About Write It Out!
Created by award-winning playwright Donja R. Love in 2019, Write It Out! (WIO!) provides an affirming space for people living with HIV (PLWHIV) to create their narratives in a theatrical framing artistically. By placing PLWHIV at its core, WIO! builds community for people of similar lived experiences to express themselves freely while amplifying the visibility of PLWHIV in the theatre and beyond. The intention of WIO! is to use the power of imagination and healing to radically transform the landscape of theatre and those living with HIV.
Write It Out! is made possible with our partners:
Applications for Cycle 3 of Write It Out! will open in July. More info to be announced.
Inaugural WIO! Prize Recipient:
Colón is an award-winning writer and actor from the Bronx. Recent plays include Prospect Ave. or The Miseducation of Juni Rodriguez (Rattlestick Theater). Colón’s play The War I Know has been developed by the Latinx Playwrights Circle, LAByrinth Theater Company (2021 Barn Series), and SOLFEST (2021). Colón’s short play Where’s Our Angels? was a recipient of the 2021 Latinx Playwrights Circle & Pregones/PRTT Greater Good Commission. Selected directing credits include: The War I Know (LAByrinth), Eduardo Machado’s Marquitas (Rattlestick Theater/Pride Plays), and Episodes 4-6 of The MTA Radio Plays at Rattlestick Theater. Colón’s half-hour television pilot Papi made the inaugural Latinx TV List, a curated list of the 10 most promising pilots created by Latinx writers. Colón was recently selected to be a part of the inaugural cohort of the Sundance Uprise Grant. Colón is currently a staff writer on the upcoming Netflix series Pink Marine.