Omayra Garriga

Set Design Teaching Artist

This is her 5th year participating at El Barrio Raíces Summer Program. NYC based theater maker. Born and raised in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. Holds a B.A. in Theater Education from the University of Puerto Rico and an MFA in Theater Design from Brooklyn College. Credits in lighting design: Among Who*, Whom and Ever (2014), Much Ado About Nothing (2016), Callback Series (2019), The One Festival (2019), What If (2018), Twin Rivers (2018), La Celestina (2019). Credits in scenic design: Almost Maine (2014), Callback Series (2015). The Lesson (2018), The Waters of Friendship (2018), Nanas (2018), El barbero de Sevilla (2019). Omayra has taken classes with international groups like Theater of the Oppressed (Brazil), (Ecuador) and Yuyachkani (Peru). .

*World premiere.