Jaime Alejandro Cruz | Writer for the Performing Arts

Writer + Collaborator

My name is Jaime Alejandro Cruz and I am a writer for the performing arts. My award-winning creative work encompasses playwriting, podcasting, and audio/visual production.

I hope to continue collaborating and creating work that illuminates the world we live in through absurdity and damn good dialogue.

Humanize the working class. Humanize the Other. Share stories we feel in our bones.

Skills and Abilities

  • 10+ Yrs Freelance Videographer Experience
  • Custom Playwriting/Screenwriting
  • Theater for Young Audiences Experience
  • Adobe Audition, Premiere, Photoshop
  • Podcasting (Concept to Production)
  • Fluent in English & Spanish

Playwriting Honors + Highlights

  • Semi-Finalist, Screamcraft Int’l Horror Contest (The Inherited)
  • Quarter-Finalist, The Script Lab Screenplay Comp. (The Inherited, Top 7% of 13,000 entries)
  • Winner, NAPAT National Playwriting Competition (Cuarto#Cuatro)
  • Winner, NWDC/NPA Regional Playwriting Competition (Videotape)
  • Finalist, John Cauble National One Act Award (Dead in the Kitchen)
  • 2X Winner KCACTF Region VII One Act Award

Previously commissioned to work on Theater for Young Audiences by The University of Wyoming, Casper Childrens Theater, and others.

Invited to development opportunities at Last Frontier Theater Conference, The American College Theater Festival at the Kennedy Center, UNLV, Relative Theatrics, Northwest Playwrights, and others.

Filmmaking Honors + Background

Recent Poetry Publications


For professional inquiries, leave me a message. Thanks!