Category: featured


Austin Latino New Play Festival Spotlight: Director Emily Aguilar-Thomas

Emily Aguilar-Thomas was the director for Cielito Lindo and is a Master’s of Fine Arts Candidate (MFA) in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities at the University of Texas at Austin. Her expected completion is May 2015. After the…

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Sky’s the Limit: A Look At Cielito Lindo

Cielito Lindo, written by Stephany Cavazos, debuted at the Austin Latino New Play Festival on May 8, 2014.  Cielito Lindo follows the story of Florencia “Sky,” a Latina schoolgirl growing up in Texas during the mid to late 20th Century….

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ALNPF 2014 Spotlight: Stephany Cavazos

By: Nikki Dulay With the fourth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival happening in just a few days, we wanted to spotlight one of the playwrights, third year theatre and dance major at The University of Texas at Austin Stephany…

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Teatro Vivo presents our fourth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival!  

By Katherine Fan Teatro Vivo is excited to be presenting the fourth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF), in collaboration with ScriptWorks, from May 8 -10 at 8 p.m. at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. A…

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Familia Feature: Pulga Time Machine’s Minerva Villa

Post by: Katherine Fan For the final week of “Pulga Time Machine”, we interviewed Teatro Vivo’s very own Selena – actress Minerva Villa! Villa stars in “Pulga Time Machine” as the famous Tejano singer, in addition to sassy Karla, outspoken…

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Pulga Time Machine: What would the world be like if Selena had lived? Imagínate!

 Post by: Merced Elizondo Graphic by: Katherine Fan   Pero en serio, what if we still had our beloved Selena? That is the question in a brand new sketch comedy show, “Pulga Time Machine,” from Austin’s very own Mexcentrics Troupe!…

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Familia Feature: Rupert and JoAnn Reyes

We caught up with Teatro Vivo’s power couple, Artistic Director and Executive Director, Rupert and JoAnn Reyes to see what they are thankful for this year. What is something that you really appreciate about the Teatro Vivo family?  Rupert– First,…

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