V-Day Austin Español auditions on Oct. 4 at

V-Day Austin Español is having auditions for Los Monólogos de la Vagina this Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1515 Grove Blvd from 2-5 p.m. Join them in their 9th season of bringing Eve Ensler’a Los Monólogos de la Vagina to Austin!! No experience necessary, but you do have to have the ganas to work in a […]

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance to present ‘Esperanza Rising’

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance is performing a play based on the beloved children’s story Esperanza Rising at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. Performances are running until Oct. 12. After tragedy strikes, Esperanza, a young, privileged girl in Mexico, is forced to flee to California where she works in […]

Alta Teatro presents ‘Burundanga’ at the MACC beginning May 22

Beginning May 22 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexcian American Cultural Center, the Austin Latino Theater Alliance (ALTA) will present Burundanga. Directed by renowned director Alejandro Pedemonte, Burudanga is the successful comedy by the Spanish playwright Jordi Galceran.

Austin Latino Theatre Aliance presents ‘A Glimpse of the Texas-Mexico Border’

A new installment in the series by the Austin Latino Theatre Aliance (ALTA) HABLA Teatro, “A Glimpse of the Texas-Mexico Border,” will be hosted on Mar. 29 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center through Teatro Chicano de Laredo. ALTA was founded in 1998 and is an organization working to unite and support […]

Feature: ‘Pulga Nation’ takes comedic look at flea market culture

The pulga, or flea market, may seem unworthy to many as it is a place where people go find the cheapest products, but it has been seen as a worthy setting to writers Omar Gallaga and Raul Garza who made it the main centerpiece in their upcoming comedy show titled ‘Pulga Nation.’

Feature: Teatro Vivo’s ‘Cuento Navideño’ brings Latina perspective to Dickens Christmas classic

With a twist to the Christmas classic ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, Teatro Vivo brings us the return of the adaptation ‘Cuento Navideño: Bah Humbug in the Barrio!’ at the Long Center for Performing Arts. The play runs Dec. 6 through Dec. 16.

Austin Latino Theater Alliance peresents annual play, ‘La Pastorela’

ALTA presents their annual La Pastorela Christmas play where morals and family values are taught through humor and tradition.

Austin Latino Theater Alliance presents “CUERDAS” a play by Barbara Colio

The Austin Latino Theater Alliance kicks off its 2012-2013 season with the presentation of the play Cuerdas (strings) written by Barbara Colio, and directed by Daniela Ruiz.

Teatro Vivo Comes to Life at the Austin Latino New Play Festival

Rupert Reyes, Joanne Reyes-Carreon and Roxanne Schroeder-Arce of Austin’s own, Teatro Vivo, changed my mind about contemporary theater. I ignorantly have written off theater as a lost art form that is beyond resuscitation due to the publicity that is currently accessible in the U.S.  Large scale productions such as Jersey Boys, Shrek the Musical, and […]