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Guillermo Reyes

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Biography

A Chilean-born author, Professor Guillermo Reyes made a name for himself in the Phoenix Theater scene with plays covering sexuality, gender and Latino identity. He first came to ASU as the head of the MFA playwriting program in 1996. He founded Teatro Bravo, a Latino theater company, in 2000 with partners Trino Sandoval and Daniel Enrique Perez. 

Immersed in projects that delve into Italian and Italian American culture and its intersections with Latino culture, most recently he's written and directed the plays Hit Music, and Valentino and the Chilean Heiress (a Tango Fantasia). 

His plays include: Sirena Queen of the Tango, Chilean Holiday, Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown (and Men on the Verge 2), Deporting the Divas, Miss Consuel, The Seductions of Johnny Diego, Mother Lolita, Places to Touch Him, Suspects and We Lost it at the Movies to name a few. 

In 2010, he published a memoir with the University of Wisconsin Press, entitled "Madre and I:  A Memoir of our Immigrant Lives,chronicling his immigration from Chile and growing up in the D.C. area and in Hollywood, CA 

Education
  • M.F.A. University of California-San Diego 1990
  • B.A. University of California-Los Angeles 1985
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FMP 405Film & TV: Pioneers, Practices
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 294Special Topics
THP 484Internship
THF 497Senior Project
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THP 561Scripts in Progress
THP 590Reading and Conference
THP 598Special Topics
THP 684Internship
THP 693Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
THE 405Film: Great Perfrmrs/Directors
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
THE 422Latina/Latino Theatre & Film
THF 497Senior Project
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THP 561Scripts in Progress
THP 590Reading and Conference
THE 598Special Topics
THP 684Internship
THP 693Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
THF 497Senior Project
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THP 561Scripts in Progress
THP 590Reading and Conference
THP 598Special Topics
THP 684Internship
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 294Special Topics
THE 422Latina/Latino Theatre & Film
THF 497Senior Project
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THP 561Scripts in Progress
THP 590Reading and Conference
THE 598Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
THP 684Internship
THP 693Applied Project
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 294Special Topics
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THP 561Scripts in Progress
THP 590Reading and Conference
THP 598Special Topics
THP 684Internship
THP 693Applied Project
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