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. She recently directed the world premiere of The Strangers Came Today by Emily Zemba, produced by Society. Additional works in development include Helen. by Caitlin George, produced by the SuperGeographics. Violeta is an associate artist of the SITI Company, and a company member at One Year Lease and at Bedlam. She is a proud graduate of Vassar College, the National Theater Institute, and the SITI Company's Conservatory.