Monica Cortés Viharo
Monica Cortés Viharo is a third year PhD student in the School of Drama at the University of Washington where she received of the McNair Graduate Fellowship and is pursing a certificate in Public Scholarship. Her research focuses on the creation, performance, and impact of Documentary and Political/Activist Theater and Transnational Feminism. She earned a BA in Theater and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Monica is also a dramaturge, an actor (SAG/AFTRA), and public speaking consultant. She recently performed her piece Child Free By Choice: The Non-Mommy Blog, at the 2016 ASTR (American Society for Theatre Research) Conference and presenting her paper Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Documenting The People’s Temple at the 2017 MATC (Mid-American Theatre Conference). Monica is also the co-leader of the ATAP (American Theatre Archive Project) Northwest Team.