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A Guide to Basic Politics

An idealistic aging millennial enlists the help of his jaded (and highly unqualified) friends for his mayoral run, and they find that navigating a campaign and local politics is not as fun or glamorous (or as easy) as they thought it would be.

  • Hiram Alexander Orozco
  • Project Type:
    Television Script
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Politics, Satire
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  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Austin Comedy Festival
    Austin, TX
    November 2, 2021
    Best Texas Short Screenplay
Writer Biography - Hiram Alexander Orozco

Hiram is a graduate of the University of Iowa where he received a BA in Theatre Arts along with a minor in English and an Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate. He is primarily a costume and lighting designer, but he has also trained in acting methods like Meisner, Grotowski, and Clown. He has worked professionally as a costume designer, playwright, and costume assistant in Iowa City, Chicago, Atlanta, and Washington, DC. Following graduation, he was employed by Arena Stage for their 2016-2017 season where he assisted a slew of regional and Broadway designers. In the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, Hiram has worked with All Star Theatre, Thirteen O’Clock Theatre, and Dancing at Tiffany’s as a costume and lighting designer. He is currently finishing a degree in Urban Planning at Arizona State University, and he is the Theatre Arts Director at Lamar Academy in McAllen ISD.

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