University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Alvaro Saar Rios

Alvaro Saar RiosAssistant Professor, Playwriting and Analysis

Theatre 280
(414) 229-1144

Alvaro Saar Rios is a professional writer & a performer. He holds an MFA in Writing for the Stage & Screen from Northwestern University and is the co-founder of The Royal Mexican Players, a national touring performance troupe. Mr. Rios is the author of various plays, including One Hot Texican Summer and The Crazy Mexican Show. His work has been performed in New York City, Hawaii, Chicago, Milwaukee, and all over Texas!  His newest play Luchadora! premiered at First Stage in April.  Mr. Rios is currently working with Dallas Children's Theatre and developing a "recycling musical" for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.