All CASA talks are free and will take place at Rich Mix
Duration: 45 mins
Language: English

A photographic survey of the Latin American community in Britain over the past 30 years
Sun 29th September – 5.30pm
Julio Etchart reveals the stories behind the photos from his exhibition ‘Latino London’ in a promenade talk.
Followed by a performance of Instrucciones para Abrazar el Aire

Theatre of exile: Should I stay or should I go now?
Sun 29th September – 6.15pm
with Omar Elerian (theatre director, Bush Theatre), Natália Kaliada (co-artistic director Belarus Free Theatre) and Tereza Araújo ( Drama Workshop facilitator/actress en StoneCrabs Theatre)
Followed by a performance of Instrucciones para Abrazar el Aire

Beyond stereotypes: making relevant work out of what’s culturally expected of us
Mon 30th September – 6.15pm
with Franko Figueiredo (theatre director, Stonecrabs Theatre Company), Gaël Le Cornec (actress and writer, Footprint Project), Miguel Hernando Torres Umba (performer and director, Tavarka teatro), Ignácio Jarquin (opera singer and actor, Prodigal Theatre) .
Followed by Nuestra CASA Scratch Night

What if I’m not a British artist, where do I get that funding?
Tue 1st October – 6.15pm
with Malú Ansaldo (producer, Globe to Globe Festival), James Hadley (theatre officer/ relationship manager, Arts council of England) and Sudha Bhuchar (artistic director, Tamasha).
Followed by performances of Mme Butterfly, the One Man Opera and Las Cunetas Florecen en Primavera

From invisible to visible – a journey through changes in London’s Latin American community
Wed 2nd October – 6.15pm
with Cathy Mcllwaine (professor, Queen Mary University of London) , Gaël Le Cornec (creative director, Brasiliance heritage project), Julio Etchart (photographer)
Followed by a performance of Hamlet de los Andes

What’s a universal story?
Thu 3rd October – 6.15pm
Open public discussion moderated by Daniel Goldman (artistic director, CASA Festival)
Followed by performances of Hamlet de los Andes and Poder de Papel

Remembering dictatorships in Latin American theatre today: Is it finally time to move on?
Fri 4th October – 6.15pm
with David Arancibia Urzua (playwright, Royal court’s new plays from Chile season), Catherine Boyle (Professor and translator, King’s college/Out of the wings), Victor Figueroa-Clark (Latin Americanist, London school of economics)
Followed by performances of La Razón Blindada and Poder de Papel

Theatre for change
Sat 5th October – 4.00pm
Daniel Goldman (theatre director/ Tangram Theatre & CASA Festival) in conversation with Renato Rocha (theatre director and choreographer, LIFT and Street Child United)
Followed by a performance of Poder de Papel

Book lounge
Sun 6th October – 11.00am
In conversation with Oscar Guardiola-Rivera (author of What if Latin America ruled the world and Story of a death foretold) and Adam Feinstein( author of Pablo Neruda, A Passion for Life)
Followed by the documentary Open CASA Community Day Opens