Adriana Dominguez is an Assistant Professor and serves as the Director of BA/BFA Theatre Programs at the Department of Theatre & Dance at UTEP. She received her BA in Theatre Arts with a Minor in Secondary Education from the University of Texas at El Paso, her MA in Performing Arts Administration from New York University, and her PhD in Curriculum & Instruction from New Mexico State University. Adriana has participated in theatre as an actress, director, producer, designer, and teacher at the elementary school, middle school, high school and collegiate levels. She is the co-founder of both the Chican@/Latin@ Theatre Series and the Children’s Traveling Troupe which serve to promote artistic connections with the community at no cost and is the director of Summer Children’s Camps; collectively these projects reach over 5,000 community members each year. At UTEP, Adriana teaches Creative Drama, Leadership in Performing Arts Organizations, Women in Drama, Chicano Theatre, Feminist Theory and Drama, Theatre History and Literature I and Theatre Practicum I-III.