Claudia Acosta is an actor, director, producer and teaching artist. As an arts educator of over twenty years she serves many organizations in addition to GIVE including Arts Connection, MTC, and New York Theater Workshop among others. Claudia has been part of the faculties of Creative Arts Team of CUNY, Lincoln Center Education and directed college productions at Lehman and SUNY New Paltz. As an actor dedicated to new play development, Claudia has worked with Page 73, WP Theater, New York Theater Workshop, HERE, INTAR, Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater, Kyoung’s Pacific Beat, Hip Pocket Theater, Cara Mia, and Teatro Dallas. She directed A Grave is Given Supper in Ice Factory 2021 at New Ohio in partnership with Teatro Dallas. Claudia was a founding member of New York Latino theater initiative, The Sol Project. Claudia has been featured bilingual narrator for Performing Arts Fort Worth and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in their annual Children’s Educational Programs at Bass Performance Hall for almost twenty years. She is currently co-producing and co-leading Echoes Writing Group with Primary Stages uplifting emerging women, trans and non-binary playwrights. Claudia will appear in Boundless Theater Company’s upcoming production of How to Melt ICE February 2023.