Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Daniela Martinez ’19, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Acting, is featured in Visión Latino Theatre Company‘s production of Just Like Us, running at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, located at 3801 S. Central in the Chicago suburb of Cicero. This documentary-style play follows four Latina teenage girls in Denver–two of whom are documented and two who are not–through young adulthood. Their close-knit friendships begin to unravel when immigration status dictates the girls’ opportunities, or lack thereof. The show’s lighting designer is Columbia College alum Conchita Avitia ’18, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre Design. For tickets, click here.
Visión Latino Theatre Company produces and performs stories that break down racial boundaries. VLTC’s mission is to open the minds of their audiences to Latinx struggles and perseverance through theatre.