José Torres-Tama

José Torres-Tama is a performance and visual artist, published poet, and playwright. His “Taco Truck Theater” ensemble received a prestigious MAPFUND grant. “Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evildoers” is his acclaimed solo that has sold out theaters in Houston, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles. From 2006 to 2011, he contributed post-Katrina commentaries that aired on NPR’s “Latino USA.” Northwestern University Press published the script of “Aliens” in Encuentro: New Latinx Performances for the American Theater anthology (2019).