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The Panza Monologues

Teatro Vivo presents the Austin premiere of The Panza Monologues Telling our truths straight from the panza. Written, compiled and collected by Virginia Grise and Irma Mayorga Directed and performed by Florinda Bryant and Deanna Deolloz with Eva Mc Quade…

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Teatro Vivo presents Aye, No! By Liz Coronado Castillo

  Teatro Vivo presents the Austin premiere of Aye, No! one abuelita, two tías, and three fairy drag queens a bilingual comedy written by Liz Coronado Castillo and directed by Ricky Ramon Performances are November 6 – 23, 2014 Thurs…

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Austin Latino New Play Festival Spotlight: Dramaturge Brianna Figueroa

  Brianna Figueroa was the dramaturge for Luchadora, which debuted on May 9, 2014, at the Mexican American Cultural Center in downtown Austin. After the show, I caught up with Brianna to ask her some questions about theatre, her job…

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Ding, ding, ding! Luchadora in the Ring!

Luchadora, written by Alvaro Saar Rios, was the second play to be debuted at the Austin Latino New Play Festival during mid-May. Luchadora opens with a scene between a grandmother, Lupita, and her granddaughter having a conversation and eventually discussing…

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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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What is Teatro Vivo?

By Monica Rodriguez Culture, arts, and heritage make us who we are. Teatro Vivo brings these things to life. Driven by the power of theater, Teatro Vivo is focused on raising cultural awareness. Since its opening in 2000, Teatro Vivo…

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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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