During the 2017-18 Stages Repertory Theatre season, Purple Eyes will receive its official world premiere as part of 'Sin Muros: A Latino Theatre Festival.' Feb 1-4, 2018.
The T.R.U.T.H. Project will present 'Ofélio', a ten minute play by Josh Inocéncio, as part of their series 'Rise Above' which focuses on sexual assault awareness.
Out of 50 submissions, the Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) chose Josh Inocéncio's 'Ofélio', along with 15 other plays, for their Playwriting Symposium readings.
Catch Josh Inocéncio perform Purple Eyes at the University of Houston as part of Culture Connect Week. 6PM. Free.
On Monday, November 21, Josh will perform an excerpt from Purple Eyes and appear on a Multilingual Readings panel in an event at the University of Houston. 6PM. Roy Cullen 106.
During the first week of November, Josh will travel to McAllen and Edinburg to perform his solo play, Purple Eyes, as well as teach his ancestral auto/biographies workshop at UT-RGV and South Texas College.
On October 16, Josh will offer a playwriting workshop with Tintero Projects at East End Studio Gallery in Houston. Check out other writers as well each Sunday throughout the month!
Out of 120 submissions from across the United States, The Landing Theatre Co. chose Josh's short play dallas/love the bomb to be part of their Redemption Series, which includes 12 plays responding to crises in America. Here, the Houston Chronicle reviews Josh's play and the series in its entirety.
On September 22, Josh will speak to Dr. Trevor Boffone's Intro to LGBT Studies course at the University of Houston. He will discuss local electoral politics (particularly in regard to LGBT issues), the importance of voting, and his experience writing for OutSmart Magazine, an LGBT publication.
In a special collaboration with the Fresh Arts gallery in Winter Street Studios, Josh Inocéncio performed a press performance of Purple Eyes in Houston. August 20. Directed by Jeff Paden. Co-produced by Dr. Trevor Boffone.
In collaboration with ProyectoTEATRO, Austin's leading Spanish language theatre, Josh Inocéncio will perform his solo play, Ojos Violetas//Purple Eyes*, at the Mexican-American Cultural Center in Austin, TX. June 3 & 4, 8PM. Directed by Jeff Paden.
Talkbacks will follow each performance. Writing workshop at 11AM on Saturday, June 4.
*Performed in English with Spanish surtitles.
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An abbreviated performance of Purple Eyes for a Houston Community College--Eastisde English course taught by Stalina Villarreal. The performance was part of Indigenous/Earth Day celebrations on campus. Introduced and interviewed by Dr. Trevor Boffone.
For February 2016, the Arizona based vocal coach and artist Micha Espinosa featured monologues from Purple Eyes by Josh Inocéncio on her Latinoactor.com blog. Espinosa is the editor of Monologues for Latino/a Actors: A Resource Guid to Contemporary Latino/a Playwrights for Actors and Teachers.
You can view the full feature here.
The first Purple Eyes performance in collaboration with Pride FSU, Florida State's LGBTQ student organization. April 10 and 11 at 8:00 each night. A talk-back will be hosted after the Saturday performance with the director, Jeff Paden; writer/performer, Josh Inocéncio; and costume designer, Rainy Edwards.