Admission is FREE, reservations are encouraged.
A modern-day take on Dicken’s classic Christmas tale, this new adaptation grows from Milagro’s production in the early 1990s. Combining Latinx culture and modern music, it creates a new Christmas cuento for today!
Join us for the staged reading of this brand new adaptation.
Maya Malán-González is a multidisciplinary artist focused on performing, ensemble collaboration, and writing original content. She’s a lifelong member of Milagro having performed in innumerable productions including Lydia, Oya: Call The Storm, and FRIDA: un retablo. Maya has also served as the assistant Director for Cuéntame Coyote and El Último. In addition, Maya is an ensemble member with Teatro Luna, where she recently premiered The Times and is also a company member with Cara Mia Theatre, where she was last seen in Deferred Action and De Troya. Maya has performed with San Diego Rep, El Teatro Campesino, Teatro Vision and Northwest Children’s Theatre among others. She has performed at The Edinburg Fringe Festival (Edinburg), Fury Factory Festival (San Francisco), One Theatre World (Chicago), Carnaval of New Work (Chicago), and The Encuentro De Las Americas (Los Angeles). Maya received her B.F.A in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University.
Gabriela Portuguez was born and raised in East Los Angeles, California. A LatinX professional trained in performing arts and early career in Business Marketing has led her through numerous artistic roles: Choreographer/Stage Director, Director/ Producer, Arts Educator, Actress, Arts Marketing/ Public Relations, Dance and Fitness Teacher. Her creative influence in choreography is credited to her training in Los Angeles and Portland that established her career in teaching and performing in US universities, various dance studios on the West Coast and abroad, performing in corporate organizations, media, and commercial videos. Her projects with Milagro have been ongoing and creatively inspiring, from the start of Voz Alta in 2009 to the upcoming production of Judge Torres premiere in January 2019.