Carmen’s plays have been nominated for twelve local and national awards. In 2002, her play The Refugee Hotel won the Jessie Richardson New Play Center Award. Carmen is currently working on the plays Broken Tailbone, Anywhere but Here, and The Trial with Tina Modotti.

Chile Con Carne 

An eight-year-old girl living in exile from Chile with her family experiences and internalizes racism.

The Refugee Hotel

A group of Chilean refugees in a Vancouver hotel in 1974.

The Trigger

A violent rape forever changes the lives of two girls.

Carmen talks about the importance of the Latin theater in Canada.