Alvaro Saar Rios’ plays have been performed in New York City, Hawaii, St. Louis, Milwaukee and all over Texas. Rios has received commissions from various organizations, including The Alley Theatre(TX), Houston Grand Opera, Honolulu Theatre for Youth, and Milwaukee’s First Stage. His award-winning play Luchadora! is published by Dramatic Publishing Inc. He is a veteran of the US Army and the co-founder of The Royal Mexican Players, a national touring performance troupe. Mr. Rios holds an MFA in Writing for the Stage and Screen from Northwestern University. Originally from Texas, Alvaro lives in Chicago and is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists.