Convenings: Carnaval 2015

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Ignited
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Ignited

Interview with Ricardo Gutiérrez

by Laura Lodewyck, Ricardo Gutiérrez
6 November 2016
Introducing Ignited
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Introducing Ignited

Communiques from the LTC’s El Fuego initiative

by Irma Mayorga, Olga Sanchez Saltveit
24 October 2016
El Paso Blue Rides Again
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El Paso Blue Rides Again

by José Carrasquillo
28 August 2016
Ignited
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Ignited

Interview with Ricardo Gutiérrez

6 November 2016

Laura Lodewyck interviews director Ricardo Gutiérrez about his production of Mando Alvarado’s Parachute Men, produced at Teatro Vista as part of the LTC’s El Fuego initiative.

Introducing Ignited
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Introducing Ignited

Communiques from the LTC’s El Fuego initiative

24 October 2016

Irma Mayorga and Olga Sanchez introduce a new initiative from the Latinx Theatre Commons championing scholarship around new Latinx plays.

El Paso Blue Rides Again
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El Paso Blue Rides Again

28 August 2016

Director José Carrasquillo shares his first encounter with Octavio Solis’ El Paso Blue and his journey to directing the piece.

Curtain Call
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Curtain Call

Moments from Café Onda 2015

27 December 2015

The Café Onda editorial board celebrates the past year.

Que Onda? with Virginia Grise
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Que Onda? with Virginia Grise

19 November 2015

Jennifer S. Ponce de León interviews playwright Virginia Grise about her plays, her process, and her vision for the future of Latino/a theatre.

Coffee and chat
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Coffee and chat

Marisela Treviño Orta

27 October 2015

Abel Muñoz interviews Marisela Treviño Orta

Cafecito
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Cafecito

Mando Alvarado

2 October 2015

Jamie Gahlon interviews Mando Alvarado about the inspiration for his play Parachute Men, his writing process, and the challenges facing the American theatre.

Cafecito
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Cafecito

Diane Rodriguez

13 September 2015

Christopher Goodson interviews Diane Rodriguez about her process for developing The Sweetheart Deal.

Showcase of the New American Theatre
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Showcase of the New American Theatre

Latinx Theatre Commons’ Carnaval 2015

8 September 2015

Tiffany Ana López on the LTC’s Carnaval of New Latina/o Work hosted by the Theatre School at DePaul University July 23-25, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

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. 

Confessions of a Convert
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Confessions of a Convert

22 August 2015

Lisa Portes on the power of shared leadership and collective action as embodied by the Latinx Theatre Commons.

Carnaval 2015
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Carnaval 2015

Day 3

26 July 2015

Luis Alfaro reports on the third day of Carnaval, and shares the note the community ended on—commitment and movement. 

Carnaval 2015
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Carnaval 2015

Day 2

25 July 2015

Olga Sanchez reports on Carnaval 2015, Day 2, sharing summaries of conversations and the three readings of the day.

Carnaval 2015
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Carnaval 2015

Day 1

24 July 2015

Georgina Escobar reflects on Day 1 of Carnaval 2015.

Carnaval 2015 Opening Remarks
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Carnaval 2015 Opening Remarks

24 July 2015

Lisa Portes, P. Carl, and José Luis Valenzuela offer opening remarks on Carnaval 2015 at the Theatre School at DePaul University.

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The Latinx Theatre Commons’ 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work
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The Latinx Theatre Commons’ 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work

Thursday 23 July to Saturday 25 July 2015
Chicago, IL, United States

The Latinx Theatre Commons presented the 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work—a showcase of new work by Latina/o playwrights and theatremakers in the United States—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 23 July to Saturday 25 July. Download the full Carnaval program here

A Snapshot of Latina/o Theatre in Chicago
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A Snapshot of Latina/o Theatre in Chicago

22 July 2015

Kristiana Colón, Henry Godinez, Isaac Gomez, Ricardo Gutierrez, Sandra Marquez, and Alexandra Meda reflect on the Latina/o theatre scene in Chicago.  

Interview with Diane Rodriguez
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Interview with Diane Rodriguez

Reflections on a Career Well-Spent

16 June 2015

Beatriz Rizk interviews Diane Rodriguez, Associate Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group and TCG Board President.

Join us at Carnaval 2015!
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Join us at Carnaval 2015!

1 May 2015

The Latinx Theatre Commons Steering Committee invites you to attend Carnaval 2015, July 23-25 at the Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago.

Presente
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Presente

A Roll Call of New Latina/o Plays

29 April 2015

The twelve plays to be showcased at Carnaval 2015 are just the tip of the iceberg. The totality of the plays submitted for consideration represents the depth and breadth of artistic ambition within the Latina/o theatremaking community.

Announcing the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work
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Announcing the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work

13 April 2015

The Latina/o Theatre Commons announces the lineup for the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work, hosted by The Theatre School at DePaul University July 23-25th in Chicago.  

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Call for Submissions for the Summer 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work
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Call for Submissions for the Summer 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work

31 October 2014

The Carnaval endeavors to increase the visibility of work by Latina/o playwrights and to encourage the production of that work in the nation’s theaters. The event will include eight readings of new work representing the four geographical regions of the United States; three pieces by master Latina/o directors devised with DePaul Theatre School students; and conversations between producers and the Latina/o theatermaking community.

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Towards a Hub for Latina/o Theater Artists
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Towards a Hub for Latina/o Theater Artists

1 November 2013

In 2004 and 2005, two seminal Latino/a theatre incubators closed down. Since then, we’ve started to say our dreams aloud of find a new supports and a new hub.