Vickie Ramirez

Vickie Ramirez (Tuscarora) is a founding member of Chukalokoli Native Theater Ensemble and Amerinda Theater. She is also an alumna of the Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group (2009) and is currently in residence at New Dramatists. Her work has been developed at the Public Theater, Labyrinth Theater, Roundabout Theatre’s Different Voices, The Missoula Writer’s Colony, and Black Swan at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She has been a semi-finalist for the Bay Area Playwright’s conference and the National Playwright’s Conference at the O’Neill. Honors include 2009 Urban Artists’ Fellowship and Honorable Mentions on the Kilroy’s List in 2015 for Standoff at Hwy#37 and in 2019 for Pure Native. Productions – Pure Native for Native Voices at the Autry (2019), Glenburn 12 WP for Summer Shorts at 59E59, Smoke for Mixed Phoenix Theatre Group at Pershing Square Signature Center, Liimikin at New Native Theater and Standoff at Hwy#37 for Native Voices at the Autry in Los Angeles and South Dakota. Her work has been published in Monologues for Actors of Color: Women and Monologues for Actors of Color: Men (Routledge). Standoff at Hwy#37 is featured in the all-new Contemporary Plays by Women of Color (Routledge). Vickie is currently consulting on Outer Range for Amazon television and also developing Not Invisible: Native Womxn on the Frontlines, a podcast celebrating the work of Native Female/Female-identifying activists that are leading the fight for change. You can read her work in Monologues for Actors of Color: Women (2016), Monologues for Actors of Color Men, and Contemporary Plays by Women of Color (2017). Member: Dramatists Guild