Bushwick Educational Campus, Brooklyn
Modesto Flako Jimenez is a Dominican-born, Bushwick-raised theater director, writer, poet, actor, producer, and educator. ATI & HOLA Award Winner for 2015 and 2016, NY Times and Wall Street Journal profiled, ‘Flako’ is best known for original productions and three signature festivals –Ghetto Hors D’Oeuvres, One Catches Light,and Oye! Avant Garde Night! – produced with his company Brooklyn Gypsies Collective. Flako has appeared on TEDxBushwick, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Charlie Rose Show.