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Uncover the Secrets of Theatre in New Spain!

The Cancun Culture and Arts Institute (ICAC) is hosting the second session of the Mexican Theatre History Course, focusing on theatre in the era of New Spain. The session, scheduled for Monday, May 6th at 9:00 pm, will be led by history doctorate Miguel Ángel Vázquez.

The course is free to attend, with live broadcasts available on the ICAC's Facebook page. Vázquez, a renowned expert in his field, has an extensive list of publications and recognitions. He is affiliated with the "History of theatre in Mexico" research line at the National Center of Theatre Research, Documentation, and Information (CITRU) of the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL).

The Mexican Theater History Course comprises four sessions, each exploring the rich history of theatre across different eras and movements. Topics range from "Theatre as Conquest" to "Contemporary Theatre in Mexico". Each session is led by distinguished experts from CITRU, ensuring a stimulating and enriching learning experience.

The first session, held on April 29th, was led by Agustín Elizondo and covered the topic of Theatre as Conquest. Future sessions will delve into 20th Century Theatre and Contemporary Theatre in Mexico, led by Rodolfo Obregón and Rubén Ortiz respectively.

To join the live sessions via Zoom, registration is required at https://bit.ly/TallerHTMéxico.