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TeatroStageFest’s Encuentro: A socio-political and artistic conference
Start Date: 10/20/2012Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 10/20/2012End Time: 6:00 PM
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Conference Admission: $25 Students/Seniors $15

 

Special TeatroStageFest Discount (Use “TSF” Discount Code) for Conference Admission AND Amarillo performance on Oct. 20: General Admission $45. Students/Seniors: $25.

 

The Latino International Theater Festival of New York

 presents

TeatroStageFest's Encuentro

 A socio-political and artistic conference

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 1AM-6PM

 

Program:

§ 1PM-3PM: U.S. Latino Artists Reinterpret the Border. Screening of Alex Rivera’s uplifting documentary The Sixth Section, about the astounding achievements of a community of Mexicans in Upstate New York; panel discussion with Margarita Espada, Artistic Director of Teatro Yerbabruja, and German Jaramillo, Artistic Director of ID Studio NY, who collaborated both with professional actors and new immigrant communities.

§ 3PM-4PM: Networking at TeatroStageFest Lounge.

§ 4PM-6PM: At the Crossroads of a Dream: The Impact of the deferred action status and the DREAM ACT on a new generation of young Americans. Featured speakers present their points of view on the recently approved deferred action status for young “Dreamers” living in the U.S., and highlight the vital roles being played by universities, public institutions and community based organizations in educating and empowering a new generation of Latino leaders.

§ 8PM: Amarillo (Click here for show description of Amarillo). Closing Night performance. (Optional for Conference attendees. Use Special "TSF" Discount above.)

Amarillo is a presentation of Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America, supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation.

TeatroStageFest is a production of the Latino International Theater Festival of New York, Inc. (LITF/NY), a non-profit organization that promotes and supports U.S. Latino theater companies, and introduces New York audiences to groundbreaking theater productions from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain. Visit: www.teatrostagefest.org 212-695-4010


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Don't miss: Physical Theater Workshop by Jorge Vargas, Artistic Director of Teatro Linea de Sombra. Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 9AM-12PM. Info: www.teatrostagefest.org


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