about

Becky and Baldwin makes funny/strange plays and films. Inspired by the weirdness of our lives and the world around us, we seek to create entertaining experiences that push boundaries and communicate with audiences in new and exciting ways.

 

Becky and Baldwin is Mara De La Rosa and Nicholas Pilapil.

founders

Mara De La Rosa is a queer-POC writer and producer of films and live shows. She is the co-host of the podcast Dealing, one-third of the sketch team One Outta Three, and co-creator of the queer web series BAES Welcome (streaming on OutfestNow). Her short films I Don’t Love You and BASTARD premiered at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival), and her one-minute film The Outbreak was an Audience Award Winner at Outfest FUSION. As the co-founder of Becky and Baldwin, she produces films and plays, including Other Plays and Real Love. In 2017, she co-founded Queenfest LA, an annual International Women’s Day variety show benefiting organizations supporting women throughout Los Angeles. She was a Film Independent Incubator Lab Fellow and Outfest Outset Fellow. She is currently a student and recipient of scholarships at The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade theaters.

Nicholas Pilapil is a Filipino American writer and producer. As a writer, his plays have been developed/performed with Artists at Play, Becky and Baldwin, East West Players, Fountain Theatre, Fresh Produce’d LA, IAMA Theatre Company, Playwrights Foundation, and The Vagrancy; and his short films have screened across the country at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival, Outfest FUSION, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. As a producer, he is passionate about developing new works by AAPI writers, and is a producer of Artists at Play. Nicholas has produced developmental readings at the National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2016) and Victory Gardens Theater (2018), and productions at East West Players, the Fountain Theatre, Long Beach State University, among others.