North park Repertory Theatre and Amigos del REP are proud to announce the lineup for the Fourth Annual San Diego REP Latinx New Play Festival streamed online that is live 4-6, 2020. Below could be the routine for the 2020 Latinx brand New Enjoy Festival like the four staged readings and the event showcase manufacturing of Spanking Machine.
Festival passes will be around quickly. We extremely appreciate the ongoing work of our Latinx brand New Enjoy Festival musicians. Therefore we suggest that $50 is a fair value price for this yearвЂ™s festival pass that we can continue to support the festival and its artists. But, it really is similarly essential to us that whoever really wants to access the event as well as the performs presented has the capacity to achieve this. Please feel free to pick an amount choice, between $0 and $100, that best you prefer as well as your circumstances that are current. Information on how to see the readings, spotlight performance and other occasions will likely be incorporated into your purchase verification email.
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Friday, September 4th 4:00pm Directing Panel*5:00pm Machine Learning by Francisco Mendoza7:00pm Opening Reception*
Saturday, September 5th 11:00am Designer Showcase*12:00pm Sapience by Diana Burbano2:00pm Dramaturgy Panel*3:00pm Extreme Home Makeover by Makasha Copeland6:00pm Spanking device written and done by Marga Gomez
Sunday, September 6th11:00am Frontera Project Panel*12:00pm Historical Context Panel*1:00pm The Cucuy Will See You by Jaymes Sanchez3:00pm Closing Playwrights Panel*
*Panel explanations provided below play summaries
‘Machine Learning’ – Friday Sept. 4 at 5:00 p.m.When his estranged, alcoholic dad is identified as having liver cancer tumors, computer scientist Jorge dreams up a nursing software to control the condition in the stead. Because the device’s abilities grow, nonetheless, the chance of making it in control of the procedure gets to be more genuine, forcing Jorge to reckon with his obligations as a sonвЂ”and being a creator.
Francisco Mendoza (Playwright) can be A argentinian author currently staying in Brooklyn, NY after investing a long period in Brazil. Their work is presented or developed during the Lark, the latest Group, the MacDowell Colony, and Northern Stage, and others. Their scripts consist of stage plays device Learning (Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Playwriting), Tooth for Tooth (Finalist, Sundance Theater Lab; Finalist, Princess Grace Playwriting Fellowship), and Patriarch; TV pilot Land Most Loved (Finalist, Sundance Lab); and podcast Hairy thighs Hannah’s Feminist Quarter-Hour, that he co-wrote and directed following A kickstarter that is successful campaign. MFA – Tisch class regarding the Arts.
‘Sapience’ – Saturday, Sept. 5 at 12:00 p.m.Elsa is a physician of Primatology who may have up-until-now, effectively concealed her diagnosis of Autism. She’s presently working at a zoo by having an orangutan known as Wookie, whom she thinks can perform talking a individual language. ElsaвЂ™s 12 year old nephew, A.J., is additionally Autistic, it is struggling to communicate verbally. A.J. and Wookie soon realize that they could communicate in mystical methods, which totally disrupts ElsaвЂ™s research and theories. A.J. shows Wookie that she’s mortal and can perish someday. This really is a brand name concept that is new the pet, and Wookie falls into despair to the stage of near death. WookieвЂ™s death will be catastrophic to Elsa. She actually is obligated to confront the worth of A.J.вЂ™s mode of interaction along with her reluctance to embrace her own Autism.
Diana Burbano (Playwright), A colombian immigrant, can be an Equity star, a playwright and a training musician at Southern Coast Repertory and Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble. Works: Ghosts of Bogota, payment by AlterTheater, winner NuVoices Festival Actors Theatre of Charlotte, Policarpa, Semi-finalist Eugene OвЂ™Neill Playwrights Festival 2018, Finalist Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2018, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Brown Swan lab 2017, Drama League harsh Draft series May 2017, Honorable Mention, Jane Chambers Award 2017, Parsnip Ship 2017. Fabulous Monsters, Latinx New Enjoy Festival, hillcrest REP 2017, Festival 51 2016 champion Picture me RollinвЂ™, 35th William Inge Festival, Inkfest/2cents, Silueta, (about Ana Mendieta), with Tom and Chris Shelton, CalibanвЂ™s Island (TYA) 2017 Headwaters New Enjoy Festival at Creede Repertory. (posted by YouthPLAYS). Linda ended up being written when it comes to 365 Females per year task and contains been showcased much more than 20 festivals on the just last year, including Center Theatre GroupвЂ™s community collection show. She ended up being a journalist for Center Theatre GroupвЂ™s Chisme y Queso series, Rogue Artists Plummer Park task and Kaiser PermanenteвЂ™s academic touring show. A commission is had by her with change Theatre in San Rafael and it is section of Center Theatre GroupвЂ™s Writers Workshop for 2018-2019.
‘Extreme Home Makeover’ – Saturday Sept. 5 at 3:00 p.m.Every 12 months, a huge number of families make an application for a truth tv program that promises a rags-to-riches change for America’s many citizens that are deserving. With such high competition, the Vega household must fight which will make their movie application be noticeable. Makasha Copeland’s gritty comedy begs the relevan concern – in some sort of where many get therefore little, just how much do wonders expense?
Makasha Copeland (Playwright) is a playwright and comedian whoever work centers on the televisual, Tejano history, and positionality regarding the market. Initial works consist of Extreme Residence Makeover, a satire that is earnest received the 2019 Agnes Nixon honor. CopelandвЂ™s farce Fabuloso! received a workshopped reading with Vertigo Productions. Also, Copeland is an improviser that is seasoned doing at Northwestern University with The Titanic Players, Out Da Box, and Mee-Ow, in addition to shows at iO and 2nd City with femme design group Resting Witch Face. They have been a present graduate from Northwestern University where they learned Playwriting, Latinx Studies, and majored in Theatre.
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Panel explanations: All music artists involved with engagement occasions are the following.
Starting Reception – Sept. 4 at 7:00 p.m. remain for casual networking, games, and music friday. Meet with the event designers and relate genuinely to other theater experts.
Designer Showcase – Saturday Sept. 5 at 11:00 a.m.Meet a range of BIPOC developers, see and sample their design work. Hosted by Christopher Scott Murillo.
Shutting Playwrights Panel – Sept. 6 at 3:00 p.m.San Diego REP Literary Manager Danielle Ward will lead a conversation because of the 2020 event playwrights sunday. The playwrights will discuss their composing processes, how they approach involved in a digital rehearsal space after which the discussion will available to market concerns.
Dates and times during the activities are susceptible to alter without warning. Check always the function organizer’s site for the many updated routine before attending.
Above: Promotional graphic for the 2020 Latinx New Enjoy Festival thanks to San Diego REP.