Dr. Jorge Huerta is not only a theatre director working all across the country, he is recognized as a leading authority on contemporary Chicana/o and US Latina/o Theatre, and a published author. His books include: Chicano Theatre: Themes and Forms (Bilingual Press, 1982) and Chicano Drama: Performance, Society, and Myth (Cambridge 2000). Theatres he has directed in include the San Diego Repertory, Seattle’s' Group Theatre, Washington D.C.’s Gala Hispanic Theatre, La Compañía de Teatro de Albuquerque and New York's Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre.
He is an accomplished lecturer and conducts workshops in Chicana/o theatre throughout the U.S. Latin America and Western Europe. A friend to Skylight, he recently supported our production of THE MADRES and was a guest participant in our Beyond Conversation discussion series. The rich cultural diversity of Los Angeles is celebrated at Skylight and we’re especially proud to have such a champion in Dr. Huerta.