Kinan is a director, writer, educator and life-long member of El Teatro Campesino.
KINAN VALDEZ is a director, writer and ensemble member of El Teatro Campesino. Reared in the collective milieu of the famed social justice theater company, Kinan served as ETC’s Producing Artistic Director until 2016. As a director, Kinan explores the intersections between the mundane and the mythic. Aside from his theater work, Kinan is an educator at the University of California Santa Cruz and a national advisor for the Latinx Theatre Commons.