Tavi ("tay-vee") Juárez is an award-winning queer Chicana playwright and performer based in New York City. She is a board member for the International Centre for Women Playwrights and organizer of the ICWP Script Feedback Group.
She was raised in the Deep South and attended the Alabama School of Fine Arts specializing in Theatre studies. After high school, she was awarded a Presidential Scholarship to the University of Montevallo and graduated summa cum laude as a McNair Scholar with a B.F.A. in Theatre. Following graduation, she moved to New York City to attend the Circle in the Square Theatre School and begin her professional career.
She is a proud member of Actor's Equity, the International Centre for Women Playwrights, and the Dramatists Guild. Additionally, she writes articles as a POPSUGAR Contributor to the Latina Voices Program.
Her theatrical work has been produced at Dixon Place Theatre, Theatre for the New City, WOW Cafe Theatre, and the Village Playwrights in New York City. Most recently, her short play "The United States of Huevos" won BEST PLAY in the Fifth Avenue Theatre of New York Virtual Fall 2020 Play Festival!
When she's not with her dog (Toots!), Tavi volunteers as a bus greeter for Team TLC NYC, a non-profit assisting NYC-based asylum seekers & immigrants.
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