Discuss how Luis Valdez uses the art of Theatre for social change and justice.

Theater

Luis Valdez spoke on these subjects at UC San Diego. video review

CONTENT:

  • Introduce your paper by relating your overall impression of the event with Luis Valdez.
  • Discuss how Luis Valdez uses the art of Theatre for social change and justice.

What makes the acto, LAS DOS CARAS DEL PATRONCITO, of Teatro Campesino, humorous and entertaining, as well as educational and political?

  • Luis Valdez describes many cultural influences and traditions from the Mayas, Aztecs, and Mexico that inform his aesthetic ideas in Theatre of the Sphere. What do you think Valdez means by the “vibrant being”?
  • Describe Valdez’ idea that we are all part of a “wave principle” in the movement of human history?
  • How is Luis Valdez hopeful in these violent times that we are living?

ATTACHED IS THE LINK TO THE VIDEO

Just watch the video starting from 20-25minutws in all the way through. Skip over dr Huerta speaking. You only need Valdez opinions.