Caridad Svich and NoPassport
Caridad Svich and NoPassport: Dreaming the Americas
Caridad Svich is a US Latina playwright-translator-songwriter-editor-educator and arts journalist whose work has been supported by the NEA, TCG, Pew Charitable Trust, and more. She received a 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement, 2013 National Latino Playwriting Award, 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize. She is founder of NoPassport theatre alliance and press.
NoPassport is a Pan-American theatre alliance devoted to action, advocacy and change toward the fostering of cross-cultural diversity and difference in the arts with an emphasis on the embrace of the hemispheric spirit in US Latina/o and Latin-American theatre-making.
NoPassport exists a virtual and live forum for the exchange of work and dreams, a live network between theatres and the academy, and a mobile band of playwrights, directors, actors, producers and musicians. The mentoring of younger artists is also a key component of NOPE's (as we playfully call ourselves) mission.
NoPassport Press is an imprint of NoPassport that aims to bring new, challenging playscripts, translations, essays and theatre criticism to the field. For queries: NoPassportPress@aol.com
NoPassport Press currently has more than fifteen titles published on its list by authors John Jesurun, Todd London, Lynn Nottage, Karen Hartman, David Greenspan, Ruth Margraff, Matthew Maguire, Oliver Mayer, Octavio Solis, Alejandro Morales, Chiori Miyagawa and more.