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Performance of the New York One-Minute Play Festival of Latino Voices at INTAR Theatre in New York—Sunday 4 November 2012

After being postponed due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York City, The One-Minute Play Festival & INTAR Theatre presented The New York One-Minute Play Festival of Latino Voices livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 18 November 2012.

Featuring brand new one-minute plays by:
José Rivera
Kristoffer Diaz
Migdalia Cruz
Caridad Svich
Mariana Carreño King
Julián Mesri
Matthew Paul Olmos
christopher oscar peña
Flor De Liz Perez
Carmen Rivera
KJ Sanchez
Tanya Saracho
Tatiana Suarez-Pico
Andrea Thome
Cándido Tirado
Juan Franciso Villa
Maria Alexandria Beech
Raúl Castillo
Julissa Contreras
Fernanda Coppel
Michael John Garcés
Carmen Pelaez
Carlos Murillo
Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
J. Julian Christopher
Alejandro Morales
Edwin Sanchez
Gloria Calderón Kellett

Directed by: Julián Mesri
Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
Jerry Ruiz
Melissa Crespo
Alex Correa
Daniel Jaquez

Curated by: Dominic D’Andrea

In honor of their sixth year, The One-Minute Play Festival (OMPF) will present the first of six different events of a season-long investigation focusing on the diverse artistic community of New York City.

OMPF and INTAR Theatre (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director; John McCormack, Executive Director) have created a dynamic partnership to present the first NY New York One-Minute Play Festival Of Latino Voices, one-half of the proceeds from which will benefit INTAR’s community based programming.

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The One-Minute Play Festival (OMPF) is an NYC-based theatre company, founded by producing artistic director Dominic D’Andrea. OMPF works in partnership with theatres sharing playwright- or community-specific missions across the country. In each city, OMPF creates locally sourced playwright-focused community events, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion by representing local cultures of playwrights of different age, gender, race, cultures, and points of career.

The work attempts to reflect the theatrical landscape of local artistic communities by creating a dialogue between the collective conscious and the individual voice. OMPF works with partnering organizations to identify programs or initiatives in each community to support with the proceeds from the work. The goal is to find ways to give directly back to the artists in each community. Supported programs have ranged from educational programming, youth poetry projects, teaching artists working in prisons, playwright residencies and memberships, and community arts workshops.

Partnerships have been created with theaters in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New Brunswick, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, and New York. Current and past partnerships include: Primary Stages, Victory Gardens Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, The Playwrights Foundation, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Express, InterAct Theatre, Mixed Blood, Passage Theatre, and others.

INTAR (International Arts Relations, Inc.) is an organization committed to the development of “theater arts without borders.” Over the past four decades, INTAR has produced classics, Latino adaptations of classics, cabarets, and 70 world premiers of plays written by Latino Americans, including 2005 Oscar nominee José Rivera and Pulitzer Prize recipient Nilo Cruz.

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