The Preface to the Magic

The Preface to the Magic

By Pili Valdés For the past couple of weeks I have been part of #LunaInLA’s devising ensemble working on our show, Generation Sex. If you were to ask me what the show is about, I would give you a smile, a flyer and bow out.  I can tell you it’s about women and...

Jumping In Full Steam Ahead

By Kelley Williams Stepping into the pit of the unknown takes faith. Takes trust. A willingness to place yourself as an artist in the somewhat foreign creative process of another. As puzzling as it may be, it’s also freeing to take that leap, that bodacious step...
Report Out: Rehearsals with Luna are like fountains (Jen Laínez)

Report Out: Rehearsals with Luna are like fountains (Jen Laínez)

By Jen Laínez Assistant to the Director Generation Sex World Premiere @ LATC       Rehearsals with Luna are like fountains. Fountains with waterfalls of emotion. Generation Sex is a show about women for women by women. That’s a lot of women. It’s a lot...
Women of Color and Investigating the Performance of Crazy

Women of Color and Investigating the Performance of Crazy

By Arielle Julia Brown As a Black woman who is significantly aware and even tired of talking about Black female media representation, I do my part to keep my front lawn clean. That is to say, that I (do not) x (do not) x (do not) create work that perpetuates negative...
The Coldbrew of Development: Rehearsal Reflection

The Coldbrew of Development: Rehearsal Reflection

By Arielle Julia Brown I think coldbrew is what we dream of in development processes. In part because we need the highest levels of caffeine at times just to stay functioning in the room. But conceptually, coldbrew is the most effective metaphor I can offer for the...
Mission: #FreedomWomen

Mission: #FreedomWomen

By Abigail Vega This week, we began the final rehearsal and development process for Generation Sex, which opens at the Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) on April 19th. This is our first full production running in another city; our run of YOUR PROBLEM WITH MEN at...
Behind La Luna: Meet Arielle Julia Brown

Behind La Luna: Meet Arielle Julia Brown

Tell us a little about yourself and how you came to have a career in the Theatre.Basically, play us the highlight reel of your life! When did you become interested in theater/performance? Well, I first got interested in theatre as a teenager in Atlanta, Ga. At the...