Angry ghosts are disrupting business at a tech startup in the Tenderloin. When the young CEO hires a Santeria priest to purify the office, he gets more than he bargained for. Remounted from the UC San Diego's Wagner Festival and presented in conjunction with Ubuntu Theater Project, Campo Maldito is a darkly comic fable about the cost of gentrification and the price you pay when you piss off the dead.
Bennett Fisher (Playwright) is a second year MFA playwriting candidate at UC San Diego. He is a company member of Campo Santo, and an associate artist with the Cutting Ball Theater. Bennett's plays has been workshopped and produced by the Kennedy Center MFA Playwright Workshop, Ubuntu Theater Project, Sleepwalkers Theater, No Nude Men, New Conservatory Theater Center, the Cutting Ball Theater, San Francisco Theater Pub, Custom Made Theatre Company, the Bay One Acts Festival, and others. As an actor, director, and dramaturg he has collaborated with Campo Santo, California Shakespeare Theatre, Stanford Summer Theatre, Just Theater, Crowded Fire, Sponge Theater, the Pear Ave Theatre, Adirondack Shakespeare Company, Marin Shakespeare Company, and many others.
Jesca Prudencio (Director) is a director, choreographer, and community based artist. She has worked on new plays, musicals, and dance theater works with companies including The Movement Theatre Company, Fresh Ground Pepper, Ingenue Theatre, and the Asian American Arts Alliance at venues like Joe's Pub, 3LD, FringeNYC, Bleecker St. Theater, University Settlement, and The Old Vic in London as part of the TS Eliot US/UK Exchange. Her site-specific dance pieces include We Walk, We Stop at the Astor Place intersection and Nothing Matters When We're Dancing in Washington Square Park. As a member of Ping Chong + Company, she has worked as a writer, director, and facilitator on a dozen interdisciplinary and documentary theater projects, and including co-writing and directing Listen To Me: voices of survivors of child sexual abuse and those who help them presented in the Bronx and Manhattan. She recently directed and choreographed a new musical The Firebird at NYU's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Jesca has a BFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and currently pursuing her MFA in Directing at UC San Diego.
Walker Hare (Ingersoll) is a third-year UC San Diego MFA actor who has worked in various theaters from the The Old Vic in London, to Off-Broadway in NYC, and regionally as well. He's done several readings with LAByrinth Theater Company and Primary Stages and has worked in film, television and 40+ commercials. www.walkerhare.com
Luis Vega (Acosta) s a second year UC San Diego MFA acting candidate.
Theatrical credits include The Comfort Team (Virginia Stage), Dance for a Dollar (INTAR), Streetcar Named Desire (Williamstown), The Tempest (Boomerang), (RUS)H (HERE), The Knights (Target Margin), 'Til the Break of Dawn (Culture Project), Life is a Dream (South Coast Repertory) Film: Another Earth (Sundance 2011), Chinese Puzzle (dir. C. Klapisch).
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