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Sahagun (Paulina) TENAZ and CARA Collection
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Description
This collection consists of the dramatist and dramaturge Paulina Sahagun's collection of Latin American and Chicano theater papers, specifically the papers of TENAZ (Teatros Nacionales de Aztlan) and CARA (Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation).
Background
Paulina Sahagun has performed on both sides of the Mexico / U.S. Border. She began her theatrical career as a member of the Mexican Theater Company: Los Mascarones and was a founding member of Grupo Cultural Zero. With these companies she toured extensively throughout Mexico and the U.S. performing original theatrical works. Her credits with El Teatro Campesino and Luis Valdez include the play "La Pastorela" and the PBS Special "El Popol Vuh." Sahagun has worked with TENAZ, The Inner City Cultural Center, Plaza de La Raza, UCLA Mexican Art Series, the 1990 Los Angeles Theater Festival, and CARA. She co-directed the Young Conservatory, a training program for young actors and was a Drama Instructor at Inner City Arts. Sahagun is a graduate of the Del Arte School of Physical Theater and received her master's degree in the World Arts and Cultures program at UCLA.
Extent
1.2 linear feet (2 boxes; 1 flat box)
Restrictions
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of materials, including but not limited to infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Availability
Open for research.