This is a four-day festival of new and avant-garde performance from the Vortex
and Avant Theatre Project
, designed to explore the many permutations and intersections of Latinx identity in the 21st century and beyond
, featuring work from playwrights, solo performers, and improv troupes exploring and critiquing the ways that Latinidad engages with questions of race, ethnicity, color, gender, sexuality, religion, class, and citizenship. Jesus I. Valles’ one-man show (Un)Documents
is part of this. The Latinauts
' improvised sci-fi telenovelas are another. Also, Sin Verguenza from the reigning Queen of Texas Burlesque, Chola Magnolia
; readings of plays by Krysta Gonzales
and Briandaniel Oglesby
; and a workshop of Glass Half Full
’s collaboration with Jesus I. Valles and Gricelda Silva
, which will use the myth of El Cucuy
to speak about ICE and the Border Patrol. ¡Oralé!
Wed.-Sat., Aug. 15-18; see website for times. $15-50.