest: April 30-May 13, 2007, New York.
AGRIA…TIERRA…DULCE, November 4-5, 2004, Hostos Community College. (Tita): November 4-5, 2004.
REGISTRO (original piece written by me as part of the IATI playwriting workshop), October 13, 2004, Hostos Community College. (playwright/director): October 13, 2004.
REGISTRO, Prelude To Off Broadway, October 1, 2004, City University of New York Graduate Center: October 1, 2004.
FINISHED FROM THE START, November 12-14, 2004, Julia De Burgos Cultural Center, New York. (Marta): November 12-14, 2004.
FINISHED FROM THE START, April 2004, Struble Theatre, Northwestern University, Chicago. (Marta): April 2004.
LAS ENTRETENIDAS, February 1997, Thalía Theatre, Queens. (Fanny): February 1997.
AGUAS, AZUCARILLOS Y AGUARDIENTE, May 1996, Thalía Theatre, Queens. (Pepa): May 1996.
BODAS DE SANGRE, Fall 1994, Repertorio Español, N.Y.C. (Muchacha): Fall 1994.
LA MOJIGANGA, Summer 1994, Repertorio Español, N.Y.C. (Maruchenga): Summer 1994.
LOS TITINGOS DE JUAN BOBO, 2000 New York City Summer Tour: Summer 2000.
ENTREMESES DE CERVANTES, 1995 New York City Summer Tour: Summer 1995.
ALLENTALES, April 1994, Allentown Penna. (Assistant Director): April 1994.
VOCES DE ACERO, Spring-Summer 1992, Ruta Panorámica Tour, Penna. (Wilma): Summer 1992.
CUENTA CUENTOS, Fall-Spring 1992, Pregones Theatre, Bronx, N.Y. (Narrator): Fall-Spring 1992.
MEDEA, February 1991, Pregones Theatre, Bronx, N.Y. (Chorus): February 1991.