Caridad Svich's plays include 12 Ophelias, Any Place But Here, Alchemy of Desire/Dead-Man's Blues, Fugitive Pieces, Iphigenia Crash Lands On The Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart (A Rave Fable), The Booth Variations, and a stage adaptation of Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits. She is an alumna of New Dramatists, founder of theatre alliance and the press NoPassport, contributing editor of TheatreForum, associate editor of Contemporary Theatre Review, and member of PEN American Center and The Dramatists Guild. She has taught playwriting at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Bard College, Yale School of Drama, University of California–San Diego, and Bennington College. She is the editor of several books on theatre, including Trans-Global Readings: Crossing Theatrical Boundaries, Theatre in Crisis?, Divine Fire, and Out of the Fringe: Contemporary
Latina/o Theatre and Performance. Caridad Svich has also translated nearly all of Federico García Lorca's plays as well as works by Julio Cortazar, Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, and contemporary plays from Cuba, Mexico, and Spain.
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