Julia Rae Maldonado is a New York based playwright and actor from San Antonio, Texas. Notable productions include Blacksheep (ASDS Rep, Off-Broadway debut), Wimberley (Midtown International Theatre Festival, FreshFruit Festival), In The Basement (TheatreEast), We Three (TheatreEast), & Eggs (MUT! Theatre, Hamburg & The Interkultural Festival, Stuttgart). She has been a resident playwright with INTAR and The Actors Studio Playwrights/Directors Wing and a Finalist for the Heideman Award National 10-Minute Play Contest (Actors Theatre Louisville). Her short play Real Life is published in Gary Garrison's book, A (More) Perfect 10: Writing and Producing the Ten Minute Play. BFA - NYU Tisch (undergraduate award in playwriting), Stella Adler Studio of Acting, MFA - Actor's Studio Drama School. She is a proud teaching artist with the Stella Adler Studio Outreach Division and the 52nd St Project and a company member of TheatreEast.