Theatre @ Boston Court to Present SE LLAMA CRISTINA, 1/16-2/23
Robert Castro received his MFA degree in Directing from Yale School of Drama in 1998. He was later the recipient of a Fox Foundation Fellowship (2000) and a Van Lier Directing Fellowship. In addition, he has been a resident or associate artist at such significant venues as the Institute for the Arts and Civic Dialogue at Harvard University (1998-1999), the Mark Taper Forum (2003-2005), and El Teatro Campesino. Mr. Castro was a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in 1998 and a member of the New York Theatre Workshop in 2000. Mr. Castro's productions feature a formal and highly visual approach utilizing masks, stylized movement, and choreography. They have been mounted at some of the premier regional theatres and performance schools in the nation, including the Santa Fe Opera, the Mark Taper Forum, and the La Jolla Playhouse. Mr. Castro has been a frequent collaborator with some of the towering figures of the American stage such as director Peter Sellars. He has taught at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, in the "Speak to Me" Program, at San Francisco State University, in Chicano/a and Latino/a theatre, and courses in acting and directing.
Se Llama Cristina is supported in part by the City of Pasadena, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, The Shubert Foundation, The American Theatre Wing, The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, The National New Play Network, Founding Director Z. Clark Branson, and the generous contributions of The Theatre @ Boston Court supporters and contributors.
The Theatre @ Boston Court is the award-winning resident theatre company at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA. Michael Seel, Executive Director; Jessica Kubzansky and Michael Michetti, Co-Artistic Directors; Hillary Metcalf, Managing Director.
Se Llama Cristina previews for six performances beginning January 16, opening January 25 and runs Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through February 23 with an added performance on Wednesday, October 2 and Wednesday February 19. Preview tickets are priced at $17 and regular performances at $34. Senior, student and group discounts are also available. Visit BostonCourt.org for special events related to Se Llama Cristina. Tickets can be purchased online at BostonCourt.org or by calling (626) 683-6883.