luciana achugar (b. 1970, lives and works in New York City) is a two-time Bessie Award recipient and was additionally nominated for a 2016 Outstanding Production Bessie for her work An Epilogue for OTRO TEATRO: True Love. Other accolades include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Creative Capital Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council President’s Award, and the 2017 Alpert Award. In 2015, OTRO TEATRO was named “Best Touring Work” by Austin’s Critics Circle. She is currently a 2018–19 Brooklyn Arts Exchange Artist in Residency where she is developing her next work, Brujx, to be premiered in October 2018 at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.