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La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts Festival!

Presented by TEATRX - A Latinx Theatre Company at MATCH Houston (Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston), Houston TX

Nov 26 - 28 2021
La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts Festival!

TEATRX is bringing back La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts! A unique festival that presents short plays and short films to celebrate and showcase the Latinx community, its artists, and its stories.

TEATRX is bringing back La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts! They are delighted and thankful to bring back the only festival that showcases short plays and short films side by side. 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.

TEATRX will produce four short plays chosen from a nationwide call for plays. TEATRX Founding Artistic Director,  Benito Vasquez will direct “Breaking the Binary” by California-based Angela Estela. TEATRX Co-Founder Marissa Castillo will

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La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts will once again be presented at MATCH in Matchbox 1. TEATRX tickets are “Pay-What-You-Will” starting at $10.

Contact: 713-521-4533


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Films will be split between three performances Friday at 7:30 PM and Saturday at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Following each performance the audience will vote on their favorite film. The top films will be featured at the final performance on Sunday, November 28 where the audience will vote on the Audience Favorite.

Masks are required. No exceptions.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • La Vida Es Cortos 2019, Photos by Melissa Taylor


  • Audience interviews following La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts 2019


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