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
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)
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)
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 — […]
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!
This is my first blog post on my new website. Stay tuned for more!