Countdown to Amplify Austin Day!
Amplify Austin Day, March 2nd 6pm- March 3rd 6pm is the I Live Here, I Give Here campaign for the benefit of the whole community to make a powerful connection between the donor (change makers) and nonprofits (solution providers) that will make Austin, TX the best place to live, work and play.
Join us from 6p- 9p on March 2nd at the Susanna Dickinson Museum (411 E Fifth St) for yummy eats, adult beverages, and a sneak peek into our programming for the year ahead.
Casta (working title) by Adrienne Dawes
Austin workshop May 6
NYC workshop May 25
As part of our Works Progress Austin (WPA) script development program, SVT will workshop CASTA by Adrienne Dawes. A piece made in collaboration with visual artists Beth Consetta Rubel, composer Graham Reynolds, and director Jenny Larson. The piece is inspired by the Casta paintings of the 1700s. Exploring mixed-race representation in the visual culture of 18th century Nueva Espana (Mexico). The Casta paintings are a series of portraits depicting interracial families. They were created in post-colonial New Spain. control over the populacho or plebeian class. This piece will premiere in the fall of 2019.