Born and raised in Mexico City, Kathleen is the Founding Artistic Director of Amphibian Stage Productions, where she has produced over 100 plays in Fort Worth and New York – most of them world, US, or regional premieres. She has taught Screenwriting and Stage Makeup at Texas Christian University and serves on the boards of Near Southside Inc., Women’s Policy Forum, and Trinity Shakespeare Festival. Also a playwright, Kathleen is the author of La Llorona, which premiered off-Broadway at Theatre Row in a production by Stageplays Theatre Company in 2007 and which has received productions around the country. A Leopard Complains of Its Spots premiered at the Pantheon Theatre in New York in 2001 with an extended run. Her play Smart Pretty Funny premiered at Amphibian Stage Productions in 2016 and has since been produced in Australia and at other venues in the US.