Upcoming Events


La Vida Es Cortos

November 26 - 28, 2021.

A unique festival that presents short plays and short films to celebrate and showcase the Latinx community, its artists, and its stories.  


In its third year, the festival will evolve by including dance theatre performances and short dance films to create a Latinx multidisciplinary experience never seen before. Additionally the festival will have ONE day dedicated to showcasing plays and films for young audiences.


For information on play and film submission visit Get Involved.

Past Events


En Su Casa

Family Film Festival & Competition

August 2020

En Su Casa was a virtual short film festival showcasing Latinx films for young audiences from all over the world. Films were sorted into blocks with the following themes; At-Home Films, Animate Your Imagination, Social Dramas, and From Puerto Rico. The fesival also included  to special events including Q&As with filmmakers and film making workshops.

Balcony Scene In Quarantine

June 2020

A five-episode web series that culminated in a live-streamed performance of a bilingual adaptation of Shakespeare‘s famous “Balcony Scene” from Romeo and Juliet. 

See the full series and postshow Q&A sessions on YouTube.


Photo by Hung Truong

TEATRX at Sin Muros

 February 2020

Dos Caras Del Patroncito by Teatro Campesino; a one act play that brought theatre and activism together during the labor movement. 


La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts

November 2019

The second annual short play and short film festival that showcases the Latinx community, its artists, and its stories.  For more information click here.

Photos by Melissa Taylor

A  New Works Project

June 2019

A unique play development process that invites the Houston community to participate in the development of new works that reflect our stories, our artists, and our communities. Join us for the  presentation of these new plays. 

REFLEXIÓN - A New Works Project was funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

University of Houston - Downtown 

O'Kane Theatre

Workshop Production

The Stories Of Us by Jelisa Jay Robinson 

Staged Readings

The Soldier's Cross by Cinthya Hernandez

Felon Known by Marissa Castillo

Photos by Melissa Taylor

La Vida Es Cortos/ Life Is Shorts

November 2018

Over three nights in November 2018 at Midtown Arts & Theatre Center we produced the first ever short play and short film festival. We brought together four Latinx theatre groups to show the range of Latinx performing artists in Houston and showed short films from around the world.

Photos by Pin Lim