Francis Tanglao Aguas
CEO / Artistic Director
COO / Producing Director
FRANCIS TANGLAO AGUAS
FOUNDER, CEO, and ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Francis Tanglao-Aguas is the founder and artistic director of Aguas Arts Ink, an arts company with a view to diversifying imaginations and creative landscapes. As a playwright, performer, producer, director and educator, his work illuminates untold stories and hidden histories of the marginalized, minoritized and subalterned. He is the author of "Ramayana La'ar," "Sitayana: Journey of Womanhood," "Abuja Woman," "Where the Carabao Sleeps," and " "When the Purple Settles" which won the Palanca Award, the Philippines' National Prize for Literature. His one man shows "The Sarimanok Travels" and "The Imelda Marcos Lecture Series on Tyranny" have been performed in Asia and the United States. His theatre work has been seen at the Asian American Theatre Company, The Washington DC Fringe Festival, Tanghalang Ateneo, Ateneo de Manila University, Kenyon College, Georgetown University, UCLA, William & Mary, Old Dominion University, Singapore Management University, the American Writers Festival in Singapore, and the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is currently Director of William & Mary's Global Studies Program where he teaches as Professor of Theatre and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies.
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COO and PRODUCING DIRECTOR
Madison Hauser is a Colorado native and 2019 graduate of the College of William and Mary/University of St. Andrews Joint Degree Program, where she received a BA with International Honors in English. Previously, she served as a Production Apprentice for Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, Florida, and as a Production/Design Assistant for Denver-based events company Pink Monkey Solutions. She has planned and worked countless events, weddings, and festivals in the US and UK, including the Aspen Food and Wine Festival, On The Rocks Festival, and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She has also managed and liaised with several venues, including the Barron Theatre, Byre Theatre, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and Kinkell Byre. Madison is seeking a career as a stage/production manager, events coordinator and/or script supervisor for film and television. She has studied under Daniela Saioni in Toronto and received a certificate in script supervision, and plans to continue pursuing her love of events and theatre working for Actors Theatre in Louisville, KY as their Patron Experience Apprentice for the 2020-21 season. She is excited to usher in a new age of planning virtual events! Besides her projects with Aguas Arts Ink, her favorite credits include Our Lady of 121st Street (William and Mary), Mary's Wedding, Bar Mitzvah Boy (Chester Theatre Company). Also Commons (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), and Spike Heels (Barron Theatre), respectively produced in the wake of Brexit and the #MeToo movement.
Margot Flanders is studying Theatre at William and Mary. She works as a Production Manager, Director, Dramaturg, Stage Manager and many other positions. Margot spent last summer working at the American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp as a Production Intern. She is originally from Staunton, Virginia and would like to pursue a career in Theatre Arts Administration.
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