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Carolina Pilar Xique is a multi-hyphenate theatre artist (producer, playwright, director, & actress), podcaster, and nonprofit arts administrator. A proud Angeleno, she received her B.A. in Theatre Arts Performance from CSU Long Beach and specializes in devised theatre, producing devised works such as Dreamers: Aquí y Allá (voted “Best Play” by the OC Weekly), Generation XYZ, Mi Amiga La Luna, and Contigo Theatre Company's Stitching Stardust. She has directed numerous productions, such as Venus in Fur, and musically directed First Date, West Side Story, Mulan Jr., and High School Musical. As an actress, Carolina has participated in multiple productions and readings, including Playwright Arena's reading of Brown Face, Project Nongenue's reading of A Tempest, and most recently, the 2022 Paul Robeson Festival's staged reading of Negra. In October of 2021, was was awarded the Individual Artist Fellowship Grant of $5000 from the California Arts Council to aid in the development and production of a staged reading of her longtime project, Wilber's Dream, held in September of 2022.

She has worked with multiple acclaimed local and national arts companies and organizations as an arts administrator, including but not limited to Independent Shakespeare Co., La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Thumbprint Studios, Chicago, Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative, BLKLST, the recently disbanded LA STAGE Alliance. She now works at The Music Center for Gloria Molina Grand Park as Program Coordinator. Combining her passion for creative process, producing great events, and establishing equitable pathways for the Los Angeles community, Carolina Xique is also deeply involved in diversity, equity, inclusion, & access initiatives in the local theatre community, including contributing to the LA ARTS (Los Angeles Anti-Racist Theatre Standards). She is also a member of BLKLST, a BIPOC created and led mechanism of accountability through transparency and community oversight in the Los Angeles Theatre Community. In 2020-2021, she served as Artistic Director for Streamlight Theatre Company in Long Beach, which had been the producer of the virtual event, The Festival of Healing, as well as the popular, pandemic-safe Halloween event, Chiu's Haunted Drive-Thru. Most recently, she was invited to speak at Loyola Marymount University for their AfroLatines in Los Angeles exhibit & panel series to talk about lack of AfroLatin representation in Los Angeles and her theatrical work in exploring the intersectional identity that is AfroLatinidad. In addition to being Program Coordinator with Gloria Molina Grand Park, she is also Co-Producing Artistic Director for (un)defined arts collective, a budding performance organization whose inaugural season begins in 2024.

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