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ASU theater professor recognized for mentoring Latinx students

By

Sarah A. McCarty

Micha Espinosa, associate professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University, was selected as the 2018 Alberto Álvaro Ríos Sangre de Arte Award recipient.

The ASU Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Association gives the award to recognize an individual, group or organization exemplifying passion for creatively affecting their community through the arts and for mentorship of Chicano/Latino students.

Espinosa is also affiliate faculty with ASU’s School of Transborder Studies. She is an artist, activist, teacher and voice, speech and dialect coach and has performed, lectured and taught voice and speech around the world since 1992. She coordinated the first bilingual voice conference in Mexico City and the first Asian voice and speech trainers' conference in Singapore. She is the editor of the award-winning book “Monologues for Latino Actors: A Resource Guide to the Contemporary Latino/a Playwrights.”