Mauro Flores, Jr. started his professional career as
a stage director in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas,
where he worked as a high school drama teacher
and as a freelance theatre director.
In 2005, he received his MFA in Dramatic Writing
from NYU. While at NYU, he won the 2004 Dept.
of Dramatic Writing Screenplay Festival for his
screenplay Rachel’s Quinceañera. He also received
a staged reading of his ten-minute play Dress of Stars at the 2004 Region III Kennedy
Center American College Theatre Festival in Allentown, PA.

In 2010, Mauro’s short puppet play Torso was produced by the Vanguard Repertory
Theatre in North Hollywood, CA. And in 2012, his full-length play The Smile School
received a staged reading through the Dramatists Guild's Friday Night Footlights.
In 2012, Mauro’s ten-minute play, A Streetcar Named Sigmund on a Jung Tin Roof
received a stage reading at Drekfest in Chicago, Ill.
His ten-minute play The Middle American was staged by Three of a Kind Theatre
Company for the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival. In 2014, his ten-minute play
Red and Black was staged as part of Company of Angels’ Annual ten-minute play
festival, LA VIEWS. And recently, his full-length play CHINGON received a staged
reading as part of Skylight Theatre Company’s PlayLab.

In 2011, Mauro wrote and produced the live-action superhero comedy webseries
The Trainee. In 2013, he wrote and directed the comedy short Night of the Hipsters
featuring Maria Canals-Barrera (Wizards of Waverly Place), which are both available
on YouTube. Most recently, Mauro completed his second short film, ALMA,
a psychological thriller. Additionally in 2013, Mauro was one of four people selected
for San Antonio’s CineFestival's inaugural Latino Screenwriters Project, which had
critical support from the Sundance Institute, for his screenplay, Rachel's Quinceañera.

Also an accomplished graphic artist and illustrator, Mauro has been commissioned by
CBS's How I Met Your Mother and Fox’s Dads, as well as by various production and
theatre companies in the LA area. Currently, he works as an Associate Show Producer
for CBS's "The Amazing Race".


Mauro Flores (I)