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Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Roxanne Schroeder-Arce is a scholar, artist and pedagogue. She is assistant professor and teaches theatre education in the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Texas at Austin and an affiliate in the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, the Department of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies and the Center for Women and Gender Studies. She is a Public Voices Fellow with the OpEd Project. Roxanne’s research interests include culturally responsive theatre education and Latino/a theatre for and with youth. She has published articles in journals such as Youth Theatre Journal, International Journal for Education and the Arts, Theatre Topics and Gestos. Roxanne’s bilingual plays Señora Tortuga, Legend of the Poinsettia, Sangre de un Ángel and Mariachi Girl are published by Dramatic Publishing and have been produced by various theatres and schools throughout the U.S. Roxanne also taught high school in Texas for several years and served as Artistic Director of Teatro Humanidad in Austin. As well as her playwriting, she is also a director and performer.

Schroeder-Arce’s web site can be found at: www.roxannearce.com

 

2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Sin Fronteras Festival & Convening
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2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Sin Fronteras Festival & Convening

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Join the LTC in Austin, TX for our first convening dedicated to work for young people!

24-26 January 2019
University of Texas at Austin, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
Demanding Action and Attention to Latina/o Theatre in Dallas
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Demanding Action and Attention to Latina/o Theatre in Dallas

Deferred Action by David Lozano and Lee Trull

June 30, 2016

Trevor Boffone and Roxanne Schroeder-Arce on the Cara Mía Theatre Company and Dallas Theater Center coproduction of the new play Deferred Action in Dallas, Texas.

Que Onda? An Interview with Bilingual Playwright Roxanne Schroeder-Arce
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Que Onda? An Interview with Bilingual Playwright Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

March 31, 2016

Moriah Flagler interviews Roxanne Schroeder-Arce about her process and recurring themes in her work.

Tomás and the Library Lady
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Tomás and the Library Lady

Framing an Expert’s Review

March 22, 2016

Roxanne Schroeder-Arce interviews her ten-year-old daughter Genevieve to get her thoughts on a recent theatre for young audiences show in Austin, Texas.

Latina/o Plays for Young Performers
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Latina/o Plays for Young Performers

A Resource for Teachers

February 08, 2016

Roxanne Schroeder-Arce shares a list of published Latina/o plays in the hopes that more of them will be produced in schools with Latina/o students.

Teatro Con Tenacidad
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Teatro Con Tenacidad

the Shape of Latina/o Theatre in Austin

June 19, 2015

In the second installment of our series on Latina/o theatre in Texas, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce and Emily Aguilar Thomas highlight the breadth of work happening in Austin. 

Young Latina Protagonists
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Young Latina Protagonists

New TYA Plays put Mexican American Girls Center Stage

June 11, 2015

Roxanne Schroeder-Arce on Cenicienta by Rupert Reyes and Caroline Reck, and Alvaro Saar Rios’ LUCHADORA!

Doing Community-Engaged Theatre Justice
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Doing Community-Engaged Theatre Justice

December 20, 2014

South Coast Rep shares model and journey of project El Largo Camino De Hoy with Encuentro 2014 attendees. Roxanne Schroeder-Arce reflects on the overall impact.