Elisa Bocanegra


Elisa Bocanegra

New Play Festival 2020 Director 

Elisa Bocanegra founded HERO Theatre in 2011 at the suggestion of her mentor Olympia Dukakis. She was the recipient of TCG's Leadership U grant which provided her the opportunity to be part of the Leadership Team at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for two seasons. Recent directing credits include the world premiere of Troy, The Floating Island Plays by Eduardo Machado, Blade to the Heat and USC’s MFA in Playwriting thesis presentation at The Pasadena Playhouse.