Imagining Activism – Creating Work That Touches Hearts And Minds Of Our Community

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IMAGINING ACTIVISM – creating work that touches hearts and minds of our community
taught by Tlaloc Rivas, director of Johanna: Facing Forward
A collaborative workshop that combines rigorous physical and creative exercises that focuses on how we can create work based on social / economic / environmental issues.
Saturday, May 30th, 12-5pm
Fee: $60.00*

Tlaloc Rivas is a writer, director, and theatre-maker who creates, develops and directs new plays focusing on the complexity, diversity and history of Latina/os in the United States and abroad. He also directs bilingual plays, classical and contemporary pieces, and new work by some of America's most exciting writers. Originally from Baja California, Mexico and raised in Northern California, Tlaloc graduated with honors from the University of California Santa Cruz, and received his MFA in Directing from the University of Washington’s School of Drama. He splits his time between Iowa City (as Assistant Professor of Theatre at The University of Iowa) and Pittsburgh, where his wife Megan teaches at Carnegie Mellon University. He also enjoys running and hiking with his dog Xóchitl. Tlaloc is a co-founder of the Latina/o Theatre Commons and serves on the Editorial Board of its online platform, Café Onda. As former Co-Chair of the LTC's National Steering Committee, he helped organize the largest gathering of Latina/o artists in 25 years at Emerson College, Boston. He is a member of ATHE's Latina/o Focus Group, a member of the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) and an Associate Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers, the national union for stage directors and choreographers.

*SIGN UP FOR BOTH WORKSHOPS (visit this link for the other workshop: )and GET THE SPECIAL PRICE OF $100.00*

Workshops take place at Cleveland Public Theatre. Space is limited and there is a workshop application. Application is due May 25th 2015. Contact CPT Education Associate, Faye Hargate, @ for application information.
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