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Press & News

“In [her] talented hands the future of the American theatre is bright. And Lord are we all craving singular voices delivering moving and entertaining plays about things that matter.”

- Lydia Diamond,  Playbill

“Rojas weaves together a tapestry of magical realism, Mexican mythology and authentic immigrant experience in a highly stylized framework that explores the demands of familial love and the generational divide between "Dreamers" and those who carried them to the promised land.”

- Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World

"The tale and its telling are both deeply moving and deeply funny, containing reflections on crossing borders, familial drama and the nature of love."

- Allegra Hobbs, AMNY


Amalia Oliva Rojas, Danielle Stagger Receive Hansberry Lilly Playwright Fellowships.

Amalia mentors an undergraduate cohort for Horizon Theatre Company's New South Young Playwrights Festival. 

Queens Theater presents a reading of In The Bronx Brown Girls Can See Stars Too (or The Fuck is You Lookin’ at?)

Amalia leads a playwriting workshop on trauma, self-care and community care for MOtiVE Brooklyn.


How to Melt ICE  opens at the Julia de Burgos Performance and Arts Center.

Amalia receives a $30,000 grant from the prestigious NYC Women's Fund for the premiere staging of How To Melt ICE.

Watch Amalia's interview with Valentino Worldturner on the Do’s and Dont's of the Art and Social Justice.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance produces Running through my head: Sequences of Thoughts, Verbatim and Hope as part of the Healing Voices: Caregivers’ Stories on Stage​.

Amalia receives a $5,000 grant from City Artist Corps to present a reading of How To Melt ICE with New Perspectives Theatre Company.

Amalia is selected for The Action Lab's Take A Breath Residency.


Mycelial Artists Collective presents Entre Dos Muertxs at Beam Center in NYC. 


Cam Girl DREAMZ  debuts at 3x10 Virtual Play Festival. 


Amalia receives an honorable mention for Tonantzin on the 7 Train for Nuyorican Poets Café's 2019 Short Play and Monologue Festival. 

It's Not So Bad in My Brain premieres at New Perspectives Theatre Company's Women's Work Short Play Festival. 

Photo by Steve Buonanotte

Photo by Al Foote III

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