Arián Blanco (Director) is set to direct the New York premiere of "Jane Ho" by John Pallotta at Theater Row this coming November. Most recently, he directed "Living in Exile...An Evening of Cuban Contemporary Theater," which featured the plays "Martínez" by Leopoldo Ramos and "Union City, NJ, Where Are You?" by Rogelio Martínez. Last October he directed the US premiere of "Dinosaurios" by Argentinean playwright Santiago Serrano as part of Teatro I.A.T.I.'s main stage season. Earlier, he directed "He and She" by Adrián Rodríguez as part of Debaun Center for the Performing Arts 2004 One Act Play Festival. He has directed other plays by Adrián Rodríguez including, "The Union City Plays" (2002) at the Park Theatre and the world premieres of "MO(U)RNING" (2003), "Dismiss All the Poets" (2002, Fringe Excellence Award in Direction,) "La Fabrica" (2001), and "Cuban Operator Please..." (2000), each debuting at the New York Fringe Festival. Blanco works as Program Associate for the New York State Council on the Arts. He has worked as a consultant for organizations such as the Arts & Business Council, The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, and the Hudson County Office of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. He is co-founder of the Hudson Exploited Theater Company (HExTC) and currently serves as its Volunteer Executive Director. Arián is a graduate of Penn State University.