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The 2nd Annual One-Minute Play Festival of Latina/o Voices at INTAR

October 17, 2013 Leave a comment

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The One-Minute Play Festival & INTAR Theatre Present

The 2nd Annual One-Minute Play Festival of Latino Voices

Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th 2013

Streaming on HowlRoundTV Sunday at 8PM EST

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INTAR Theatre

500 West 52nd Street

Tickets are $20 and available at www.intartheatre.org

Featuring brand new one-minute plays by:

José Rivera, Kristoffer Diaz, Migdalia Cruz, Caridad Svich, Julián Mesri, Matthew Paul Olmos, christopher oscar peña, Flor De Liz Perez, Carmen Rivera, Tatiana Suarez-Pico, Andrea Thome, Cándido Tirado, Juan Franciso Villa, Maria Alexandria Beech, Raúl Castillo, Julissa Contreras, Fernanda Coppel, Michael John Garcés, Carlos Murillo, J. Julian Christopher, Alejandro Morales, Matt Barbot , Richard Montoya, Peter Gil-Sheridan, Marisela Treviño Orta, Percy Rodriguez , Jerry Ruiz , Eddie Nelson Cardona Jr. , Mando Alvarado, Dacyl Aveco, Virginia Grise, & more.

Directed by:
Daniel Jaquez, Rebecca Martinez, Melissa Crespo, Brisa Areli Muñoz, Natalia Hernandez, Carlos Armesto. 

Curated by:
Dominic D’Andrea

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The One-Minute Play Festival (Dominic D’Andrea, Producing Artistic Director) and INTAR Theatre (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director; John McCormack, Executive Director) are continuing their dynamic partnership to present the The 2nd Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival Of Latino Voices, one half of the proceeds from which will benefit INTAR Theatre’s community programming, fellowships, and artistic residency programming for young actors known as Unit 52.

The One-­Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) America’s largest and longest running short form Theatre Company in the country, founded by Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea. #1MPF is barometer project, which investigates the zeitgeist of different communities through dialogue and consensus building sessions and a performance of many moments. #1MPF works in partnership with theatres sharing playwright or community-specific missions across the country. In each city, #1MPF creates locally sourced playwright-focused community events, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion by representing local cultures of playwrights of different age, gender, race, cultures, and points of career.

The work attempts to reflect the theatrical landscape of local artistic communities by creating a dialogue between the collective conscious and the individual voice.

In each city, #1MPF works with partnering organizations to identify programs or initiatives in each community to support with the proceeds from the work. The goal is to find ways give directly back to the artists in each community. Supported programs have ranged from educational programming, youth poetry projects, teaching artists working in prisons, playwright residencies and memberships, and community arts workshops.

Annual partnerships have been created with theaters in close to 20 cities including: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Trenton, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle, Dallas, Austin, Indianapolis, Anchorage, and more, with partnering institutions like Primary Stages, Victory Gardens Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, The Playwrights Foundation, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Express, InterAct Theatre, Mixed Blood, Passage Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Kitchen Dog, Salvage Vanguard, ScriptWorks, ACT, Perseverance Theatre, and others.

Notable #1MPF contributors have included: David Henry Hwang, Neil LaBute, Tina Howe, Donald Margulies, Nilaja Sun, Lydia Diamond, Phillip Kan Gotanda, Kristoffer Diaz, Rajiv Joseph, Sam Hunter, Karen Hartman, José Rivera, Craig Lucas, Mike Daisey, Greg Kotis, Michael John Garcés, & close to 600 famous, emerging, and midcareer playwrights.

For more information visit: www.oneminuteplayfestival.com

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INTAR (International Arts Relations, Inc.) is an organization committed to the development of “theater arts without borders.” Over the past four decades, INTAR has produced classics, Latino adaptations of classics, cabarets, and 70 world premiers of plays written by Latino-Americans, including 2005 Oscar nominee Jose Rivera and Pulitzer Prize recipient Nilo Cruz.

INTAR, one of the United States’ longest running Latino theater producing in English, works to nurture the professional development of Latino theater artists; produce bold, innovative, artistically significant plays that reflect diverse perspectives; and, make accessible the diversity inherent in America’s cultural heritage.

