Bienvenidos! Welcome!


Feel free to browse the site, leave a message or view the videos below – excerpts from my solo shows, TRANS PLANTATIONS and BECOMING JOAQUIN, and, in its entirety, my short film, A SOUTH BRONX TALE. Gracias por visitar, y cuidate! Thanks for visiting and take care.

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  • Trans Plantations (excerpts)

    Trans Plantations (excerpts)

    Written and performed by Janis Astor del Valle, directed by Carolyn Kirsch, Trans Plantations explores Janis’ identity crisis as a New York-born Puerto Rican lesbian uprooted from the Bronx and transplanted […]


  • Staying con la Gana

    Staying con la Gana

    To help raise funds for Lyric Hall’s much-needed, new and improved sound system, I’m launching my new solo piece, Staying con la Gana, directed by Carolyn Kirsch, on Saturday, October […]


  • Becoming Joaquin (excerpt)

    Becoming Joaquin (excerpt)

    Written and performed by Janis Astor del Valle, directed by Carolyn Kirsch, Becoming Joaquin is a solo play about a transgender Latino, his family and girlfriend, who are in therapy, […]