Juliette Carrillo is a nationally recognized theater director, writer, and award-winning filmmaker from Los Angeles, California. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Carrillo has directed critically acclaimed productions across the country, including plays at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Repertory Theater, South Coast Repertory, Magic Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Arizona Theater Company, and Actor's Theatre of Louisville. An ensemble member and director of Cornerstone Theater, Carrillo has collaborated with numerous communities in creating original work. The American Film Institute selected her for its highly esteemed Directing Workshop for Women, where she wrote and directed her first short film Spiral. Her acclaimed short film a-litter-a-tion took home multiple awards at the Honolulu 48 Hour Film Project, including Best Overall, Best Writing, and Best Acting. She has received the National Endowment of the Arts/Theatre Communications Group Directing Fellowship and the Princess Grace Award, among others. Carrillo served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2015.