Krysta Gonzales

Krysta Gonzales

Krysta Gonzales is a Los Angeles based writer, voiceover artist, and actor originally from Texas. She received her BFA in Acting from NYU'S Tisch School of the Arts where she studied experimental theatre.

www.krystagonzales.com

Plays

  • Más Cara
    Más Cara is a visceral text and movement conjuring of Mexicana archetypes and the women who embody them – past, present, and future. As we follow the life of Alma, a Chicana who loves big and is trying to make a place in the world for herself and her daughter, the piece asks: What if Mexicana archetypal pillars like Coatlicue, Tonantzin, and La Llorona are just as human as we are – and we, on earth, are all of...
    Más Cara is a visceral text and movement conjuring of Mexicana archetypes and the women who embody them – past, present, and future. As we follow the life of Alma, a Chicana who loves big and is trying to make a place in the world for herself and her daughter, the piece asks: What if Mexicana archetypal pillars like Coatlicue, Tonantzin, and La Llorona are just as human as we are – and we, on earth, are all of them and none of them and everything in between?
  • Emptied
    A 5 minute choreo-play and meditation on love and relationships based on V, 9 of the Decameron Tales.
  • When You Know, You Know
    Flor and Stephen are on a drive that will take them through the last two years of their relationship together. The ups, the downs, the in betweens, the loving exchanges, and the hurtful arguments. How do you make a change? You can listen to your head, your heart, or both; but when you know, you know.

    Please Note: This was originally written as a radio play, but can be performed onstage
  • Robin Hood: An Elegy
    Robin Hood: An Elegy follows a Black Robin Hood who magically transcends space and time experiencing state-sanctioned racism. Set both in 2015 and the past, Robin’s plight mirrors and invokes the ethos of #blacklivesmatter in a struggle to assert humanity, dignity, and cunning against long-standing foes. In an age-old fight against white supremacy for justice and freedom, will Robin prevail?
  • Kiki's Coils
    Kiki is devastated after being bullied because of her natural hair, but after a magical visit from the spirit world, Kiki’s hair comes to life and becomes a source of pride and protection.

    *currently in the beginning stages of development