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Until Next Year! The 6th Annual Austin Latino New Play Festival Comes to a Close

The Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) was held this weekend at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, where play writers got to premiere their work to an audience and get their thoughts in the talkback session after…

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Showtime: Austin Latino New Play Festival

As Teatro Vivo is preparing for its sixth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) in partnership with Script Works, many of our playwrights are also anxiously getting ready to present their stage readings that will take place from February…

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La Pastorela, a bilingual comedy for the whole familia!

La Pastorela, a bilingual comedy for the whole familia! Opens Thursday December 3 !

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Teatro Vivo is proud to present El Nogalar Written by Tanya Saracho. Directed by Rudy Ramirez.

“What would you risk for the land you love?” Starring Yesenia Yadira Herrington, Krysta Gonzales, Olivia Jimenez, Gricelda Silva, Jesus Valles Set Design by Ia Ensterä. Lighting Design by Patrick W Anthony. Costume Design by Jessica Gilzow. Sound Design by…

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Audition for the Austin Latino New Play Festival

Audition for the Austin Latino New Play Festival 2015 Announcing Auditions for Teatro Vivo’s Austin Latino New Play Festival 2015 March 24th and 25th 6:30 – 9:30 pm Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin 78701 Free…

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Diversity in Friendships

I glanced up from where I was writing this blog post and took a quick look at my two roommates watching TV in the living room. It’s around 9:00 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Each one of us has just…

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Dia De Los Muertos

When I hear someone talk about Dia De Los Muertos it’s easy for me to immediately  think of beautifully decorated sugar skulls put on display in the “Seasonal” section of convenience stores. This past week alone I’ve seen at least…

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You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Can’t Pick Family

“Families are like fudge… mostly sweet, with lots of nuts.” No family lives the perfect life. Think for a second of the movies “Cheaper By the Dozen”, “Freaky Friday”, “Mrs. Doubtfire”, and even TV shows such as “Parenthood” and “Modern…

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A Look Back at Vecinos

Vecinos, written by one of Teatro Vivo’s very own founders, Rupert Reyes, is a play that captures unforgettable bits of life, such as discovering love and passion again, and which reflects the timeless truth that love is closer than you…

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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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