After Scotland, Alberto was inspired to write and direct Walking To America which was also developed and produced at the 78th Street Theatre Lab. This play was based on a true story of a boy who walked from Honduras to America. It was so well received that it was published in NY Theatre’s “Plays and Playwrights 2005,” an anthology of off-Broadway plays. Other written works include: Nonnie (produced at Metropolitan Playhouse), Big Black Mexican Woman, #69, El Conejo, and PS 357. He is currently developing Hunting For Ewoks, based on real life stories of border patrol officers and the illegal immigrants who are captured in Arizona. Alberto also wrote and developed a new play based on Medea called Maria with Resonance Ensemble, of which he is a member.
Alberto received a B.A. in Theatre at Arizona State University. He also studied at The British American Dramatic Academy in Oxford, England. He continued his studies at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts receiving an MFA in Acting under Maggie Flanagan and William Esper.
Alberto has directed several shows including King Lear (featuring Austin Pendleton as Lear), Macbeth, Richard the III (winner: Queens Courier “Kudos” award for best director), Merchant of Venice, Servant of Two Masters, Raft of the Medusa, Look Back in Anger, Three Points Over the Vig, Leaving Lilly and many more.
Alberto is also a fight director, teacher and the Director of Third Year Studies at the Terry Knickerbocker Studio where he teaches acting for Film and Television. Alberto also teaches on-camera acting at NYU Tisch ETW, Stella Adler Studios and Fairleigh Dickinson University. Alberto is a member of AEA, AFTRA and SAG. He is also a member of HOLA (Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors) and NALIP (National Association Latin Independent Producers).