Artist Bio

Sandra Delgado

(Bio as of September 2019)

Sandra Delgado (Playwright, (the) FAIR) is an award-winning actor, writer and producer who was born and raised in Chicago. She developed La Havana Madrid a part of the Goodman’s 2015/2016 Season Playwrights Unit. Chicago credits include 2666 (Goodman Theatre), The Motherf**ker with the Hat (Steppenwolf Theatre Company) and Mojada (Victory Gardens Theater, named one of the top ten performances of 2013 by the Chicago Tribune. Television credits include Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Justice, Empire, The Exorcist, Chicago Fire and Mind Games. She produced Teatro Vista’s and Collaboraction’s Yo Solo Festival of Latino Solo Shows and Collaboraction’s Sketchbook Festival from 2005-2008. She is a founding ensemble member of Collaboraction and an ensemble member of Teatro Vista (associate artistic director from 2006-2008). She is the recipient of the Joyce Award, the Theater Communications Group (TCG) Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship, is a two-time Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events grantee and a 3Arts 3AP Project grantee. Delgado is a TCG Young Leader of Color alum, a current member of ALTA’s Semillero Playwright’s Circle and is on the Advisory Committee of the Latinx Theatre Commons, a national advocacy group for Latinx theater artists. Her new storytelling series, Saints and Sinners, debuted at Collaboraction in March continued at Steppenwolf through May. She is currently working on Felons and Familias, a new play about a woman caught in the black hole of criminal immigration courts. 


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