Ms. Lozano is a Bay Area based Director, Educator and Actress. She has been a Resident Artist with the American Conservatory Theater, (ACT), for 15 years, where she directs the main stage production of A Christmas Carol. She also served as a core faculty member in the MFA Program, and a teacher in the Young Conservatory and Studio ACT Programs. Other directing work at ACT includes MFA Productions of Fuente Ovejuna, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Sueno, Happy to Stand, Saved, References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Richard III, Caught with Her Trance Down, as well as productions of Twelfth Night, Othello, and The Comedy of Errorsf or the Will on Wheels tour; and thirteen graduate showcases. Her work with the Young Conservatory includes two international exchanges, one with the Zurich School of Music, Drama and Dance of Paul Steinman’s Only Victory; as well as Jodie Marshall’s A Stone’s Throw, with the Aberdeen International Youth Festival. Other YC directing credits include the world premieres of Staying Wild book by Janet Allard, music and lyrics by Creighton Irons; Home Front book by Craig Slaight, music and lyrics by Creighton Irons; Sarah Daniel’s Dust and Constance Congdon’s Nightingales; West Coast premieres of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Korczak’s Children; Wendy MacLeod’s School Girl Figure; and Darling, book by Brett Rybeck, music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver; as well as the American premiere of Sharman MacDonald’s After Juliet.
Ms. Lozano was an Associate Artist with the California Shakespeare Theater, where she performed leading roles in over 20 productions, most recently the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit, and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing. She also served as Master Vocal Coach on numerous productions, including Hamlet, Henry IV pts 1 and 2, Othello, the Tempest, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and The Taming of the Shrew.
Additional Bay Area directing credits include The Drawer Boy, Welcome Home Jenny Sutter and the critically acclaimed Orlando with TheatreFirst; The Countess with Center REPertory Theatre; Two for the Seesaw with Marin Theatre Company; Inspecting Carol and the West Coast premiere of Jane Martin’s Anton in Show Business with San Jose Stage Company; and The Norman Conquests, Holiday, The Real Thing, and She Loves Me with Napa Valley Repertory Theatre, of which she was a founding member and associate artistic director. Additional acting credits include work with the American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, San Jose Repertory Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Ms. Lozano has taught throughout the Bay Area at such institutions as UC Davis, Saint Mary’s College, Berkeley Repertory School of Theatre, California Shakespeare Theater, Las Positas and Solano Colleges. She also translated Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, which premiered at the American Conservatory Theater in 2010, and Schiller’s Don Carlos, which premiered in the 2018 New Strands Festival.