Carlos Sirah

Art Discipline: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jan 8, 2024 to Feb 16, 2024

Carlos Sirah is a writer, performer, dramaturg, and cultural worker who creates formal structures rooted in Black expressions of possibility that take the shape of concert, lyric prose, procession, film, and stage plays. Sirah’s transdisciplinary work draws from the legacy of multiple traditions: Black Arts Movement,  Black Radical Tradition, Theatrical Jazz, and Blues. His work has been supported with residencies or grants from the Vermont Studio Center, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Ragdale, The Hambidge Center, The Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Millay Colony, The Blue Mountain Center, Macdowell, Network of Ensemble Theatres, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Writers Guild Foundation. Sirah is a member of the Remember2019 collective. Sirah holds an MFA in Writing for Performance from Brown University.