rEal Vargas Alanis

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
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Réal Vargas Alanis:  P'urhépecha | (They/Them | inde/ima | Elle/Elles) 

Ramon Real Vargas Alanis is a multifaceted-indigenous-queer-community organizer,-humanitarian artist and curandera from the barrio of what is currently known as Winton, CA (Yokut). Réal focuses on new works centering social justice uplifting marginalized stories and artists (pero like, via a mystical rave leaning into joy). They have had the privilege of training and working both nationally and internationally. Réal is the current Artistic Director and co-founder of In The Margin; leading an ensemble of intersectional and interdisciplinary QT,BIPOC artists. They are currently among the inaugural cohort of NNPN’s Bridge Program Producing Cohort and BIPOC artists cohort, producing The New American Theatre Festival developing 6 new works. They are part of Bay Area Native Theatre Artists (BANTA) and Bay Area Accountability Workspace, taking part in reshaping the bay area theater field. They’re also a Leo and love to dance. <3 IG: @realvalanis | IG: inthemargin_ITM

 

“Leadership is to uphold and be of service to our team. To do more than listen and take proactive action to meet the needs of employees and community--regionally, nationally and globally--actively contributing to the social change we need both inside and outside of our organizations.” - Real Vargas Alanis


 

Selected Credits: 

Producer New American Theatre Festival (ITM, B St., NNPN) | Actor RPG: Video Game Play (San Diego Rep's Amigos del Rep) | Director InstaNovelas (ITM & B St.) | Producer Dear Kitty… Querida Ana (In The Margin) | Assistant Director The Copper Children (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Assistant Director Between Two Knees (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Residency Between Two Knees (Yale Repertory Theatre) | Bilingual Teaching Artist (Oregon Shakespeare Festival) | Creative Producer (Latino Theatre Company); Playwright/Associate Director Braided (Theatre of Yugen | workshopped with: Theatreworks | Cal Shakes); Playwright La Demanda (ITM, B St., NNPN) | Playwright American Girl Cycle: Josefina y el Dolor (Juvenilia Collective) | Director Mamágua (Campfire Theatre Festival) | Co-founder of Central Valley vs Covid19 Coalition IG: centralvalleyvscovid