“ELACtricity” is an anthology of actos and dramatic scenes that explores, deconstructs and reclaims narratives surrounding the experiences of Latino people in the United States.
East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Department, in partnership with Center Theatre Group, held a free workshop for students to learn about the acto acting method, while simultaneously teaching about the history of El Teatro Campesino.
In March of 2021, ELAC’s South Gate satellite campus was given the title of “center.”
East Los Angeles College alumni have gone on to fill in the ranks of many jobs, careers and posts.
Police misconduct is nothing new and is still an issue that affects predominantly people of color, including but not limited to Hispanics or Latino people and Black people.
Civil rights and education activist Sylvia Mendez returned to ELAC on March 30 continuing to enlighten students as the latest speaker of the ELAC Racial Equity & Social Justice Town Hall series, since her last visit in 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Fighting for Racial Equity and Social Justice.”
After watching many families struggle to resolve conflicts within their home, Anallely “Ana” Orozco sought a solution to help, by creating her own non-profit organization.
East Los Angeles College’s Theater department hosted “Meet the Cast” before premiering “EAST LOS….R I S I N G 1970-2020, THEN & NOW”, in honor of the Chicano Moratorium.
The show’s director Cristina Frías, ELAC’s first-ever Hispanic to join the Theater Arts department’s full-time tenure track, said that the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium inspired her to create the project.
On Thursday Netflix made the decision to cancel the show “One Day at A Time” after a run of three seasons.
They gave brief introductions and highlighted their struggles and paths, starting from their roots to their current situations.
All were from different parts of the United States but shared similar interests, goals and passions.