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UC San Diego credits:

(w)holeness (WNPF 2017), Other People (WNPF 2016)

Contact Information
Department of Theatre & Dance
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Phone: (858) 534-3791
Fax: (858) 534-1080
Email: lilycpadilla@gmial.com
  Lily Padilla
Third-year MFA Playwriting Candidate


BFA from NYU Tisch


Lily Padilla is a 3rd year MFA Playwright at UC San Diego, under the mentorship of Naomi Iizuka, Deborah Stein and Allan Havis. Her plays explore sex, intersectional communities and what it means to heal in a violent world— Selected works include How to Defend Yourself(w)holeness (Finalist for the Latinx Theatre Commons' 2018 Carnaval), And Then You Wait (La Jolla Playhouse WOW Festival). Padilla is an EmergeNYC fellow with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Lily co-founded American Nightcap at INTAR, a late-night play series which gathered artists from diverse NYC theater communities. BFA NYU, Playwrights Horizons and Experimental Theatre Wing. www.lilypadilla.com

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