Grant Recipient Details


Providence, RI

Project Title
Impacto Desproporcionado (Disproportionate Impact)
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
New Work New England
Grant Amount

The New England Latinx community has been hit hard by the Coronavirus. Teatro ECAS presents Impacto Desproporcionado (Disproportionate Impact), a documentary play based upon interviews conducted with front line health care workers and Latinx essential workers of authentic stories and interpreted by actors. Written and directed by Francis Parra. Partnering with the Latino Policy Institute and Lifespan/ Brown University Medical School/Infectious Diseases, Impacto Desproporcionado will be performed in May 2021 at Teatro ECAS in Spanish, with English translations simulcast supertitles.

Work Samples

Twelve members of Teatro ECAS stand together on the sidewalk outside of the theater
The company in front of the theater.
In black and white, a group of people sit in a lobby with a painted palm tree on the wall.
Teatro ECAS rehearse El Rumor de la Sangre