READER’S THEATRE: MEXICAN PLAYWRIGHTS
Nov 12-Dec 10, 2020
Let us introduce you to amazing Mexican playwrights whose works are deeply rooted in a heritage of storytelling. Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Artistic Director of the Mexican American Conservatory Theatre, will guide you through a new play each week. With a combination of English translations and source materials for Spanish-language speakers, you’ll read and discuss select scenes as a group. You don’t need to speak Spanish to enjoy or participate in this class. (*Scripts will also be provided in the original language for students who read Spanish.) Come celebrate these proud Mexican storytellers!
Dates: 11/12-12/10 (4 class sessions, no class 11/26)
Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00-7:15 pm (75 minutes)
Instructor: Francisco Javier Rodriguez
Note: *This class is for ages 18+
TEACHING ARTIST BIO
Francisco Rodriguez is a theatre-maker, primarily as an actor and educator. He has worked with a number of theatre companies and schools within the bay area. Francisco is the founder of Teatro Sublingual; developed while living in Guadalajara, Mexico and the Artistic Director of the Mexican American Conservatory Theatre. His work focuses on spreading and uniting the diverse and rich art of Mexico and Latin America. FranciscoTeatro.com. As a teaching artist at NCTC, Francisco is excited to serve communities in need of arts education.
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