Juan Ramirez, Jr. is an internationally produced writer, actor and director based in New York City. His play Stroke Of Madness was part of the 2017 inaugural Ingenio Milagro Play Reading Series in Portland, Oregon. The play was developed at 2016 Cimientos Play Program with IATI Theater. The American Dream was a semi-finalist for 2016 Stage Left Theatre’s Downstage Left residency. In 2017, it was selected as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival and produced at the 14th Street Y. The play travelled to Houston, Texas for further development at the New American Voices Play Reading Series at The Landing Theatre. His recent plays are Don Juan produced at Dixon Place, Sailing Stones at Theatre 80 St. Mark’s and Honor Among Thieves at The Cherry Lane Theatre, both part of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival.
His one-minute play Dad & Son was produced at 2013 and To Speed Or Not To Speed at 2014 Gi60 One-minute Play Festival in Halifax, UK. The former play is published in One Minute Plays: A Practical Guide To Tiny Theatre, Routledge 2017. His one-act play Truck Stop Queen was selected, produced and published with 2017 LIC One-Act Festival anthology with the Secret Theatre.
He is a Dramatist Guild member, a producing member of The Bronx Repertory Company, a Broadway Bound Theatre Festival panelist, received his B.A. from Lehman College and his MFA from NYU Tisch.