Alumna Milta Ortiz's New Play 'Cycles' Explores Foster-Care System in Arizona

Thursday, July 23, 2020

ARIZONA DAILY STAR -- Milta Ortiz is a theatre maker and writer from the Bay Area, who now calls Tucson home. She mostly works as a playwright, sometimes as poet, performer, director or writer. Currently she’s working on a play about twins raised on different sides of the border, commissioned by Pima Community College, and a memoir with spoken word poetry about growing up Salvi.

She earned a Master of Fine Arts from Northwestern University’s Writing for the Screen and Stage program, and a Creative Writing Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University. She is associate artistic director at Borderlands Theater and mom to a creative first grader.