Reyna Bonaparte


Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Dominican Republic and my first language is Spanish.

What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?

I wish all of my family could live in NYC.


Where did you go to college?

Bard College

What was your favorite book in middle school?

House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros


What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

Creating original pieces of theatre with young people.

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

Watch live performances, TV shows, and movies.

What is your favorite quote?

"Your WORDS become your WORLD."- Nadeem Kazi