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Mad-Lib Theatre
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Mad-Lib Theatre

Making Plays with Audience Stories

by Meggan Gomez
June 24, 2018
Introducing Ignited
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Introducing Ignited

Communiques from the LTC’s El Fuego initiative

by Irma Mayorga, Olga Sanchez Saltveit
October 24, 2016
Spotlight on the Regional Alliances
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Spotlight on the Regional Alliances

Colectivo Teatral Nuevo México

by Latinx Theatre Commons
July 25, 2015
Mad-Lib Theatre
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Mad-Lib Theatre

Making Plays with Audience Stories

24 June 2018

Director Meggan Gomez reflects on working with her youth ensemble based in New Mexico to create _____ Historias, a play that is created in real-time in response to stories shared by the audience.

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 Latina/o Theatre Commons championing scholarship around new Latinx plays.

Spotlight on the Regional Alliances
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Spotlight on the Regional Alliances

Colectivo Teatral Nuevo México

25 July 2015

The third installment of the Café Onda series on Regional Alliances focuses on Colectivo Teatral Nuevo México.

Cafecito
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Cafecito

Tricklock’s Revolution in the Southwest

13 January 2015

Georgina Escobar talks to Juli Hendren of Tricklock Company about Revolutions, an international festival held each year in Albuquerque, and the exciting symposium this year brings.

Cafecito
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Cafecito

Duking it out with a Southwest Troupe

30 September 2014

Albuquerque, New Mexico: We have a varied company, and we’re always looking to put on kick ass plays. It’s pretty cool that we have a company where any of our actresses could play Hamlet. And not like, “Female Hamlet”, but you know, Hamlet. Or where people of different races play siblings, without comment or explanation, and our audiences don’t bat an eye.

A Huge Epic in a Small Package
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A Huge Epic in a Small Package

11 September 2014

Georgina Escobar writes about traveling from New York to New Mexico to see Cascarones at Teatro Paraguas, and the affirmation this production brought after she waited to see it staged.

Dance and Social Justice
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Dance and Social Justice

22 November 2013

Many of us can attribute our path to the theater to a dynamic teacher in school: the teacher that inspired us or showed us a new side of ourselves. This series is a snapshot of today's high school theater educators across the country sharing about what they do and how and why they do this work.

Latino Theater In New Mexico—Still Going Strong After 400+ Years!
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Latino Theater In New Mexico—Still Going Strong After 400+ Years!

09 November 2013

With such a long history of Latina/o theatre, Linda López McAlister looks at the current picture by highlighting some current companies and history.

Latina/o Theatre Regional Alliances
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Latina/o Theatre Regional Alliances

A series of profiles of Latinx regional alliances from around the United States.