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Armando Huipe

Armando Huipe (they/them) is a third-year MFA candidate in Theater Management at Yale School of Drama (YSD) and Managing Director of Yale Cabaret. They served as chair of Diversity & Inclusion on Yale's Graduate & Professional Student Senate, on the Student Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion to the Vice President and Secretary of Student Life at Yale University, and were a facilitator of the YSD Latinx Affinity Space, El Colectivo. They also were the Assistant Managing Director of YSD and Yale Repertory Theatre, as well as a management fellow at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California, USA. Prior to Yale, they were the Administrative Coordinator at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney | CalArts Theater) and a Development Associate at the Latino Theater Company in Los Angeles, California, USA. Armando was a founder of the Latinx Theater Alliance/Los Angeles where they worked on the Writers Circle, Playwrights Nest Festival, and annual regional convenings. They have also worked with Center Theatre Group, LA Philharmonic/Hollywood Bowl, and United States Artists. They received their BA in English Literature from University of California, Los Angeles.

A Leap of Faith to Seattle
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A Leap of Faith to Seattle

3 March 2016

Armando Huipe describes the organizing principles behind the upcoming Latina/o Theatre Commons convening in Seattle, WA.

2015 LTC Carnaval Breakout Session Reflections
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2015 LTC Carnaval Breakout Session Reflections

4 September 2015

A report out on 2015 LTC Carnaval Breakout Sessions on advocacy, artmaking, convening/networking, and scholarship. 

A More Equal Theater
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A More Equal Theater

23 July 2014

In this last installment, Armando Huipe shares his observations about the identity affinity groups at the 2014 TCG Conference.