South Florida Playwright Luis Herrera Expands His Horizons With “As I Eat The World”

Next month, South Florida playwright Luis Roberto Herrera (who also happens to be a frequent contributor to our magazine!) is hoping to take on the world in more ways than one. If he is able to successfully raise the funds to showcase his new semi-autobiographical one man show in the slot to which it has been accepted at the Frigid New York Fringe Festival, Herrera will then quite literally attempt to consume that world as the play’s main character.

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INTIMACY DIRECTION – AN ESSENTIAL PART OF PERFORMANCE ART

This is just the beginning of an ongoing conversation.

Theatre is an art that cannot exist without intimacy – and that word has a whole spectrum of life that goes beyond just physical touch between two people. With the development of intimacy direction, actors and creators are not only given more room to explore, but an intimacy director can help tell a story in a way that maybe they had never even considered outside the very obvious route. 

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Carbonell Awards Announces Winners in First Live Ceremony Since 2019

The 45th Annual Carbonell Awards Announces Winners in First Live Ceremony Since 2019 

From 20 Categories, Miami New Drama Wins Seven Awards, Four to Area Stage, and Slow Burn Theatre Nets Three 

Nine Theater & Arts Legends Honored with Special Awards

(South Florida – November 2022) Gary Schweikhart, board president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s Theatre & Arts Honors, today announced that the 45th annual awards—the first live ceremony since 2019—attracted nearly 500 theater activists and enthusiasts.

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Didi Romero Strives to Inspire a New Generation of Latina Queens with SIX The Musical

Didi Romero’s enthusiasm is palpable even through the Zoom webcast. The moment she joins the call, she is all jokes, chronicling how she had mistakenly prepared for the interview the day prior, and reenacting her surprise and confusion when she saw an unopened zoom link staring back at her from her computer screen. You wouldn’t know that at the time of the interview, the 23-year-old actress had been in isolation because of an unfortunate positive covid test- her energy shone despite the sickness. Don’t let this short pause fool you- she’s had a jam-packed 2022, touring the country with the Aragon Tour of the hit pop musical SIX, a concert retelling of the lives of the six wives of King Henry VIII. 

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Fourth Annual Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference is Ready to Dazzle, Inform Audiences in Miami Oct. 27-29

Acclaimed Miami-based dance pioneer, Karen Peterson, and her mixed-ability KPD Dancers are back in South Florida this week to highlight their Fourth Annual Forward Motion Dance Festival and Conference of Physically Integrated Dance (FM4). 

The shows will feature the KPD ensemble and another troupe, Full Radius Dance. Both groups focus on the work of disabled and non-disabled performers, joining together on stage to craft unusual and entertaining pieces.

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