To date, the theater has commissioned, developed, and produced works by more than 175 Latino writers, composers, and choreographers. It has assisted hundreds of Latino playwrights, directors, and actors in obtaining their first professional theater credits, union memberships, and reviews in English-language media. “There’s scarcely a Latino artist in America who hasn’t been supported or trained or produced by INTAR,” according to The New York Times.

For more info visit: www.intartheatre.org

Meet the Chicago OMPF Directors!

We have an amazing, diverse, eclectic, smart, daring, and talented team of directors for the Chicago One-Minute Play Festival with Victory Gardens Theater. They will be directing exactly 100 plays by 50 Chicago-area and VG affiliated playwrights, for some the best plays ever written for the festival.

…and they are (in no particular order):

  • Jeffry Stanton (Artistic Director, Interrobang Theater Project)
  • Brenda Didier (Theo Ubique’s “Cats” & Porchlight’s “The King and I”)
  • Sydney Chatman (The Tofu Chitlin’ Circuit)
  • Brant Russell (Recent MFA in Directing Graduate, Northwestern)
  • Julieanne Ehre (Recent TCG Fellow, Goodman Theatre) 
  • Erica Weiss (“A Twist of Water”, Route 66 Theatre Company)
  • Andrew Hobgood (Artistic Director, The New Colony)
  • Megan Careny (Artistic Associate, About Face Theatre)
  • Will Rogers (Associate Producer, Fresh Squeezed at VG)
  • Jaime Totti (Alumnus, Victory Gardens Directing Intern 09/10) 
Additional information about the festival coming soon! Stay tuned!



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where we’ve been & were we’re going.

February 24, 2011 Leave a comment

The New York One-Minute Festival is the only large-scale one-minute play festival in the country, and has been advocating, advancing, and promoting the one-minute play form since 2007.

Our mission is to serve as a playwright-focused community event, bringing artists and community together to promote the spirit of radical inclusion and invite artists to dialogue about an emerging form of theatre.

The New York One-Minute Play Festival has produced 4 annual New York festival (The Brick, TBG, HERE Arts Center, and Astoria Performing Arts Center), and regional festivals in LA (with East LA Rep), SF (with the Playwrights Foundation), and NY (with the New Brunswick Theatre Festival at Rutgers), Chi (With Victory Gardens Theater.)

We’ve commissioned and produced over 600 new one-minute plays by:

