“Teatro y Activismo”: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Teatro Campesino in New York (4/18/15)

"Teatro y Activismo" by Teatrotaller (Cornell Univ.) & IC Teatro (Ithaca College)

“Teatro y Activismo” by Teatrotaller (Cornell Univ.) & IC Teatro (Ithaca College)


Join us to participate in “Teatro y Activismo,” a bilingual performance festival of new “actos” in the Teatro Campesino tradition, honoring the 50th anniversary of that classical Chicano theatre group.

Teatrotaller (Cornell University) will join with IC Teatro (Ithaca College) to present humorous, satirical short plays reflecting issues of importance to contemporary Latino/as.

When: Saturday April 18, 7:30-9:00 pm

Where: Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC)
301 W Court St. Ithaca, NY

Cornell University plays:
Español con Barreras – Directed by Lacie Rae Buckwalter
Las Dos Caras del Conductor – Directed by Joo Yoon Reii
No Puede Ser Love – Directed by Michelle Michelle Paola Garcia

Ithaca College Plays:
La familia moderna
Las noticias

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE by Teatro Travieso, directed by Cornell alum and College of Wooster professor, Jimmy Noriega


* Teatrotaller was founded in 1993 by a group of enthusiastic and energetic students in the Cornell campus. With the idea of preserving and promoting Spanish, Latin American and Latino cultures through theater, Teatrotaller has devoted itself to the production of plays in Spanish and “Spanglish.” Now, over twenty years later, Teatrotaller holds a well earned reputation for excellence in artistic performances. Teatrotaller has also performed internationally in Leige, Belgium; Puebla, Chiapas, and Mexico City, Mexico; Jerusalem; Quito, Ecuador; Bucharest, Romania; and Toronto, Canada as well as locally (New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia).

* Cosponsored by Cultura Ithaca!; SAFC, Latino Studies Program, Department of Comparative Literature, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University.

* Additional Performance at College of Wooster on April 11th and Dartmouth College on April 25th.

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