Colorado Creatives

100 Colorado Creatives: Tony Garcia

#83: Anthony Garcia

Tony Garcia, who turns sixty this spring, has spent his entire adult life with Su Teatro, the region's primary Chicano theater group, which itself just celebrated forty years. He was just a kid from the westside who played in a rock band when he joined Su Teatro as a musician; Garcia vividly recalls performing traditional carpas -- topical and broadly comedic street skits -- with the group in the early, politically turbulent days of grape boycotts and La Raza.

See also: - Raising the Barrio - Su Teatro makes itself right at home for its first full season at the Denver Civic - Su Teatro's I Don't Speak English Only remains relevant in the group's 40th season

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