Current and past projects
SHrew Her 2019 -2020
Meet 5 queer women who share their personal stories on equality, love, live and loyalty. In Shakespeare’s adaptation of Taming of the Shrew Ira investigates what it means to become part of a system and ask the questions if our historical traditions are still relevant in this day and age and within the LGBTQ+ community.
Rel of Revolutie (Riot or Revolution) Trinti Mei 1969’
Riot or Revolution tells the story of the May 30th 1969 event on Curacao. Hundreds of Shell employees protested against equality & discrimination in the workplace . What started as a protest turned into a riot, or… revolution. With this play Ira takes us back to one of the most critical important events in the Dutch Caribbean that still has its open wounds unhealed today.
The Vagina Monologues (2015)
Hailed by The New York Times as "funny" and "poignant", and by the Daily News as "intelligent" and "courageous," The Vagina Monologues dives into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women’s experiences. This benefit production, premiered in 2015 at women's and men's correctional and re-entry facilities across NY state, features a cast of actors, activists and formerly incarcerated women.
She Baltimore (2011)
She Baltimore takes a look at domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ community. Set in the city of Baltimore, the play addresses how healthcare services and its relationship with communities that are often abstracted those who need it most. She’Baltimore ignites a conversation that is often ignored yet imperative to have. She’Baltimore is also an alternative love story which sets out to prove that in defiance of race, gender, socioeconomic status, and orientation- LOVE, through compassion and guidance, is an elusive mirror which reflects it's desire back to, and through us all.