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Kevin Becerra

Kevin Becerra currently works as the Artistic Engagement Manager at ArtsEmerson where he produces events and facilitates conversations between artists and audiences. He is an active member of the Latinx Theatre Commons steering committee and an alumnus of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals Emerging Leadership Institute and SPARK Boston. Previous positions include National New Play Network Producer in Residence at Actor’s Express in Atlanta and Allen Lee Hughes New Play Producing Fellow at Arena Stage in Washington, DC. He holds a BFA in Theatre History and Dramaturgy from the University of Arizona. 

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. 

On Putting Raisins and Black Olives in Pork Tamales and Living the Latina/o Theatre Commons
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On Putting Raisins and Black Olives in Pork Tamales and Living the Latina/o Theatre Commons

23 July 2015

Kevin Becerra explores becoming comfortable in his identity as a Latino who speaks more Yiddish than Spanish. 

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Celebrating Our Imperfections
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Celebrating Our Imperfections

A Conversation with Adina Tal of Israel’s Nalaga’at Center

10 April 2014

In this installment of the Disability in Theatre seriesKevin Becerra interviews Adina Tal, Founder and Artisitc Director of  Nalaga’at Center in Tel Aviv, on her production of Not by Bread Alone

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Artistic Engagement at ArtsEmerson
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Artistic Engagement at ArtsEmerson

17 March 2014

Boston’s neighborhoods, some of whose origins can be traced to the 1630s, have been home to myriad political and cultural shifts over the centuries—a concept that blew my California-raised mind. It was somewhat intimidating to move to a city with such a wonderful and complex past and getting charged with the task of creating spaces for conversation across the various communities.

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My First Humana
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My First Humana

29 March 2012

Kevin Becerra recounts his first time at the Humana Festival, and what it's like to head to the mythical center of new play development.