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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┬áJanis’ 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, […]

  • A South Bronx Tale (short film)

    A South Bronx Tale (short film)

    15-year old Ariana lives in one of the most homophobic ‘hoods in the South Bronx, so coming out is not an option. Straddling two worlds works fine for Ariana — […]

  • Celebrating B.A.A.D.

    Celebrating B.A.A.D.

    This past Friday night I had the honor of performing with some amazing women at an equally amazing space in Hunts Point: B.A.A.D. (Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance). Never […]

  • Welcome to my new website!

    Welcome to my new website!

    This is my first blog post on my new website. Stay tuned for more!