Headshot of Thelma Virata de Castro.
Thelma Virata de Castro

Thelma explores identity and belonging in her plays. Her work has been performed by Asian Story Theater, The Old Globe, OnStage Playhouse, New Village Arts, Logan Squared Productions, Circle Circle dot dot, and others. She’s won a William Male Foundation grant, The San Diego Foundation’s Creative Catalyst Fellowship, and worked on several California Humanities projects. She is a San Diego Dramatists Guild Co-Ambassador, a Teaching Artist for Playwrights Project, and the Founder of San Diego Playwrights. She is a Hedgebrook alumna and attended the A Room of Her Own Foundation Retreat. The San Diego Union-Tribune included her in its list of Phenomenal San Diego Women. Visit thelmaviratadecastro.com to learn more.