José Rivera

José Rivera's New York credits include The House of Ramon Iglesia, The Promise, Slaughter in the Lake, and Flowers (The Ensemble Studio Theatre); Each Day Dies with Sleep (Circle Repertory Company); Marisol (OBIE Award, Best Play), References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot (OBIE Award, Best Play), School of the Americas (The Public Theater); Cloud Tectonics (Playwrights Horizons); Sueño (Manhattan Class Company); and Giants Have Us in Their Books (INTAR Theatre). His work has appeared regionally at Hartford Stage, Goodman Theatre (Massacre: Sing to Your Children, world premiere), Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, American Conservatory Theater (Brainpeople, world premiere, dir. Chay Yew), Yale Repertory Theatre (Boleros for the Disenchanted, world premiere), Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival, Magic Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Collaboraction, Greasy Joan and Company, and Atlanta Theatre Company. Mr. Rivera's film credits include The Motorcycle Diaries (2005 Academy Award Best Adapted Screenplay nomination, BAFTA Award nomination, winner of Spainís Goya Award), Trade, On the Road, The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, John Brown, Face Value, Celestina, and Three Apples Fell From Heaven. He was the co-creator and producer of the television series "Eerie, Indiana." His honors include a Fulbright Arts Fellowship, Whiting Foundation Award, McKnight Fellowship, Rockefeller Foundation Grant, and Kennedy Center Grant.