Mando Alvarado, Trista Baldwin, Andy Bragen, Abigail Browde, Clay McLeod Chapman, Alexandra Collier, James Comtois, Emily Conbere, Migdalia Cruz, Mike Daisey, Bathsheba Doran, Michael John Garces, Jason Grote, Ashlin Halfnight, Christina Ham, Jakob Holder, J. Holtham, Kyle Jarrow, Rajiv Joseph, Sibyl Kempson, Callie Kimball, Courtney Brooke Lauria, Matthew Lopez, Qui Nguyen, Emily O’Dell, Matthew Paul Olmos, Daria Politan, Mac Rogers, Trav SD, Lloyd Suh, Adam Szymkowicz, Andrea Thome, Gary Winter, Anna Zeigler, Ed Napier, Liz Meriwether , Brian Dykstra, Rachel Axler , Caridad Svich , David Anzuelo, Bixby Elliot, Chiori Miyagawa, Justin Deabler, Jeff Lewonczyk, Maria Alexandra Beech, David Zellnik, Matthew Freeman, Jihan Crowther, Robert Askins, Ross Maxwell, Sam Forman, Kobun Kaluza , Carla Ching, Graham Gordy, Cassandra Medley , Anna Fields , Ken Urban , Kristoffer Diaz, Susan Bernfield, Leslie Kramer , Michael Sendrow , Victor Lodato, Meghan Mostyn-Brown, Anton Dudley , Saviana Stanescu, Christine Evans, Daniel Talbott, Crystal Skillman, Mat Smart, Rob Urbinati, John Devore, Jessica Litwak, Bob Kerr, J. Julian Christopher, Ian Cohen, Chris Harcum, Matt Schatz, Lanna Joffrey, August Schulenburg, David Simpatico, Daniel McCoy, Michael Golmaco, Meghan Sass, Joshua Conkel, Matt Gunn Park, Corina Copp, Laurel Haines, Erica Saleh, Bekah Brunstetter, Janine Nabers, Alexis Clements, Eric Bland, Peter Gil-Sheraton, Jen Silverman, Mallery Avidon, Anna Moench, Maya Macdonald, Paul Thureen & Hannah Bos, James Carter, Tanya Saracho, Micah Bucey, Tom X. Chao, Rose Martula, Andrea Ciannavei,  Enrique  Urueta, Ben Cikanek, Liz Duffy Adams, Michael Bradford, Robert Saietta, Tommy Smith, Alejandro Morales, Avi Glickstein, Sibyl O’Malley, Larissa FastHorse, Alice Tuan, Oliver Mayer, Velina Hasu Houston, Anthony Aguilar, Boni Alvarez, Adelina Anthony, Ricardo Bracho, Jose “CC” Casas, Anne Garcia-Romero, Sigrid Gilmer, Jose Cruz Gonzalez, Donald Jolly, Lisa Loomer, Bernardo Solano, Steve Yockey, Kelly Younger, Brooke Berman, Annette Lee, Jerome Parker, Mike Vukadinovich, Julie Marie Myatt, Mickey Birnbaum, David Myers, Shishir Kurup, Lynn Manning, Julie Hebert, Kit Steinkellner, Raquel Gutierrez, Evangeline Ordaz, Angela Berliner, Evelina Fernandez, Crish Barth, Tim Bauer, Tom Swift, Erin M. Bregman, Michelle Carter, Claire Chafee, Chris Chen, Anthony Clarvoe, Erik Ehn, Elizabeth Gjelten, Prince Gomolvilas, Garrett Jon Groenveld, Lauren Gunderson, Robert Henry Johnson, Aaron Loeb, John O’Keefe, Marisela Treviño Orta, Geetha Reddy, Steven Salzman, Tanya Shaffer, Brian Thorstenson, Lauren Yee, Evelyn Pine, Julia Jarcho, Eugenie Chan, Ben Clawson, Michael Crisculo, Tom Diggs, Richard Dresser, Peter Handy, Jon Hoche, Lisa Huberman, Stacie Lents, Josh Levine, Mariah MacCarthy, James McLindon, Carrie Louise Nutt, Robert Shaffron, Ann-Giselle Spiegler, Brendon Votipka,  Webb Wilcoxen, David Lee White, David Cerda, Phillip Dawkins, Chisa Hutchinson, Brett Neveu, Justin Palmer, Andrew Hinderaker, Reginald Lawrence (aka Shepsu Aakhu), Christopher DePaola, Chelsea Marcantel, Lonnie Carter, Zayd Dohrn, Mia McCullough, Randall Colburn, Dana Lynn Formby, Marisa Wegrzyn, Idris Goodwin, Stephen Grush, Patrick McLean, Nick Zagone, James Sherman, Patricia Kane, Andrew Gerle, Joel Drake Johnson, Bilal Dardai, Usman Ally, Laura Jacqmin, Mike Ervin, Seth Bockley, Evan Linder, Leonard Madrid, Lisa Dillman, Jake Minton, Nick Patricca, S.L. Daniels, Caitlin Montanye Parrish, Arlene Malinowski, Wendell Etherly, Nambi E. Kelley, Robert Tenges, Carlos Murillo, Aaron Carter, Emily Schwartz, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Reeny Hofricher, & Gloria Bond Clunie.

What’s next? Stay tuned for our announcement of festival for 2011/2012 all over the country.

Interested in bringing the festival to your city? Contact festival curator Dominic D’Andrea at dominic.dandrea@gmail.com to find out how.

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Announcing the playwrights for the Los Angeles and San Francisco One-Minute Play Festivals!!!!!

October 27, 2010 Leave a comment

We are thrilled to announce the participants and partnering theatres for the first two of our many upcoming National One-Minute Play Festivals. It’s an exciting time of growth and learning for the festival. We hope to be able to capture the same spirit of community and collaboration in these cities as in our NYC Festival. We have taken asked different writers, directors, and actors to participate in making the festival in each city, so the festival will be about and with the community in every case. This is an amazing line-up of writers, and we could not be prouder of our partnering theatre. Soon, we will be posting essays of the playwrights, and of our partnering theatres & their leaders. Thanks to all the artists for saying “yes!”

