Monthly Archives: September 2013

Happenings: Black and Latino Playwrights Conference

Theatre Department prepares for another successful conference

By Mindy Green 

Poster with events and dates

Schedule of events poster

For the 11th year, Texas State University is hosting the Black and Latino Playwrights Conference in the Theatre Center. The conference promotes writers who historically have been under-represented and its purpose is to attract and appeal to multicultural involvement in and through theatre.

This year, the conference pays tribute to playwright pioneer Luis Valdez and his El Teatro Campesino for his contributions to and sustained excellence in American theatre. Valdez’s son, Kinan, will be directing one of the play development workshops. Continue reading