SplitSeed Productions Founders

Ana Cornide on the Left and Trayce Peterson on the right

Ana Cornide

is a native of Madrid, Spain and received her BA and MA degree in Spanish and Latin American Literature from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She received her PhD in Spanish from the University of Virginia. She previously taught at Earlham College and currently is an assistant professor and the Director of Community Outreach for the Spanish and Portuguese Department at the University of Arizona. Alongside her academic career, she has acted in and directed Spanish language plays in Spain, Argentina, and the USA. Ana served as dramaturge for the final plays of Borderlands’ 2015-16 season, The Ghosts of Lote Bravo by Hilary Bettis and Digna by Patricia Davis. She was the producer and curator of the Binational Encuentro Female: Migrations

Trayce Peterson

is a native of Philadelphia, PA and received her BA and MDiv from Earlham College and Earlham School of Religion, respectively. Currently, she is finishing up a Master’s of Social Work at Arizona State University. Trayce produced various shows at Earlham College. These included two Art Is Our Resistance concerts that featured artists such as Rebel Diaz, Dead Prez, and Shadia Mansour as well as a spoken word show featuring Remi Kanazi. She served as one of the organizers for the Empty Chairs Project associated with the play Digna by Patricia Davis and was one of the producers of the Binational Encuentro: Female Migrations. Currently, she serves as the dramaturge for the play Apples in Winter by Jennifer Fawcett.