Ian Robles is a Puerto Rican theatre-maker who writes theatrical, bold and chaotic plays about colonialism, failure and the resilience of the human spirit. He’s a 2023 O’Neill (NPC) semifinalist and was a finalist for The Orchard Project’s 2022 Adaptation Lab and The Bushwick Starr 2022 Reading Series. He was also a recipient of the Abniel Marat Award for best playwright at the FUERZAfest 2018. His works have been produced at Teatro LATEA, Teatro Pregones and the Julia de Burgos Performance and Arts Center. He’s a member of the LatinX Playwright’s Circle. Since 2016, he’s been a member of the Puerto Rican theatre company La Bicicleta, where he collaborates as an actor and playwright. MFA in Playwriting, 2023, Hunter College (with Christine Scarfuto, David Adjmi, Mia Chung, Lisa D’Amour and Maria Striar.