About Leonard

Leonard Madrid is a New Mexico based theatre artist.  He works as the production manager at Blackout Theatre in Albuquerque, NM.

Leonard received an MFA in Dramatic writing from the University of New Mexico.  He also has a BA in lighting and set design, and a BFA in Theatre.

Leonard’s plays Tecolotito, Perla, and Aurora have received the Kennedy Center’s Award for Latino Playwrights.  Aurora was featured as part of the Ignition Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago.  Perla was a finalist of the John Cauble short Play competition.  Volver Volver Volver was chosen as the ATHE Playworks play of 2008.  Other plays have received readings and performances around the nation. His plays Juanito: a Cuento and Dogboy and Boydog each toured around New Mexico schools in front of thousands of New Mexican children and educators.

Leonard works as a designer, actor, playwright, and educator in Albuquerque.