LATA Awards 2024: Ángel MoralesJanuary 22, 2024
Ángel Morales- Best Director /Comedy “Havana Feng Shui” -Hostos Repertory Company- FUERZAfest 2023
•The LATA Awards (Latin Alternative Theater Awards), created by Héctor Luis Productions under the direction of Héctor Luis Sin Censura, have celebrated Latino alternative theater since 2017 in New York, New Jersey and nearby areas. These awards not only honor local artists but also recognize international organizations, institutions and artists who have played a significant role in this artistic evolution. It is a platform that seeks to highlight the contribution and importance of alternative art in these communities, providing recognition to those who have promoted and enriched this field.
Ángel Morales is a professor of Theatre at Hostos Community College in NYC and the Artistic Director of the award winning Hostos Repertory Company. He received his M.A. in Educational Theatre from NYU. Originally from Puerto Rico, he has directed numerous plays including the world premiere of the acclaimed Borinquen vive en El Barrio by Tere Martínez, In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks, boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and the US premiere of You Always Forget Something which received three HOLA and two ACE awards. His works have been showcased at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region 1, and at the Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland. Morales is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC) Society, and is currently a doctoral student at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education.
•Ángel Morales will receive the recognition on March 25 at the LATA Charity Gala in commemoration of International Theater Day to be held at the William V. Musto Cultural Center in Union City, NJ