Paloma Sierra

Paloma Sierra

PALOMA SIERRA is a Puerto Rican writer, filmmaker and translator based in Pittsburgh. Current Emerging Poet Laureate of Allegheny County, Paloma has had her work developed by POETIC THEATER PRODUCTIONS, NUYORICAN POETS CAFE, and CARNEGIE MELLON'S SCHOOL OF DRAMA; and has been published in BRIDGE: THE BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, PERSEPHONE'S DAUGHTERS and SAMPSONIA WAY. Also a filmmaker, Paloma has...
PALOMA SIERRA is a Puerto Rican writer, filmmaker and translator based in Pittsburgh. Current Emerging Poet Laureate of Allegheny County, Paloma has had her work developed by POETIC THEATER PRODUCTIONS, NUYORICAN POETS CAFE, and CARNEGIE MELLON'S SCHOOL OF DRAMA; and has been published in BRIDGE: THE BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, PERSEPHONE'S DAUGHTERS and SAMPSONIA WAY. Also a filmmaker, Paloma has contributed to various short independent films. Paloma holds a BHA in Creative Writing and Drama from Carnegie Mellon, and is currently pursuing an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the same institution.

Paloma is available to facilitate writing workshops, and to receive writing and filmmaking commissions.

Find more information about Paloma at pasierra.com

Plays

  • Close (But Not Too Close!)
    Not ready to meet your perfect someone in person just yet? Log on to CloseButNotTooClose.com to find the perfect date - but watch out for scammers!

    A 15-minute online musical with book by Paloma Sierra, music by Dusty Sanders, and lyrics by Julia Koyfman.
  • BuT yOuR eNgLiSh Is So GoOd!
    A 5-minute play inspired by the phrase BuT yOuR eNgLiSh Is So GoOd!
  • Cola'o
    Two lovers – each with contrary opinions about Puerto Rican national identity – uncover how to prepare “authentic” coffee.

    A bilingual play with music (trova).

    Scripts fully in Spanish and/or English are available upon request.
  • Fuga
    In the face of an imminent deluge, a crew wavers between staying together, parting ways or sacrificing themselves. When storms hit, what is to find our homes broken, distanced, and displaced?

    A play with music (trova) that can be performed in Spanish, English, or a combination of both.
  • Wanna Pizza Me?
    For one night only, Squirell Hill's legendary pizza rivals—Pineo’s and Costello’s—get together to decide who has the best pizza in Pittsburgh once and for all! Are they bready to leave their hard-feelings behind, or will another one bite the crust? Joined by your host, famous New York Times food critic Jack Wittmann, Pineo’s and Costello’s will—for the first time ever!—share their secret family recipes for...
    For one night only, Squirell Hill's legendary pizza rivals—Pineo’s and Costello’s—get together to decide who has the best pizza in Pittsburgh once and for all! Are they bready to leave their hard-feelings behind, or will another one bite the crust? Joined by your host, famous New York Times food critic Jack Wittmann, Pineo’s and Costello’s will—for the first time ever!—share their secret family recipes for audiences to taste. Who will you choose as the best pizza in town?