FILM: 12 Monkeys, Phat Girlz, Dear God, It's My Party. TELEVISION: How to Rock! (Nickelodeon), Prison Break (FOX), NYPD Blue (ABC), Gideon's Crossing (ABC), The Rerun Show (NBC), Matt Waters (CBS). STAGE: 1997 New York Outer Critic's Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown, Off-Broadway; also winner of Best Play in a Smaller Theatre at 1995 Los Angeles Ovation Awards. The Origins of Happiness in Latin, penned at Mark Taper Forum's Latino Theatre Initiative, won the California Community Foundation's Brody Grant and the 2001 National Latino Playwriting Award. Pire’s screenplay, Hurricane Nena, written at HBO Latino Screenwriting Workshop, won a "Certificate in Recognition of Creative Excellence" from ABC Television. Producer of commercials for AZTECA Television; 2008 Producer’s Guild of America Diversity Workshop participant. Producer of two ongoing webisode series: the YouTube puppet webisode series LosTiteres.TV and a Latina "Sex in the City": Latinas En L.A. Puppeteer member of the 2010 Drama Desk Award nominated Jim Henson Company’s improvised puppet show: Stuffed & UnStrung. BFA from Southern Methodist University and the New World School of the Arts high school in Miami, Florida. Professor of Acting in Film at UCLA (2008-09); Acting at UCLA Extension (2011); Solo Performance and Improv at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.