Help Teatro Visión Create a New Día de los Muertos Play!

Teatro Visión is creating a new Día de los Muertos play (not yet titled) and we want you to be a part of it. The new work will premiere in October 2018.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming new work events and activities: 

20161002_MacarioPhotoShoot-109.jpgCollective Songwriting Workshops

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Euphrat Museum of Art
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican Heritage Plaza
Classroom 5
1700 Alum Rock Ave.
San José, 95116

Our composer, Russell Rodríguez, will guide a series of Collective Songwriting Workshops: an interactive engagement of thought, discussion, and music making. He will facilitate this workshop along with another talented Bay Area musician/composer, Chris Gonzalez Clarke. All participants will be credited in the program of the show’s planned premiere in October 2018.

All are welcome, no musical experience necessary, just come with the intention to participate and to create. Please arrive on time and plan to stay for the duration of the workshop.

*This is a free event open to the public.*

If you can't make it to the workshop, you can watch the livestream on our Facebook page.

Downloadable flyer

RSVP on our calendar page


First draft reading

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
510 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

Be the very first to experience our new play as our actors read a first draft of the script. Stick around afterwards to give us your feedback!


Staged reading

Saturday, December 30, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San José, 95116

Join us for a one-night-only staged reading of the next draft of our new work. The script will still be in progress, we won’t have elaborate sets, costumes, or lighting, but our actors will be up on their feet and moving around the stage. Your response to this performance will help our artists revise their work.


World premiere production

October 2018
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San José, 95116

In October 2018, the new work will have its world premiere as Teatro Visión’s 6th annual Día de los Muertos show!


Evelina_headshot.pngPlaywright Evelina Fernández is an award-winning actor, playwright and screenwriter. Her epic A Mexican Trilogy: An American Story, which consists of her plays Faith, Hope, and Charity, was recently staged at the Los Angeles Theatre Center by the Latino Theater Company.

Russell_Headshot.jpgComposer Russell Rodríguez is an accomplished musician specializing in performance styles of huasteca, jarocho, mariachi, and other traditional music forms of México. His theater credits include working with San José Repertory Theater and El Teatro Campesino.

This new play development process is made possible by grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Applied Materials Foundation.

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