Dialogue/Diálogos readings in April

Friday, March 28th, 2014
Staged reading with Dialogue/Diálogos teaching artistsMembers of the Santa Ana community—and others—are invited to attend one or more staged readings of a new community-inspired play by José Cruz González. The play-in-development is part of Dialogue/Diálogos, a creative partnership between Read More

Richard Montoya’s ‘Water & Power’ Film

Monday, March 10th, 2014
richardmontoya_wpActor & playwright Richard Montoya, founding member of the Chicano comedy-theater troupe Culture Clash began adapting his neo-noir stage drama "Water & Power" for the screen in 2007. As a Sundance… Read More

The Talented Linda Nieves-Powell

Friday, August 9th, 2013
lindanievespowellWriter, Director and Producer Linda Nieves-Powell contacted me through the Twitterverse to inform me about her latest project which is a 2013 Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab Finalist.   Nieves-Powell's YO SOY LATINA! is now a screenplay entitled SIX OF ME.  It is a funny and very moving… Read More

Zoot Suit Riots 70 years later

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
The Zoot Suit Riots happened 70 years ago this week, In reminding relatives and friends they said "Yeah that was a long time ago. Why should we remember that?" and I must admit that was stunning. For me the reasons are clear… Read More

Octavio Solis Playwright & Director

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Author of over 20 plays, Octavio Solis is considered by many to be one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America. With works that both draw on and transcend the Mexican-American experience, he is a writer and director whose style defies formula, examining the darkness, magic and humor of humanity with brutal honesty and… Read More

Rene Millan: The Academic & The Artist

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
In a recent podcast of "The Academic & The Artist" actor Rene Millan describes landing the lead role in Culture Clash's 'American Night: The Ballad of Juan José'.

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Theater: Dialogue / Diálogos

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
HELP WRITE A PLAY BY SHARING YOUR STORIES! South Coast Repertory in partnership with Latino Health Access is working with Dialogue / Diálogos’ Story Circle project. They are requesting the experiences and help of the people in Santa Ana to create a… Read More

Evangeline REMIXED 2013

Friday, March 8th, 2013
Evangeline REMIXED is an About Productions "work-in-progress" multi-media play featuring musical performances by Grammy Award–winning Los Lobos musicians David Hidalgo and Louie Pérez.… Read More

Evangeline, the Queen of Make-Believe

Monday, May 14th, 2012
Last year Louie Pérez and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos were in the process of taking some of their music and turning it into a play. Turns out that Evangeline, the Queen of Make-Believe… Read More

The LATC presents The Vault: Bankrupt

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
The Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) presents a new production "The Vault: Bankrupt" written and performed by The Vault Ensemble from March 29 – April 21, 2012.… Read More