SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) has announced their 2021 Advocacy Fellows, a cohort of artists and cultural workers who will participate in NALAC’s annual Advocacy Leadership Institute. The fellows include multiple artists working in theatre, dance, music, and film.
“While they work across various approaches and mediums, this year’s fellows share a commitment to building a more equitable arts field and uphold creativity as a powerful tool for social justice,” said Leadership Institute program manager Monica A. Sosa in a statement. This year, the 21 fellows will participate in virtual gatherings throughout March and April.
Theatre workers among the fellows include director and producer Estefanía Fadul of Brooklyn, N.Y.; dancer and advocacy coordinator Gregory Youdan Jr. of Dance/NYC; artist and advocate Héctor Flores Jr. of New York Theatre Barn; University of Arizona associate professor of music Philip Alejo; Brooklyn-based actor, writer, and director Reynaldo Piniella; dancer Ruby Morales of CONTRA-TIEMPO Activist Dance Theater; theatre, dance, and film producer Soldanela Rivera López of Hostos Community College; and singer Zuly Inirio of Pittsburgh.
NALAC is the nation’s premiere nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to the promotion, advancement, development, and cultivation of the Latino arts field.
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