J. Chavez

J. Chavez

j.chavez (they/them) is a playwright from Bellingham, Washington. Graduate with a BA in Theatre from Western Washington University, concentrated in Directing, Dramatic Writing, and Education. When they aren't writing they hang out with their friends, drink coffee, and perform as local Drag Queen, Sue Nami-Meadows.

j.chavez is the founder and artistic director of Haus of Hazard Theatre...
j.chavez (they/them) is a playwright from Bellingham, Washington. Graduate with a BA in Theatre from Western Washington University, concentrated in Directing, Dramatic Writing, and Education. When they aren't writing they hang out with their friends, drink coffee, and perform as local Drag Queen, Sue Nami-Meadows.

j.chavez is the founder and artistic director of Haus of Hazard Theatre Productions which does free theatre in Bellingham, Washington. j.chavez is the recipient of The KCACTF National Undergraduate Playwriting Award 2020 for their play "how to clean your room (and remember all your trauma)" which was workshopped at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts as part of the Undergraduate Playwriting Workshop 2019

Plays

  • when a whale falls
    Gale asks the scientific question, "Can Gale forget the world if she threw her phone into the ocean".
  • how to clean your room (and remember all your trauma)
    Spencer begins to clean their room and reflect on their relationships with the people around them. Who can and can't we control in our lives, does caring mean anything beyond words, and does infatuation go both ways? A play in two cycles with anxiety, depression, and puppets.
  • lasting beauty
    On top of a long hike, overlooking the water and sunset, Carla asks the mortal question "What would your last words be?"
  • Another Goddamn Dystopian Play
    What happens when four playwrights get together to workshop their plays after the world has ended?
  • The Fourth Quarter
    Carlos gears up for the Patriots vs Cowboys game, but some uninvited guests decide their conversations are more important than the game
  • Roulette!
    Jasper confronts his mortality on his birthday during a game of Russian Roulette
  • the bridge we built
    Marco and Emilia go to a their fathers favorite bridge to disperse his ashes, but Emilia can't hold her secret in any longer of how he died.
  • Foolish
    Does love at first sight exist? Can you be an alcoholic in college? What happens to the fool in Shakespeare? Inspired by Shakespeare's classic tale of Romeo and Juliet, we follow a bunch of college partiers coping with love, loss, and addiction. A play in 5 acts that use Shakesperean containers in a modern setting.