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The 2011-2012 Season

New Writers Now! The Fight for Family

Monday, October 23, 2011

 

Gala Hispanic Theater

3333 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

 

Plays:

Heartless

by Jessy Deleon, Bell Multicultural High School

 

A Soldier’s Life Before and After

by Cristian Miguel, Bell Multicultural High School

 

A Loving Heart

by Reyna Rios, Bell Multicultural High School

 

Actors:

Felipe Cabezas

Wendy Nogales

Alex Perez

Victoria Reinsel

Fernando Romero

Andres Talero

 

Express Tour Showcase

Monday, November 14, 2011

 

Gala Hispanic Theater

3333 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

 

Plays:

A Jewel of a Date

by Dakota Wenberg, Swanson Middle School

 

Flatworm’s Courageous Act

by Lauren White, Lafayette Elementary School

 

Kelly’s Big Performance

by Nneamaka Iwobi, Watkins Elementary School

 

Actors:

Jasmin Johnson

Ryan Mitchell

Wendy Nogales

Karen Novak

Victoria Reinsel

Sarah Olmsted Thomas

Alex Vernon

 

New Writers Now! Mad Love

Monday, February 13, 2012

 

Gala Hispanic Theater

3333 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

 

Plays:

Best Friends are Forever

by Anna Vargas, Swanson Middle School

 

Destined for One Love

by Milkyas Tessema, Bell Multicultural High School

 

Every Love Is Not Meant to Be

by Erica Branch, Ballou High School

 

Crazy in Love

by Diana Argueta, Bell Multicultural High School

 

Actors:

Felipe Cabezas

Edward Daniels

Jasmin Johnson

Wendy Nogales

Dawn Thomas

Andres Talero

 

New Play Festival

April 23 and 24, 2012

 

Gala Hispanic Theater

3333 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

 

Plays:

April 23, 2012

The Book and the Restless

by Aayanna Collier, Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School

 

Robbed

by Chris Chio, MacFarland Middle School

 

The Magic Bracelet

by Carmela Pascale, Bancroft Elementary School


Frozen Cactus

by Shawn Lee, Ballou High School

 

Mr. Pig

by Miranda Pomroy, Watkins Elementary School

 

Polished

by Julie Kashmanian, H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program

 

Silena Sky

by Ashley Harris, Watkins Elementary School

 

Actors:

Jenna Berk

Felipe Cabezas

Wendy Nogales

Jon Odom

Dawn Thomas

Sarah Olmsted Thomas

Alex Vernon

 

April 24, 2012:

The Stranger

by Sam Burris, Swanson Middle School

 

In Times of Pain There’s Trouble

by Rosina Paz-Castillo, Edmund Burke School

 

Under Pressure

by Erin Powers, Bell Multicultural High School

 

Carlos and Jose

by Kevin Callejas, Wakefield High School

 

The Alligator Summer

by Nana Gongadze, H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program

 

Actors:

Danny Cackley

Anna Jackson

Jasmin Johnson

Bryan Norrington

Karen Novack

Amal Saade

Andres Talero

 

The Young Playwrights’ Workshop Presents: Welcome to Our World

Monday, June 11, 2012

 

Gala Hispanic Theater

3333 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

 

Written and Performed by the ensemble:

Morena Amaya

Kevin Castillo

Antonieta Chaj-Velasquez

Vicky Fuentes

Patricio Juarez

Anayochi Osondu

Elizabeth Pitts

Reyna Rios

Amber Faith Walton

 

With additional written work by:

Edwin Martinez

Michael Dawson

Alima Shaw