Vita Morales

Vita Patrick Morales is an educator and playwright.  She has a BA in Italian Literature from Rutgers University, an MA in Theater and Film from Hunter College and an MS in Bilingual Education from Fordham University.   She has written 15 plays, some of which have been staged in New York City.  In 1988, Her play Francis of Assisi won the Dean’s Prize for the best Masters thesis in the Humanities and the Arts at Hunter where she was a four-time recipient of the John Golden Award for Playwriting.   Her one-act play, All God’s Children, was produced several times in New York and has won several awards.  She was the coordinator of the A&O Theater Company’s Childrens Division in Manhattan.  She was a member of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater’s Professional Playwrights Unit until moving to New Jersey in 1999.  She is currently developing a full-length script, The Diagonal Trilogy, with the help of the Playwrights Theater of New Jersey.  She is a reader for the Women Playwrights Competition at the Centenary Stage Company and serves as CSC’s volunteer coordinator.

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