DMAC-DUO Multicultural Arts Centerunder the Artistic Direction of Michelangelo Alasa' is dedicated to developing and producing theater works by Latino playwrights as well as employing Latino directors, actors and designers. DUO Theater achieves this through its programs which include: The MUSICAL THEATER COMMISSION PROGRAM which has commissioned over 28 musicals including the long running Born to Rumba! which ran 520 performances and is the longest running theater production by a US based Latino theater and Chez Garbo which ran 300 performaces. Five of these productions have been recorded and released on CD. The IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT SERIES, showcases Latino actors in plays by leading world playwrights, in roles in which they are seldom cast. Productions have included Bent, The Normal Heart, The Blue Room, Beirut, Betrayal, Eastern Standard.
DUO Theatre is just one of the components of the larger DMAC@Duo Multicultural Arts Center which offers exciting programming which includes Film@DMAC which presents the highly successful NYC Downtown Short Film Festival recently recognized as one of the top film festivals in the world; the Music@DMAC series featuring Cabaret and chamber/new music programs and Dance@DMAC which commissions and presents new dance works. On the 3rd floor Art@ DMAC is dedicated to new media + digital works. http://www.DuoTheater.org