Project Description

Grantee Profile: Su Teatro

Su Teatro is a multidisciplinary cultural arts center established in 1971 to promote, produce, develop and preserve the cultural arts, heritage and traditions of the Chicano/Latino community. Su Teatro is the third oldest Chicano theater in the country. Programs are designed to stimulate dialogue about cultural issues, and to make Chicano/Latino art and culture accessible to all communities.

Su Teatro’s Artistic Director Tony Garcia is an award-winning playwright, actor and singer. He is also a 2011 Livingston Fellow, and a recipient of the 2014 William S. Funk Award for Building Strong Communities.

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation provided support for Su Teatro’s 2016 season of programs, which included Bless Me Ultima, and the revival of El Sol Que Tu Eres, one of Su Teatro’s most successful productions. Film, poetry, music festivals, and educational programs for students are also part of Su Teatro’s dynamic programming.

The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is pleased to support Su Teatro and its dynamic programs that showcase the history and experiences of Chicanos/Latinos. Su Teatro is embarking on an exciting project, San Arte, that will expand facilities, create new classrooms and an outdoor performance and community gathering space, and position Su Teatro as a key gateway and connection to the Santa Fe Arts District.

For current programming or to learn more about Su Teatro, please visit their website at