Comedian, Writer, Performer
Marga Gomez was named a 2015 "Agent Of Change" in the Huffington Post. She is the recipient of KGO television's 2014 "Profile Of Excellence." Gomez is the author and performer of eleven solo plays which have been produced nationally, internationally, and in New York at The Public Theater, Performance Space 122, Dixon Place, and La Mama Experimental Theatre Company and in San Francisco at Brava. The Marsh and Theater Rhinoceros. Her latest solo piece "POUND" will premiere in New York City at Dixon Place as a commissioned centerpiece of the annual "Hot! Festival." In October "POUND" will open for 5 weeks at Brava's Studio. "The Marga Gomez Workshop" for solo performers will continue for it's third season this fall at Brava. And look out for her annual fundraiser for Brava, "Brava's New Year's Eve Comedy Fiesta" in its 4th year.
Gomez was also a founding member of Culture Clash. She collaborates frequently with New York director David Schweizer. In San Francisco Gomez curates a monthly performance variety series "Performerama" at Oasis. Her acting credits include Off-Broadway and national productions of The Vagina Monologues and roles in Warner Bros films "Sphere" and "Batman Forever." Her other awards include the GLAAD Media Award for Off-Broadway Theatre, The Los Angeles "Ovation Award” for Best Featured Actress and the 2010 Bay Area Critics Circle Award for "Best Performance" Gomez is a triple winner of the SF Bay Guardian's "Best Comedian" and the 2015 "Bestie Award for Comedy" from The Bay Area Reporter. She was nominated for the 2006 New York Drama Desk Award. Her website is www.margagomez.com.