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                    For decades, Black, Indigenous and People of Color have longed to see themselves portrayed in prominent, positive and important positions in mainstream media. And though there have been a few, with nearly 40% of the U.S. population being Black and LatinX, it’s still not enough. DominiRican

  “Latinx arts advocacy group Nosotros and NBC have selected Pierre Jean Gonzalezand Desiree Carcamo as the winners of the  2nd Annual Ya Tu Sabes Monologue Slam. The annual event, which streamed on December 9, showcased a diverse group of Latinx Writers and Actors with original well-rounded monologues and performances that covered a diverse range

The Miami Herald

Kristoffer Diaz’s searing, hilarious and all-too-resonant play “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” isn’t new to South Florida. The 2009 script, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, made its area debut in 2012 in a fierce and fine production at Boca Raton’s Caldwell Theatre Company just a few months before the long-running regional


Brash, bold and bombastic- “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” by Kristoffer Diaz is a truly original theatrical experience produced by the Asolo Repertory Theatre. Directed by the indomitable Jen Wineman, the black box Cook Theatre was transformed into a wrestling arena complete with laser lighting and rock music to pump up the excitement. Read

No ordinary production, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity takes place in an arena surrounded by audience. They’re in turn surrounded by giant moving projections of what happens on center stage, a metaphoric boxing ring that, also in turn, becomes an actual one. With lights flashing and rap and hip-hop blaring throughout actors’ and audience