Adelina has toured nationally as a solo artist for over a decade. Her solo plays vary in style and themes, but they always push boundaries, ideas and dialogue. A selection of her most popular works with a synopsis for each is provided on the link above.
Over the years, Adelina has had the pleasure of collaborating with many other artists. Early on in her undergraduate career at the University of Dallas, she wrote, directed and produced her original play, Hipocrisy. During that time, she also adapted La Celestina for the stage and played it for a public audience in Dallas, Texas. Fast forward to her year at UCLA in the MFA Theater Directing Program and she wrote, directed and produced along with other LUCHA members, her original play, Tonantzin. She was also the co-adapter for MACHA's lesbian rendition of Federico García Lorca's Blood Wedding. Several years later, she would work with Alison De La Cruz and D'Lo on the collaborative show, Spotlight Stealerz; it showcased original works from all three performance artists.
She collaborated with D'Lo in her latest play, The Beast of Times.
Throughout the years, Adelina has had poems published in anthologies coming out of Texas, California, and Germany. Most significantly, she is one of three poet-collaboraters from Tragic Bitches.
Online you can find several of Adelina's work in these genres. Try the archives of the Progressive Media Project, Colorlines, and various anthologies like Bedroom Eyes, Best American Erotica, Nerve, Texas Short Stories II and Fifteen Candles.
Adelina is frequently asked to address students for conferences, graduations and other special occasions.
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