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Ms. Villanueva is a current resident of Washington, DC. Her first full production, THE VEILS, produced as part of the Women’s Voices Theatre Festival 2018. THE VEILS has previously received a reading at the Kennedy Center, an audio podcast recording, The Black and Latino Playwrights’ Conference 2016, at Texas State University, at the Discovery New Play Festival at Ball State University in and The Kitchen Dog New Play Festival in 2017. She directed and wrote/co-devised THE LITTLE CRANE AND THE LONG JOURNEY at the 2015 Capital Fringe Festival. Several years living and working on the islands of Hawaii, inspiring PACIFIC, which was performed in a staged reading at the Next Act! New Play Summit in Schenectady, NY in 2013. During her time in Hawaii, she had a short piece entitled TIDAL (formerly RENOVATIONS) included in Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s collaborative piece, WHERE DO THINGS GO? in 2011 and is being published by YouthPlays in 2018. At the end of that year, she began work on PACIFIC and was able to return to Honolulu Theatre for Youth in the summer of 2012 for a reading of PACIFIC. Her new play, THE HEAD THAT WEARS THE CROWN, was a part of the 2018 Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival and is receiving a developmental production in 2019 by Ally Theatre Company. By day, Ms. Villanueva works in another realm of theatre as an AEA stage manager in DC, New York City and on tour. She continues to write, in hopes of helping people to look at the ordinary world from a new perspective and to experience emotion.