District 2

Date of Contest:

Tech Day (Oct. 28)  Performance (Oct. 29)

Location of Contest:

Prince of Peace Christian School FAC
4004 Midway Road
Carrollton, TX 75007


                              Yadira Gonzalez

Yadira Gonzalez is a native of the lower Rio Grande Valley. She has studied at St. Edwards University and with the Maestro Arts Project.  She has over 15 years of experience in education, including four years, working with Dallas ISD as a Theatre art Teacher, Director, New Teacher Mentor, and Lead Facilitator.  She has earned the distinction of being a TEA – Recognized Teacher for her work at Hillcrest High School over the last three years.  As an educator, director, and first-generation Mexican America, Yadira believes theatre should be accessible to all and hopes to empower others through theatre and the arts. As the Education and Community Action Manager at Cara Mía Theatre, Yadira strives to empower students’ voices through Latinx Theatre.  Her work includes creating lessons for teachers and teaching artists focusing on elevating their students’ voices and stories.  Her work in the community focuses on bringing all people, regardless of background and experiences, together so that their voices can be heard regarding various topics, from abolition and immigration to racial healing and community awareness.


All Saints Episcopal School – Tyler
“One Lane Bridge”

Bishop Gorman Catholic School – Tyler
“The Butterfly”

Dallas Christian School – Mesquite
“The Old Man and The Old Moon”

Prince of Peace Christian School – Carrollton
“Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll and Hyde Play”

The Brook Hill School – Bullard
“The Comedian”

The Covenant School of Dallas – Dallas
“Babette’s Feast”