Richard A. Mosqueda (Lead Producer)
Pronouns: He/Him/His & She/Her/Hers
Richard is a queer, Latinx theater artist based in San Francisco who is committed to new, queer, and inclusive work. He will direct New Conservatory Theatre’s Spring 2019 YouthAware production of Outspoken by Prince Gomolvilas. He recently directed Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire for Shotgun Players’ Champagne Staged Reading Series, and also recently served as the SDC Foundation Observer for Tony-Nominated Director Leigh Silverman’s World Premiere production of Soft Power, A Play with a Musical (Written Tony Award-Winners David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori) at Center Theatre Group. Richard has served as assistant director for the Bay Area Premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s The Whale at Marin Theatre Company (dir. Jasson Minadakis) and the Chicago premiere of Marisela Treviño Orta’s The River Bride at Halcyon Theatre (dir. Rinska Carrasco). He has worked with such companies as PianoFight, Shotgun Players, Center Theatre Group, Halcyon Theatre, New Conservatory Theatre Center, and Marin Theatre Company. He holds a BFA from the Theatre School at DePaul University. SDC Society Associate Member. richardamosqueda.com
Alejandro Emmanuel Torres (Producer)
Alejandro Torres is a San Francisco native (that's right a unicorn!) and a theatre actor, director, and producer. He holds a B.A. from UC Davis in Dramatic Art and Film Studies with additional training with the Moscow Art Theatre School. He has directed with the SF Olympians Festival, SF Theatre Pub, Pianofight, the SF Fringe Festival, Bindlestiff Studio, the Exit, and his own company; The Overcast Theatre. Favorite productions as a director include: The Garden Party by Vaclav Havel, The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco, Good Boys by Emmanuel Romero, and Vampire Christmas by Stuart Bousel and Allison Page. Alejandro enjoys using theatre as a tool for experimentation, discourse, and exposing others to new experiences.
Nikki Meñez (Producer)
Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs & She/Her/Hers
Nicole Meñez is a director, choreographer, and performer as well as a Bay Area native. She is a graduate of the University of California in Santa Cruz where she received degrees in Environmental Studies and Theater Arts. Nicole works at New Conservatory Theatre Center as the Program Manager for YouthAware Educational Theatre & Casting Associate, at Custom Made Theater Company as their Artistic Associate, at Faultline Theatre as an Associate Artist, and at PianoFight as a Creative Company Member. Directing credits include In the Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Quiara Alegría Hudes (Custom Made Theatre Company), How To Be a White Man by Luna Malbroux & Jennifer Lewis (FaultLine Theater), and The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (Actors Ensemble of Berkeley).