The Los Angeles One-Minute Play Festival in Partnership with East LA Rep

December 11 & 12, 2010 at East LA Rep

The Playwrights are:

Sibyl O’Malley, Larissa FastHorse, Matt Pelfrey, Alice Tuan, Oliver Mayer, Velina Hasu Houston, Anthony Aguilar, Boni Alvarez, Adelina Anthony, Ricardo Bracho, Jose “CC” Casas, Michael John Garces, Anne Garcia-Romero, Sigrid Gilmer, Michael Golamco, Jose Cruz Gonzalez, Donald Jolly, Lisa Loomer, Bernardo Solano, Ross Maxwell, Steve Yockey, Kelly Younger, Brooke Berman, Jihan Crowther, Annette Lee, Jerome Parker, Mike Vukadinovich, Julie Marie Myatt, Mickey Birnbaum, David Myers, Shishir Kurup, Lynn Manning, Julie Hebert, Kit Steinkellner, Raquel Gutierrez, Evangeline Ordaz, and more!

The San Francisco One-Minute Play Festival in Partnership with Playwrights Foundation

December 18 & 19, 2010 at Thick House

The Playwrights are:

Crish Barth, Tim Bauer, Tom Swift, Erin M. Bregman, Michelle Carter, Claire Chafee, Chris Chen, Anthony Clarvoe, Erik Ehn, Elizabeth Gjelten, Prince Gomolvilas, Garrett Jon Groenveld, Lauren Gunderson, Robert Henry Johnson, Aaron Loeb, John O’Keefe, Marisela Treviño Orta, Geetha Reddy, Steven Salzman, Tanya Shaffer, Brian Thorstenson, Enrique Urueta, Lauren Yee, Evelyn Pine, Steve Yockey, Brooke Berman, Julia Jarcho, Eugenie Chan, and more!

New York One-Minute Play Festival alumni joining for both of these festivals are:

Rachel Axler, Qui Nguyen, Andrea Thome, David Simpatico, Mando Alvarado, Tanya Saracho, Kristoffer Diaz, Caridad Svich, Joshua Conkel, Matthew Paul Olmos, J. Julian Christopher, & Rose Martula.

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The 4th Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival List of Participants!

September 7, 2010 Leave a comment

The New York One-Minute Play Festival & The Astoria Performing Arts Center

PRESENT

The 4th Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival

80+Plays. 40+ Playwrights. 30+Actors. 7 Directors. 1 Minute.

At the Astoria Performing Arts Center

Good Shepherd United Methodist

30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd)

Astoria, NY, 11102

September 25th & 26th, 2010, 8:00 PM

Tickets are $18/ $12 Seniors & Students

for tickets and info visit: http://www.apacny.org

It’s theater boiled down to its essence. Sixty Seconds from lights up to lights down. The much-anticipated short-form theatre festival returns for it’s fourth year in partnership with the red-hot Astoria Performing Arts Center!  Curated by Dominic D’Andrea, the program will present over 80 plays all under sixty seconds by some of the most exciting emerging and established writers in the American Theatre.

The 2010 One-Minute Play Festival Playwrights Are:

David Simpatico, Daniel McCoy, Michael Golmaco, Meghan Sass, Webb Wilcoxen, Pat Lin,  Joshua Conkel, Matt Gunn Park, Corina Copp, Laurel Haines, Erica Saleh, Bekah Brunstetter, Janine Nabers, Alexis Clements, Eric Bland, Peter Gil-Sheraton, Jen Silverman, Mallery Avidon, Anna Moench, Eric Winick, Maya Macdonald, Paul Thureen & Hannah Bos, James Carter, Tanya Saracho, Micah Bucey, Tom X. Chao, Rose Martula, Andrea Ciannavei, Enrique Urueta, Ben Cikanek, Liz Duffy Adams, Michael Bradford, Robert Saietta, Tommy Smith, Alejandro Morales, Avi Glickstein, and more!

And Alumni Playwrights:

Matthew Paul Olmos, Michael John Garces, Adam Szymkowicz, Callie Kimball, Sibyl Kempson, Caridad Svich, Clay McLeod Chapman, Anton Dudley, Qui Nguyen, & Saviana Stanescu.

Directed by:

Robert Ross Parker (Co-Artistic Director of the Obie Award winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company), Scott Ebersold (Co-Artistic Director, Packawallop Productions), Jordana Williams (Gideon Productions), Dominic D’Andrea (Festival Curator), Morgan Gould (Associate Director, Young Jean Lee’s Theatre Company), Melanie Williams (Artistic Director, Red Fern Theatre Company), & Tom Wojtinik (Artistic Director of APAC.)

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