Amalia Oliva Rojas is a Mexican playwright, poet and spoken word artist who resides in NYC. She is an alumnus of Vassar College Powerhouse Theater Apprentice Program. Her work has been presented and workshopped at Lehman College, Vassar College, Manhattan Theater repertory, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Americas Society/ Council of the Americas, Abington Theater Company, among others. Recently Amalia was a writing fellow for Pen America’s DREAMING OUT LOUD writing workshop where she developed her current work in progress I Would Die 4 U. A play about a young girl who is inspired by Prince to embark on a quest to define her own life despite what her family has planned for her.
In addition to her playwriting, Amalia has contributed to several online magazines such as City limits, Popula, La Revista De La Universidad De Mexico.
Amalia is currently working on her book.