Teatro Visión is a Chicano theater company with nearly three decades of service to the community. Our main stage productions amplify the voices of Latinos, create a dignified and empowering sense of identity, inspire action, build respect and understanding, and explore the social and psychological experiences of Latinos.
Over 29 years, Teatro Visión has commissioned, developed, and produced more than 60 works for an audience of 135,000 patrons. These works include the World Premiere production of Silvia Gonzalez’s EL VAGON (Boxcar), which won the 2004 Repertorio Espanol’s NuestraVoces national playwriting competition, the 2011 West Coast Premiere production of Rudolfo Anaya’s BLESS ME, ULTIMA, and the 2013 World Premiere stage adaptation of the classic Mexican novel and film, MACARIO.
Teatro Visión regularly provides free performances via partnerships with more than 100 local schools and organizations. as well as teatro training programs for artists, service providers, and educators. Our education programming engages students to strengthen their critical thinking, self-confidence, communication, and problem-solving skills. This, together with our open pricing structure and bilingual presentations, ensures that our work remains accessible to a broad community.
Teatro Visión is proud present our second annual theatrical adaptation of the classic B. Traven novel and award-winning Mexican film, MACARIO, from October 9-19, 2014, at the School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza.
Tickets are now on sale for this wonderful spectacle, which we hope to make a Día de los Muertos tradition in San José for years to come!
We look forward to seeing you at the theater!