Maria Patrice Amon is a Producer in Residence at San Diego Repertory Theatre. She is the executive producer of Amigos del Rep and launched the Latinx New Play Festival at San Diego Repertory Theatre. As a director Maria Patrice has directed with Amigos del Rep, and Brown Bag Theatre Company. She has a PhD in Drama from University of California, Irvine with emphasis in Critical Theory and Chicano Studies. Her dissertation is titled “Little Girls and Legal Defendants: Theatricalization and Performances of Innocence in Modern American Culture.” As a dramaturg Maria Patrice has worked with San Diego Rep, Mo’olelo, and The University of San Diego. Maria Patrice holds a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law.