MetLife Nuestras Voces National playwriting Competition

 

YOU’VE GOT THE LOOK
By Silvia González S.
Directed by Victoria Collado (In English)

It is Rich’s dream to be the perfect actor for every role, but as a new Latino actor in Los Angeles, is he better off changing his name to fit the mold? Is he not Latino looking, or is he too Latino looking? He meets Manilla, an African-Cuban palm reader, who gives him a potion to gain a special power to be the perfect look for acting roles. His dream to be perfect for every role he auditions for comes true however, it comes with a huge price.

Tuesday, June 27th at 6:30 pm
212-225-9999
LINK: www.repertorio.nyc

 

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‘Alicia in Wonder Tierra’ kicks off CSUSB theatre season – CSUSB News

‘Alicia in Wonder Tierra’ kicks off CSUSB theatre seasonTOP STORIES November 2, 2016, by CSUSB Department of Theatre Arts 0 Comment    ShareCal State San Bernardino’s Department of Theatre Arts opens the 2016-2017 Barnes Theatre production season with “Alicia in Wonder Tierra (or, I Can’t Eat Goat Head),” by Silvia Gonzalez S., and the playwright on Nov. 2 visited the campus to meet with an acting class, giving them some insight to her work.When Alicia enters a Mexican curio shop with her mother, she accidentally finds herself transported into fantastic realms, filled with amazing creatures, brilliant Mexican imagery, and magical realism. Her adventure brings her face-to-face with Latin American traditions, appropriated pop culture symbols, and historic icons.While on her exciting adventure, Alicia begins to learn the difference between true heritage and stereotype as she attempts to find her way back home. This unique, family-friendly production features actors and puppets performing side-by-side in a space that reveals new wonders as each scene evolves.

Source: ‘Alicia in Wonder Tierra’ kicks off CSUSB theatre season – CSUSB News

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Alicia in Wonder Tierra – San Bernardino

Alicia in Wonder Tierra – San Bernardino

Playing November 11 – 20, 2016

Alicia in Wonder Tierra to be produced in San Bernardino this fall at CSU San Bernardino. The dates are: preview on Nov 10 and then shows the following 2 weekends at CSUSB (Nov 11-13, Nov 18-20), then performance at the Palm Desert campus on Dec 1 and 2 for schools during the day.

“Alicia in Wonder Tierra”
Written by Silvia Gonzalez S., Directed by Johanna Smith

When Alicia enters a Mexican curio shop with her mother, she accidentally finds herself transported into fantastic realms, filled with amazing creatures and brilliant Mexican imagery. Steeped in Latin American cultural icons, Alicia begins to learn the difference between tradition and stereotype as she attempts to find her way back home to her family. This unique, family-friendly production features actors and puppets performing side-by-side in a space that reveals new wonders as each scene evolves.

Silvia Gonzalez S. Alicia In Wonder Tierra

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Alicia In Wonder Tierra (or I Can’t Eat Goat Head)

Alicia In Wonder Tierra (or I Can’t Eat Goat Head)

Family Comedy 3-5F, 3-5M multiple set full-length loosely based on Alice in Wonderland, with a touch of The Wizard of Oz, we follow the whirlwind adventures of Alicia, a Hispanic Valley Girl teen.

Alicia, a bratty teen visits a Mexican Imports Curio Shop with her culturally passionate mother. Warned to be careful in the back room by the store keeper, Alicia bumps her head after tripping over Mexican pottery. She then finds herself in a journey through media induced stereotypes and icons which are hilarious comments on today’s multi-cultural society.

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Blanca Nieve and the Seven Boys

Blanca Nieve and the Seven Boys

Drama 3F, 4M and children actors multiple set Full length (in development)

A contemporary, Latino version of ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’Venezuela, South America. Blanca is ousted from her wealthy home by her evil step mother when her father becomes gravely ill. A servant is ordered to kill Blanca, but his heart gives way and he abandons her in the middle of a rain forest.

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