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Armando Huipe

Armando Huipe (they/them) is the Producer of the national Latinx Theatre Commons, serving as their primary project manager and facilitator. They have served as Managing Director of Yale Cabaret as well as chair of Diversity & Inclusion on Yale's Graduate & Professional Student Senate. As a member of the Student Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion to the Vice President and Secretary of Student Life at Yale University, they consulted on events on campus that presented D&I concerns and administrative reorganization of D&I resources at Yale. They were also a facilitator of the Yale School of Drama Latinx Affinity Space, El Colectivo at YSD. They had previously served as 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 and their MFA in Theater Management from Yale School of Drama.

2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Miami Regional Convening 
group of artists at convening gathered in a circle
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2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Miami Regional Convening 

12-14 July 2019
Florida International University
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.