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Alison Vasquez

Alison Vasquez

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre

School of Theatre Arts and Dance
College of Performing and Visual Arts

Contact Information

Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
School of Theatre Arts and Dance
Campus Box
Greeley, CO 80639


  • M.F.A. The Ohio State University (Acting)
  • B.A. University of Northern Colorado (Acting)

Professional/Academic Experience

  • Instructor of Theatre, University of Northern Colorado, Current
  • Instructor of Theatre, Palo Alto College, 2013-2015
  • Instructor of Theatre, San Antonio College, 2012-13, 2015-2021
  • Instructor of Theatre, The Ohio State University 2009-2012

Other Experience

  • College Monologue Pros, Co-Owner
  • Claridad Voice, Owner Operator
  • Teatro Audaz, Founding Executive Director

Research/Areas of Interest

  • Decolonizing Acting Techniques, Gloria Anzaldua's Conocimiento Theory
  • Non-traditional casting in American Theatre 
  • Latinx in American Theatre

Publications/Creative Works

Monolingual Manifesto (Poetry) – pub. 2012 (Ohio State)
Mommy Manifesto in Haiku ©2015 (Play)
Vasquez, A. (accepted), “Representation Matters: The why and how of decolonizing Stanislavski actor technique;” Mihyang Ginther, A; “Dynamic Bodies, Emerging Voices!” To be completed, 2022, Routledge

Honors and Awards

National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), Excellence in Teaching 2015