Education

VIVO – Teatro bilingüe

We are currently offering our VIVO program at:

Silverthorne Elementary

Dillon Valley Elementary

Summit Cove Elementary

To better serve the community in which we live and provide high class theatre education to elementary students in Summit County, Theatre SilCo offers a Dual Language Theatre Program at no cost to our families and schools. Our team is firmly committed to supporting our local working families and contributing to the health and sustainability of our community by providing an equitable, safe, creative, and culturally diverse learning environment for our youth.

VIVO – After School Theater Arts Program

Theatre SilCo is offering the VIVO After School Theatre program for up to 45 students at Silverthorne Elementary and 30 students at Dillon Valley Elementary and Summit Cove Elementary schools. Classes begin at the end of school each day through 5:30pm every Monday through Friday (following SSD calendar). Theatre Silco also offers limited transportation to school neighborhoods.

Our VIVO program will introduce and strengthen skills that include:

  • Team work
  • Accountability
  • Discipline
  • Engage imagination and creativity
  • Foster curiosity, tolerance, kindness
  • Cultural awareness
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Self-expression
  • Public speaking

To sign up your student for this program click the button below. You may sign your student up for any amount of days during the week. Since spaces are limited, we ask that you sign your student up for days you need and that they attend on those days. Rules/regulations will be spelled out in the forms provided once registered.

Contact Sara Rodríguez at sara@thesilco.org or (970) 513-1151 xt.105 for more information.

Teaching Artists

Hugo Conde
Hugo Conde
Hugo Conde

Hugo Conde

Career Highlights include: At Phillips Hall Theatre: Antony and Cleopatra, Sebastian, Springtime, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Heights, Sebastian, 30 Plays in 60 Minutes, A Sick World, Brown Bag Theatre Company: Culture Clash, Quebrando El Silencio, Lydia, Just Like Us, Ni de Aqui Ni de Alla.
Thank you to my family, my partner, and all my friends.

Gary Livingston-Weaver
Gary Livingston-Weaver
Vivo Teaching Artist
Gary Livingston-Weaver

Gary Livingston-Weaver

Gary Livingston-Weaver is excited to be working on the VIVO team! Gary is originally from Austin, Texas and has been in Colorado for 5 years.  He has his BA in Adventure Education from Fort Lewis College and has worked in theatre since he was 8 years old. His passion for education and the arts are brought together in the work that VIVO does. In his free time, Gary likes to be outside hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, whatever the weather allows for the time of year. 

Alyssa Mendoza
Alyssa Mendoza
Vivo Teaching Artist
Alyssa Mendoza

Alyssa Mendoza

ALYSSA MENDOZA: (Teaching Artist) Acting Credits include: Romeo & Juliet (Benvolio). Production Credits: Agnes of God, Avenue Q (UCI). This is Alyssa’s first season with LDTC. Originally from Southern California, she is a writer, actor, and theatre-maker. Thanks to all!

Audrey Lang
Audrey Lang
Vivo Teaching Artist
Audrey Lang

Audrey Lang

Audrey Lang (she/her) is a playwright and stage manager born and raised in New York City. As a playwright, she is a current finalist for the Jewish Plays Project's 2023 contest with her play Birdie and Cait and the Book of Life and her play alex getting better recently had its U.K. Premiere at the Bread & Roses Theatre in London. Other work includes Lily Ineffable (2022 Jewish Plays Project finalist), You Have To Promise (Pride Plays 2020), two short plays at London's Theatre503, and two 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues. As a stage manager, recent credits include: National Tour: CoComelon Live! JJ's Journey (Production Stage Manager), Jersey Boys (Asst. Stage Manager); Off-Broadway: Wolf Play at Soho Rep (Production Asst.); Regional: 2 seasons at the Mac-Haydn Theatre. Audrey has taught playwriting for the Bronx High School of Science's summer program. Proud alumna of MCC Theater Youth Company and SPACE on Ryder Farm. B.A. Theatre Studies, Ithaca College. Thank you to Sara for bringing me to Colorado! www.audreyglang.com

Graco Hernandez
Graco Hernandez
Vivo Teaching Artist
Graco Hernandez

Graco Hernandez

Graco Hernandez is excited to be in beautiful, snowy Colorado. He currently works as part of the Dual Language After School program for Summit County through The LDTC aka VIVO. Credits include: Living Out (Bobby), Much Ado About Nothing (Conrade), Culture Clash in America (Lover, Tom, Con #3), The Refugee Hotel (Condor Passes). Graco graduated from the University of California, Irvine.
Alexis DeJoy
Alexis DeJoy
Vivo Teaching Artist
Alexis DeJoy

Alexis DeJoy

Alexis is an actor, stage manager, and teaching artist based in Summit County. Credits include: The Revolutionists (Charlotte), The Crossword Play (PSM), Memory House (ASM), The Penelopiad (Oracle/Suitor #5), The Pillowman (Katurian), Company (Swing), and she is a founding member of the improv troupe Reply All .
Ray Zarate
Ray Zarate
Vivo Teaching Artist
Ray Zarate

Ray Zarate

Ray is very excited to be working with LDTC for the first time! As a playwriting mentor and director for youth theatre: Jack’s Tall Tales, All Growed Up (New London Barn Playhouse). Additional directing credits: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the Vagina Monologues, and Not Even on Tuesday. Additional stage management: Law and Order: The Musical!, The Last of It’s Kind, Is there Life After Birth?, Much Ado About Nothing.
Cesar Mendoza
Cesar Mendoza
VIVO Teaching Artist
Cesar Mendoza

Cesar Mendoza

CESAR MENDOZA: (Dual Language Teaching Artist): At LDTC: Debut. Additional credits include: SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical (Patrick), Firebringer (Molag), Lightning Thief (Poseidon/Gabe/Mr.D), Saturday Night Fever (Gabriel), West Side Story (Toro), Busch Gardens Williamsburg Howl-O-Scream & Christmas Town (Swing). Cesar is excited to join the LDTC family and work alongside such incredible individuals!