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Luis Valdez

(b. 1940)

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Campesino, El Teatro

Campesino, El Teatro  

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A Chicano theatre troupe founded by Luís Valdez and a group of striking farmworkers in Delano, California, in 1965. Under Valdez's guidance, the Teatro members, who had never acted before ...
Chicano theatre

Chicano theatre  

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USA, name given to the Chicano (Mexican-American) theatre groups which cater for the Chicano community in a bilingual mixture of Spanish and English, with local colloquialisms added for regional ...
diaspora

diaspora  

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Jews living outside Israel; the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel.The main diaspora began in the 8th–6th centuries bc, and even before the sack of Jerusalem in ad 70 the number of Jews dispersed ...
Valdez, Luis

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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(b. 1940),

playwright and poet. Luis Valdez was born into a migrant worker family in 1940 in

Valdez, Luis

Valdez, Luis   Reference library

Jorge Huerta

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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Performing arts, Theatre
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(1940– )

American playwright, director, actor, and filmmaker. Born in rural California to Mexican farmworker parents, Valdez wrote his first play, ...

Valdez, Luis

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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196 words

(1940– )

American playwright, director, actor, and filmmaker. Born in California to Mexican farmworker parents, Valdez wrote his first play, ...

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