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    Diana Yanez Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    Diana Yanez (she/her/hers) is an actor, comic, director, and writer who has been wearing all kinds of hats in the creative industry. You may recognize her as the creator and performer in Noise Now’s Latina Christmas Special – An American Comedy of Latina Proportions. Learn about how she got started on her journey and how she brought Latina Christmas Special to life in…

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    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Q&A with Shivani Thakkar

    A familiar face from Noise Now, MKM Bollystars member Shivani Thakkar sits down with us to discuss her career as a Bharatanatyam dancer. Learn more about Shivani and her experiences as a performer by reading our Q&A. How did you get started on your artistic journey? I was fortunate to grow up in an artistic…

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    Behind Sonnets for an Old Century: Playwright José Rivera

    By Sarah Wong Oscar-nominated playwright and screenwriter José Rivera is the writer behind our latest Noise Now offering, an audio production of Sonnets for an Old Century. Sonnets is comprised of 24 monologues, weaving a tapestry of poetic, magical meditations that explore yearning, connection, and community through a diverse lens.  Born in Puerto Rico, before moving to Long Island, José Rivera always…

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    Noise Now Trivia Quiz

    Director of Cultural Programming Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx challenges you to a game of trivia! How well do you know the Noise Now program?

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    Black History Month Feature: Abdullah Hall

    Abdullah Hall is the Artistic Director of Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, which collaborated with Celebration Theatre and Noise Now for TranSister Radio in April 2019. Today, learn all about Abdullah’s career from musical theatre to Paramount Pictures to their role today as a teacher and the Artistic Director for the largest trans-identified chorus in…

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    Latinx Heritage Month Feature: Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx

    Director of Cultural Programming Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx tours us through his beginnings as an artist in the corporate world, to his present-day adventure as the director of Noise Now and as a prominent Los Angeles arts leader. Enjoy our latest Q&A feature for Latinx Heritage Month! How did you get started on your theatre journey? My…

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    Noise Now Partner Feature: Brown Fist Productions

    Our Latinx Heritage Month celebration continues with another Noise Now partner feature. If you missed Brown Fist Production’s Aztec opera El Circo Anahuac last summer, you’ve got another chance to see it! We’ve received an update from Maria Elena Yepes about their ongoing development of the opera.     David Reyes and I have expanded…

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    Noise Now Partner Feature: Alex Alpharaoh

    To celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, we’re highlighting the fabulous work of Noise Now partners like Alex Alpharaoh. You may have seen him last summer for O-Dogg: An Angeleno Take on Othello. (And if you didn’t see O-Dogg, then you have another chance now!) Get to know Alex Alpharaoh and his artistic work.   These are…