Monday, January 18, 2010

KJ Sanchez

KJ Sanchez is founder/CEO of American Records, a theater company devoted to chronicling our time ( As a playwright, she has been produced (select lists) at Asolo Rep, Actors Theater of Louisville, Two River Theater, Baltimore’s CENTERSTAGE, Round House Theater, Working Classroom, Cornerstone and Off-Broadway at Urban Stages. She has directed plays by Dan Dietz, Kyle Schmidt, Heather Raffo, Jose Rivera, Quiara Hudes, and Kristoffer Diaz. As an actress she has been on stages at The Humana Festival, The Goodman, Berkely Rep, Long Warf, New York Theater Workshop and BAM. She is the voice of many characters in the cartoons Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go. As the producer, director and co-author (with Emily Ackerman) of ReEntry, a play based on interviews with Marines returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, KJ produced its international tour and contracted with the Department of Defense, taking the play to service members at over thirty military bases and hospitals throughout the US and Internationally. KJ is a former member of Anne Bogart’s SITI Company and has taught extensively. She is a Civilians Associate Artist, a Fox Fellow, Douglas Wollop Fellow, Albert Award Nominee, an NEA CDP recipient and a TCG Doris Duke/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Generations Future Leaders Recipient.