Member Spotlight

Junipero Cruz

Associate Board Member

Artistic Director at 33rd Street Productions

What’s your favorite thing about Chi-AWE?

The community! Chi-AWE is dedicated to creating a strong ​network and authentic sisterhood that I wouldn’t have been ​able to find anywhere else. It’s really helped me come out of ​my shell and forge lasting and mea​n​ingful friendships.

What’s a fun fact about you?

I play field hockey and I’m in an adult club team here in ​Chicago called Windy City Field Hockey Club. It’s my favor​ite way of staying in shape and getting out my stress from ​the we​e​k​.

If not at a Chi-AWE event, where can we find you?

Running rehearsals on Illinois ​Institute of Technology and ​VanderCook College of Music. ​campus or at a local coffee shop ​working on a project and sipping ​on a cafe mocha with oat milk.

Professional Bio

Junipero Cruz is an Artistic ​Director at 33rd Street ​Productions Theatre Troupe at ​IIT/VCM. They will begin the​ir BFA in Stage Management i​n Fall ​2024.