What is your identity? Defining my identity has continued to be something I’m still trying to figure out. Typically, I identify as a theatre artist of color but the full spectrum of my identity is best described as Afro-Latinx, Black, LGBQTIA+ theatre artist. What is your mission as a writer? I came up with this […]Read More Interview with Playwright Rachel Lynett
What is your identity? African American What are you working on? Two projects. The Podium : An New Musical about 1968 200M Olympic Medalists; Thommie Smith, John Carlos & Peter Norman American Skin : The Musical. This is about everyday Americans who have been murdered in this county because of the color of their skin. […]Read More Interview with Playwright and Screenwriter Eric Christopher Jones!
What is your identity? I am a Black woman. Writer. Fighter. Lover. Twerker. Some-time actor. Tell us about TWENTYEIGHT and other pieces that you are working on. TWENTYEIGHT is currently running at The Vortex. I just finished a full length play called Mingus about a famous black intellectual’s relationship with two of his students. I also recently […]Read More Interview with Playwright Tyler English-Beckwith
When I saw the name Yemaya’s Belly while looking on the Cara Mia website, I was intrigued. Yemaya is a part of the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria so I immediately did a bit of research on this piece. It is currently running at the Cara Mia theatre in Dallas (it will end on March 19, […]Read More Play Profile: Yemaya’s Belly
#Teatrolatinegro is invested in introducing you to Afro-diasporic artists who are out there doing the work. I came across actor Delpaneaux Wills (pronounced Del-pawn-o) on twitter and I quickly became interested in his work. Not only is he talented, but he has been on the critically acclaimed show Criminal Minds! Wills is both inspirational and […]Read More Reflection: Actor Delpaneaux A. Wills Inspires You to Follows Your Dreams
I met Hector Amaya in early 2015 while working at the Alley Theatre. When I found out that the dapper man (he was always dressed in suits) who raised money for the regional theatre, also wrote plays, I wanted to know more. He quickly became my colleague, and we swapped plays and gave each other […]Read More Interview with Playwright Hector Amaya