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Xavi Moreno

 
Birth Place:
Boyle Heights, Los Angeles
Bio:
XAVI MORENO is a native Angelino, born, raised, and staged ‚Äúeast of the river‚ÄĚ in the historic barrio of Boyle Heights. A kaleidoscope of talent, Xavi has written, directed, produced, designed and performed for multiple theater's including, Independent Shakespeare Co., Center Theater Group, Hero ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Boyle Heights, Los Angeles

Bio:
XAVI MORENO is a native Angelino, born, raised, and staged ‚Äúeast of the river‚ÄĚ in the historic barrio of Boyle Heights. A kaleidoscope of talent, Xavi has written, directed, produced, designed and performed for multiple theater's including, Independent Shakespeare Co., Center Theater Group, Hero ... (read complete bio)
 

Xavi Moreno Biography

XAVI MORENO is a native Angelino, born, raised, and staged ‚Äúeast of the river‚ÄĚ in the historic barrio of Boyle Heights. A kaleidoscope of talent, Xavi has written, directed, produced, designed and performed for multiple theater's including, Independent Shakespeare Co., Center Theater Group, Hero Theatre, Latino Theater Company, Cornerstone Theater, Company of Angels, Watts Village Theater Company, About Productions, & Casa 0101 to name a few. Grounded in his roots and community, Xavi teaches spoken word, theater, and creative writing through Los Poets del Norte, the Unusual Suspects and will.i.am's "i.am.college track" in Boyle Heights. Recognized as a Young Leader of Color by Theatre Communications Group, Xavi is also Social Media Ninga for Independent Shakespeare Co. & Producing Director for Company of Angels. Xavi es una flor chillante that rose through cracked concrete into the spotlight. He is testimony to the positive power that the word and stage can unearth in youth who have been pushed out from schools, into gangs, inside jails and out to tell their story under the spotlight and beyond its boundaries.





Xavi Moreno News

Latino Theater Company Presents Holiday Pageant LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE, DIOS INANTZIN Photo Latino Theater Company Presents Holiday Pageant LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE, DIOS INANTZIN
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Latino Theater Company returns to downtown’s Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels with the company’s signature holiday pageant, presented this year by El Gallo Giro. 

Center Theatre Group Premieres OEDIPUS EL REY Online Photo Center Theatre Group Premieres OEDIPUS EL REY Online
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2020

The multicamera, virtually produced reading of Luis Alfaro's ‚ÄúOedipus El Rey,‚ÄĚ premieres November 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. Pacific. The modern adaptation of a Greek classic is part of the ‚ÄúThe Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro‚ÄĚ which is presented on Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage in partnership with The Getty.

Latino Theater Company to Stream Production Of A MEXICAN TRILOGY, PART 1: FAITH Photo Latino Theater Company to Stream Production Of A MEXICAN TRILOGY, PART 1: FAITH
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2020

The Latino Theater Company presents an archival video showing of Part 1 of Evelina Fern√°ndez's acclaimed trilogy. Travel with the Morales family through decades of the Mexican-American experience, beginning with a remote mining town in Arizona during World War II.

Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording of Fully-Staged Production of LA OL Photo Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording of Fully-Staged Production of LA OLLA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

Tune in to La Olla - an archival video presentation of the Latino Theater Company's 2016 production. A bit player in a shady 1950s L.A. nightclub finds a pot full of cash in this adaptation, by Evelina Fern√°ndez, of the Roman comedy, The Pot of Gold by Plautus. I

Company of Angels Presents WHAT'S GOING ON? A Virtual Play Festival Photo Company of Angels Presents WHAT'S GOING ON? A Virtual Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020

Celebrating 60 years as Los Angelesa?? oldest non-profit theater company, Company of Angels presents a live-streamed event Whata??s Going On? A Virtual Play Festival: Watch Whata??s Going On? live on Saturday, August 1 & 8 at 8 PM PST on Youtube at https://bit.ly/CoAWhatsGoingOn, Facebook Live at Facebook.com/CompanyofAngels or via their Website at companyofangels.org/whatsgoingon

Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series Photo Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

The Latino Theater Company is going online with Latino Theater Co. LIVE, a series of online conversations hosted by Xavi Moreno.

Milwaukee Rep Offers Streaming Video of DESTINY OF DESIRE Photo Milwaukee Rep Offers Streaming Video of DESTINY OF DESIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2020

Karen Zacarias's hilarious play Destiny of Desire was set to end Milwaukee Rep's 2019/20 Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse. While the hope was to delay the production to June, that option is no longer possible.

Milwaukee Rep Has Announced the Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the Final Produc Photo Milwaukee Rep Has Announced the Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the Final Productions of the 2019/20 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020

Milwaukee Rep has announced the complete cast and creative teams for the final productions of the 2019/20 Season including the world premiere Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez in the Stiemke Studio March 24 - April 5, 2020; the world premiere event Hootenanny: The Musicale by celebrated musician David Lutken in the Stackner Cabaret March 27 - May 24, 2020; and the telenovela of passion and deception Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarías in the Quadracci Powerhouse April 21 - May 17, 2020.

PHOTO FLASH: Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents PERICLES at the Griffith Park Free  Photo PHOTO FLASH: Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents PERICLES at the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 1, 2019

Love is lost and found again in PERICLES, one of Shakespeare's most spellbinding plays. The young Pericles sets out for adventure, but gets more than he bargains for. Twenty-five years later, it's his daughter's turn to sail the high seas as she seeks to unravel the mystery of her birth. 

PERICLES Announced At The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival Photo PERICLES Announced At The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2019

This summer Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) presents the rarely-performed epic Pericles at the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, directed by ISC Co-Founder and Artistic Director, Melissa Chalsma. Pericles will begin previews on Saturday, July 27 at 7pm, will open on Saturday, August 3 at 7pm and perform through Friday, August 30 at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.  All ISC summer Shakespeare productions are FREE to the public! Pericles is the second of two productions being presented at this year's Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival. Twelfth Night is currently playing and will run in repertory through September 1.