Miranda Gonzalez is the Artistic Director of Urban Theater Company. She also was a founding ensemble member of Chicago’s Only All Latina Theater company Teatro Luna and has devised and developed plays since 2000. After performing as an actress for 10 years she decided to turn her artistic endeavors towards directing. Previous directing and development credits include: Ashes of Light by Marco Antonio Rodriguez, La Gringa by Carmen Rivera, GL 2010 developed by Miranda Gonzalez, Of Princes and Princesas by Paola Izquierda at the 2010 Goodman Latino Theatre Festival; 10×10 Festival, Lullaby, The North/South Plays workshop at the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs; Crossed developed by Miranda Gonzalez, Crime Scene Chicago with Collaboraction; and Melissa DuPrey’s Sushi-Frito at Free Street Theater. She is currently adapting “The Real Dance Fever” by Jose Echeverria – A story of Chicago House dance crews in the 80’s and 90’s, a play to be produced by UrbanTheater in the Summer of 2019.