On behalf of the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Hiring Committee and the entire LTC Steering and Advisory Committees, we are proud to announce the hiring of our new LTC Producer, Armando Huipe! As the new LTC Producer, Armando will be responsible for administering the LTC Steering Committee and forwarding the mission and actions of the LTC, a national movement that uses a commons-based approach to transform the narrative of the American theatre, to amplify the visibility of Latinx performance making, and to champion equity through advocacy, art making, convening, and scholarship. The LTC is a flagship program of HowlRound.
Armando Huipe (they/them) is a third-year MFA candidate in Theater Management at Yale School of Drama (YSD) and Managing Director of Yale Cabaret. They served as chair of Diversity & Inclusion on Yale's Graduate & Professional Student Senate, on the Student Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion to the Vice President and Secretary of Student Life at Yale University, and were a facilitator of the YSD Latinx Affinity Space, El Colectivo. They also were the Assistant Managing Director of YSD and Yale Repertory Theatre, as well as a management fellow at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California, USA. Prior to Yale, they were the Administrative Coordinator at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney | CalArts Theater) and a Development Associate at the Latino Theater Company in Los Angeles, California, USA. Armando was a founder of the Latinx Theater Alliance/Los Angeles where they worked on the Writers Circle, Playwrights Nest Festival, and annual regional convenings. They have also worked with Center Theatre Group, LA Philharmonic/Hollywood Bowl, and United States Artists. They received their BA in English Literature from University of California, Los Angeles.