El Teatro Campesino
CELEBRATING 55 years of
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La Virgen Del Tepeyac New Radio Play hits the airwaves
The beloved tradition continues with a NEW RADIO PLAY first premiering on the airwaves December 9-12th.
FREE Mañanitas Online Screening of La Virgen Del Tepeyac
Tune in at 6AM on December 12th to join us in celebration of our Virgencita.
Video Rental Available of La Virgen Del Tepeyac 2008 Performance
Enjoy a 2008 performance of La Virgen Del Tepeyac from the comforts of home this year…
Radio Play of La Virgen Del Tepeyac
Available Online For FREE
After hitting the airwaves, our new radio play will be available on our website for you to enjoy any time.
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About El Teatro Campesino
Since its inception, El Teatro Campesino and its founder and artistic director, Luis Valdez, have set the standard for Latino theatrical production in the United States. Founded in 1965 on the Delano Grape Strike picket lines of Cesar Chavez’s United Farmworkers Union, the company created and performed “actos” or short skits on flatbed trucks and in union halls
It is our mission to make teatro a creator of vibrant community
COVID-19 IMPACT ON PROGRAMS
ALL OUR IN PERSON EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR COMMUNITY.
WE ARE TRANSITIONING A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS TO ONLINE PLATFORMS AND WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO IN 2021.
PLEASE CHECK PAGE REGULARLY AS WE UPDATE OUR PLANS
Luis Valdez, Founding Artistic Director & Playwright
“It’s absolutely essential for every generation to capture that social responsibility. Injustice grows like weeds. The injustices of the world are like weeds, and if you do nothing they’ll choke your whole garden…”
Our Core Areas of Programming
From flatbed trucks to the Broadway stage, for over fifty-five years now, El Teatro Campesino has been at the forefront of using theater as an artistic generator of social change. The spheres of ETC’s work can be summarized into three core areas: Professional arts, Community arts, and Arts Education.
Providing unique opportunities to experience the
Accessible programming and productions that help create vibrant communities
Teatro integrated lessons that help equip the next generations with creative tools to succeed
Thank You To Our Funders