Beto O’Byrne is an multifaceted artist from the pine forests of northern East Texas. He holds a BA in Writing from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the University of Southern California. He began his experience as an artistic leader as Artistic Director of Austin Latino Theater Alliance, where he created the ALTA Performing Arts Showcase and directed the annual holiday tradition, La Pastorela.
As a playwright he his works have been performed in Los Angeles, Austin, San Antonio, and New York City and has performed as a musician and performer across the country. He is the co-founder of Radical Evolution, a multi-disciplinary performance group based in Brooklyn, NY.
Beto believes that the the arts are a fundamental necessity of civic life, and works both with arts and arts advocates to find ways to responsibly and sustainably improve the lives of talented artists in communities where he lives and works.
In addition to his work as an artist, he has provided one-on-one non-profit arts consulting services for individuals and small organizations, focusing on institutional fundraising and development. He is an often collaborator on national projects and activities, having worked with organizations such as Theatre Communications Group (TCG) (Artistic and International Programs Associate) , the national Latino/a Theatre Commons Steering Committee (co-chair of the resources sub-comittee), and La Cooperativa of NYC Latin@ Theatre Artists (founding member).
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