THEATRE ARTS ADMINISTRATOR
Changing LA's Theatre Culture One Organization at a Time
As an early-career Arts Administrator, Carolina Pilar has worked with prominent Los Angeles theatre organizations, such as LA STAGE Alliance, Independent Shakespeare Co., Bootleg Theater, Latinx Theatre Alliance/Los Angeles (LTA/LA), and Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative (LAFPI). She has experience in development, marketing, social media, graphic design, and audio-editing. With her relentless drive, passion for racial equity, and commitment to truth-seeking vulnerability, her process innovates what it means to be an arts nonprofit administrator in the 21st century.
WITNESS CHANGE IN ACTION
INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO.
Carolina Pilar Xique joined Independent Shakespeare Co. as Marketing Assistant back in March 2020. In that time, she has created a podcast for the company called Art Break, which has now grown into multiple segments that consist of interview-based episodes about Shakespeare's relevance in today's theatre community, titled "Art Break," short story readings by ISC Ensemble members titled "Off the Shelf," and a monthly Community Action Updates hosted by Carene Mekertichyan that informs Angelenos how they can become involved in the social justice movement.
LOS ANGELES FEMALE PLAYWRIGHTS INITIATIVE
Communications Team Memebr
Carolina Pilar Xique conducted and transcribed multiple interviews for Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative (LAFPI) and is especially proud of her interview with Gabrielle Jackson of the Joy Jackson Foundation about their upcoming Racial Equity Assessment and how it will aid the LA Theatre Community in the movement toward true racial equity. See this link to read some of my other work, including "“Ageless” in a #BraveNewWorld @ Santa Monica Rep," "“Poor Clare” Finds a Home at Echo Theater," and "Laughing and Crying Through Treya’s Last Dance."
STREAMLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY
Artistic Director (2020-2021)
As Artistic Director, Carolina Pilar Xique produced the online new play festival, The Festival of Healing. The event premiered September 11-13th, and explored human connection in the time of COVID. This festival commissioned 3 early-career playwrights local to Long Beach, CA, as well as over a dozen actors from around the country. In October of 2020, Streamlight went on to aid in the production of Chiu's Haunted Drive-Thru, a COVID-safe drive-thru immersive theatrical event.