Filmmaker & Continuing Lecturer at UC Santa Cruz
Born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Attended UCSC as a triple major (Bio, Chem & American Musical Theater Studies).
Moved to NYC in '83 and worked in theater.
Went back to school in '91 and earned a MFA in Film Directing at Columbia in '95.
I've taught a several universities and colleges in the Monterey Bay Area (Calif.) since 1999, including my alma matter, UC Santa Cruz.