Leonard Madrid

Leonard Madrid

Leonard Madrid is a New Mexico based theatre artist. Leonard received an MFA in Dramatic writing from the University of New Mexico. He also has a BA in lighting and set design, and a BFA in Theatre. Leonard’s plays Tecolotito, Perla, and Aurora have received the Kennedy Center’s Award for Latino Playwrights. Aurora was featured as part of the Ignition Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago....
Leonard Madrid is a New Mexico based theatre artist. Leonard received an MFA in Dramatic writing from the University of New Mexico. He also has a BA in lighting and set design, and a BFA in Theatre. Leonard’s plays Tecolotito, Perla, and Aurora have received the Kennedy Center’s Award for Latino Playwrights. Aurora was featured as part of the Ignition Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago. Perla was a finalist of the John Cauble short Play competition. Volver Volver Volver was chosen as the ATHE Playworks play of 2008. Other plays have received readings and performances around the nation. His plays Juanito: a Cuento and Dogboy and Boydog each toured around New Mexico schools in front of thousands of New Mexican children and educators. Leonard works as a designer, actor, playwright, and educator in Albuquerque

Plays

  • Perla de Luna
    Perla puts her life on hold to care for her father. In her dreams, she meets the daughter she might have had.
  • Aurora
    When death rolls through the streets of Mora, Aurora has to make a decision. Who will die? In this Adaptation of Alcestis, everyone in a family has to choose.

Recommended by Leonard Madrid

  • The Circuz
    8 Dec. 2015
    Violence along the border, attitudes between cultures, hybridity of culture, and the place of the press and individuals are rolled together in a theatrical work that would make a point and tell a great story at the same time. This play covers a very relevant borderland issue in an incredibly beautiful and stylish way. This is a truly theatrical piece. Directors, Actors, and especially designers would all be inspired by The Circuz.