Milta Ortiz

Youth Instructor / Project Coordinator

Milta Ortiz is a playwright from the Bay Area with an MFA from Northwestern University’s Writing for the Screen and Stage program, and a Creative Writing BA from San Francisco State University. Milta is a National New Play Network, (NNPN) resident playwright at Borderlands Theater for the 2013 season. She was a finalist for the 2013 Edes Prize for Emerging Artists at Northwestern University. Milta’s play, You, Me, and Tuno was a finalist at Downtown Urban Theater Festival 2013 in New York City. Her play Fleeing Blue won the 2012 Wichita State University playwriting contest and a production in November 2012. Her play, Last of the Lilac Roses was a runner up finalist at NYC’s Repertorio Español, Nuestra’s Voces play contest 2011. She served on American Theater Company’s Chicago Chronicle 2012 docudrama playwriting team.