Raquel Almazan is an interdisciplinary artist, facilitator and activist. M.F.A. – Playwriting, Columbia University. Her eclectic career spans original multi-media performances, playwriting, devising and dramaturgy. Almazan’s work has been presented and developed at Classical Theatre of Harlem-Lincoln Center, The Signature Theatre, Next Door-New York Theatre Workshop, Bric Arts, The Playwrights Center, New Georges, Pregones-PRTT, Repertorio Espanol, La Micro, INTAR, Hi-Arts, Pangea World Theatre, La Mama and Bushwick Starr; internationally- Greece, Italy, Slovenia, Colombia, Chile, Guatemala and Sweden. Recipient of The Kennedy Center’s Latinidad Award and a NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant. Artistic Director of La Lucha Arts, collaborating with organizations, social movements, and the impacted.