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Teatro Project students and Performance Colectiva members with Luis Valdez at El Teatro Campesino. Photo Curtesy of Angela Marino.
Teatro Project students and Performance Colectiva members with Luis Valdez at El Teatro Campesino. Photo Courtesy of Angela Marino.

Performance Colectiva: Latinas and Critical Community Practice
by Juan Aldape

Bubbles are meant to burst. Enter Natalie Sanchez and her collaborators of Performance Colectiva, a group composed of current students as well as recently-graduated students from the University of California at Berkeley (CAL). Natalie and the troupe’s collaborators successfully graduated from the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies (TDPS) with the mission to connect and bridge communities in the San Francisco Bay Area through performance. Performance Colectiva’s story is one of an exciting theatrical beginning in a class that catapulted outside the campus. Natalie recently sat down with me at CAL’s Free Speech Movement Cafe to talk about her experience and the development of Performance Colectiva.

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