The Latino Arts Residency Program (LARP) fosters the development of Austin-area Latino arts organizations and artists in all disciplines in an effort to build and enhance quality, sustainable community arts and cultural programming. To find out about all their upcoming events Visit the Events Page. In October 2019, LARP will be transitioning to the Latino Artist Access Program in October 2019. Contact Lorie Martinez for more information.
LATINO ARTIST RESIDENCY GROUPS:
Teatro Vivo, Artistic Director Mario Ramirez Proyecto Teatro, Artistic Director Luis Ordaz AZTLAN Dance Company, Artistic Director Roén Salinas Los Bohemios Perdidos, Javier Jara
Los Bohemios Perdidos (Javier Jara) seek to celebrate and showcase the diversity and richness of Latin American folk music through a series of concerts, workshops and an oral history project translated into music. Javier is a bilingual (Spanish and English) musician and educator with extensive performing and teaching experience. His classical training and experience as a folk musician, allows him to seamlessly navigate between these two worlds, and provides him with a wide array of repertoire that appeals to a diverse audience. Further info can be found at www.javierjara.net
Founded in 1974, the AZTLAN Dance Company has enriched audiences through annual theatrical dance productions and creative cultural workshops. The AZTLAN Dance Company is guided by the mission to establish a stable and conducive environment for creating, preserving and presenting dance projects that reflect and inspire the communities within which it works. Through our work AZTLAN promotes greater intercultural, cross-generational understanding and appreciation of Indo/Xicano/Latino dance arts. AZTLAN creates dance that imagines a future informed by the past, in the present. www.aztlandance.com/. Photo by Ulises Garcia.
ProyectoTeatro preserves and promotes Latin-American culture through Spanish-language theatrical arts offerings designed to provide quality entertainment, educational opportunities and potentially transformative experiences. http://proyectoteatro.com/
Teatro Vivo makes Latino-based, bilingual theatrical experiences accessible to all audiences, especially culturally underserved community members. By telling the Latino story and addressing critical social issues, the company celebrates the vibrancy of Latino culture and the power of the human experience. https://teatrovivo.org