Presented by Texas Theatre and Dance
By Ramón Esquivel
Directed by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce
A play for all ages, Luna tells the captivating story of Soledad, who has trouble making friends as she moves from school to school. Turning inward, she finds comfort in the company of the moon, Luna, her constant companion. Their magical relationship with Luna encourages Soledad to reach out to those around her.
About the Director
Roxanne Schroeder-Arce is a scholar, artist and pedagogue. She is assistant professor and teaches theatre education at the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin and is an affiliate in the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and the Center for Women and Gender Studies. She is a Public Voices Fellow with the OpEd Project. Schroeder-Arce’s research includes culturally responsive theatre education and Latina/o theatre for and with youth. She has published articles in journals such as Youth Theatre Journal, International Journal for Education and the Arts, Theatre Topics and Gestos. Her bilingual plays Señora Tortuga, Legend of Poinsettia, Sangre de un Ángel and Mariachi Girl are published by Dramatic Publishing and have been produced by various theatres and schools throughout the United States. Roxannearce.com