Su Teatro to Bring ENRIQUE'S JOURNEY Encuentro Latino
Denver Chicano/Latino theater Su Teatro has been chosen from a field of 80 entries throughout the country to participate in the month long Encuentro Latino: A National Latina/o Theatre Festival in Los Angeles, California.
The company will perform the award winning production Enrique's Journey based on the Pulitzer Prize winning work by Los Angeles Times reporter Sonia Nazario, and adapted for the stage by Su Teatro Artistic Director Anthony J. Garcia.The company will perform for three weeks at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown Los Angeles. In anticipation of the Encuentro, Su Teatro will open their 2014 season with a remount of Enrique's Journey on September 18-October 4 2014.
The Los Angeles Theatre Center, in association with the Latina/o Theatre Commons, is proud to announce the 2014 LATC Encuentro.This groundbreaking festival will bring together 100 artists from across the country to explore the aesthetic, thematic, and cultural diversity in the field. The festival offers an exciting range of productions including Pulitzer Prize winning plays, English and Spanish language plays, devised theater, experimental work, community based plays and solo plays. Encuentro translates to "an encounter," a theme that is a core component of this festival as audiences and artists alike will be able to encounter and interact with companies from coast to coast. Over a dozen selected companies from across the country will perform in repertory over four weeks at the historic Los Angeles Theatre Center. The festival participants were chosen through an open application process by a selection committee made up of Latina/o Theatre Commons Steering Committee members.