DePaul University Newsline > Sections > DeBuzz > Theatre School alumnus wins OBIE Award
By Russell Dorn /
March 16, 2023 /
Posted in: DEBUZZ /
Arturo Luís Soria, who graduated from The Theatre School in 2009 with a BFA in Acting, won an
OBIE Award for best performance for his one-man play "Ni Mi Madre" at the 66th OBIE Awards ceremony Feb. 27 in New York City.
Presented by the American Theatre Wing, the OBIE Awards honor Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway artistry.
during his acceptance speech, "I started writing this 15 years ago, and it was a class assignment [at DePaul]. I had high hopes for it then.
"This play has taken me around the world," Soria added. "It has taken me to Brazil, to Portugal, to the backroom of a bar and to a festival, to a classroom and Off-Broadway to the OBIE Awards."
Russell Dorn is a manager of news and integrated content in the University Marketing and Communications division.