October 16, 2020
Minneapolis based playwright and scholar AnaSofia Villanueva joins us to unpack a series of articles from her Power Dynamics Series that she created for the Minnesota Playlist, where she defines, analyzes, and questions differing aspects of how power is divided and reflected within the theater arts industry from a Mixed-Race Latina's perspective.
Chandra and Ricky discuss two specific articles with AnaSofia, "Hamilton: anti-Blackness, Indigenous erasure, and whitewashing Latinx" and "Latinxs Navigating Theaters' Reactions to BLM."
August 18, 2020
In our final installment of the The Imagined Reality, Artistic Director Anthony Runfola joins Chandra and Ricky for reflective discussion on how some of the issues addressed in the article, "What I Think About When I Hear That Broadway is Racist" by Heathcliff Saunders (June 10th, 2020 Medium.com), and how he is attempting to create change in his practice.
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August 3, 2020
A continuation of the discussion surrounding the article " What I Think About When I Hear That Broadway is Racist" by Heathcliff Saunders (June 10th, 2020 Medium.com). Chandra, Walter and Ricky continue the discussion and unpack the idea of 'Black bodies are not Black lives and Black lives are not Black bodies.' To listen and subscribe to Sippin' Tea in the Balcony visit www.sippinteainthebalcony.com
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July 16, 2020
The Imagined Reality Pt 1: Black bodies in the Great White Way, the first episode in a four-part series discussing race and theatre utilizing the article, What I Think About When I Hear That Broadway is Racist by Heathcliff Saunders (June 10th, 2020, Medium.com) as a foundation to spark discussion about the complicated race dynamics that play out in the Arizona theatre scene.
Episode guests: AZ theatre artists Chandra Crudup, Walter Belcher, and Ricky Araiza
February 27, 2020
Show#2 Reflection Episode (Chandra Crudup)
Valley theatre artist, arts advocate and activist Chandra Crudup joins the discussion to reflect with us about different types of issues that can occur when doing a production such as blind spots, inappropriate casting, and how artists can be a part of change and dialogue.
February 9, 2020
Show #1: ¡AMERICANO!
This week we review Phoenix Theatre Company's ¡Americano!
January 31, 2020
Coming soon: Phoenix Latinx artists Ricky Araiza & Ernesto Ortiz review local theatre through a queer, POC lens.
From the creative minds that brought you the ¡Uy, Cucuy! Podcast.