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is a bilingual Cuban-American director, actor, and choreographer. A born and raised New Yorker, she is passionate about creating works of and for her home city. Guided by a deep interest in the inherited body, Violeta has made her artistic home with some of New York's most dynamic theater companies. World premieres include The Strangers Came Today by Emily Zemba (New Ohio, Society) and Helen. by Caitlin George, upcoming in the Fall of 2023 (En Garde Arts, SuperGeographics @ La Mama). Violeta has worked regionally at theaters including the American Repertory Theater, Portland Center Stage, City Theatre, and the Fisher Center. Internationally, she has worked in Argentina, England, Greece, India, Scotland. Violeta is an associate artist of the SITI Company, and a company member at Bedlam, OYL and the SuperGeographics. She is a proud graduate of Vassar College, the National Theater Institute, and SITI Company's Conservatory.

Violeta Picayo

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