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Carl(os) Roa

Carl(os) Roa is a creator, writer, performer, organizer, juicy Colombian bear, and effusive Miami transplant.

A proud alumni of the Headlong Performance Institute and Drexel University, (os)’ work explores the marginalized within the marginalized, and child-like revelry in performance. They’ve worked with numerous artistic organizations in Philadelphia, including The Wilma Theater, Taller Puertorriqueño, First Person Arts, Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, and Swim Pony Performing Arts.

Previous projects include From Beneath, It Lurks, a devised horror play; and Andean Mountains, which was the recipient of a residency provided by FringeArts and received its world premiere at Taller Puertorriqueño. They are also one of the organizers for Lxs Primxs, an interdisciplinary collective that creates performance art for a third culture following. Follow their website: www.carlparenthesisos.com

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La Complejidad De Mi Ciudad
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La Complejidad De Mi Ciudad

A Report on the LTC Miami in Motion Convening

19 September 2019

Carl(os) Roa reflects on the 2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Miami Regional Convening, which took place between 12 and 14 July.

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How to Model a Healthier Professional Culture That Benefits Marginalized Artists and Administrators
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How to Model a Healthier Professional Culture That Benefits Marginalized Artists and Administrators

1 May 2019

Carl(os) Roa offers thoughts on how organizations can create healthier workspaces, weaving in ideas from artists at Philadelphia Young Playwrights and Applied Mechanics.