National Engagement

eSe Teatro is an active member of the Latino Theatre Commons, an alliance of Latina/o theater artists, producers and scholars that convene regularly to create initiatives that promote the breadth of Latina/o theater across the nation.  The LTC advocates for Latina/o theater as a vital, significant presence in the not-for-profit theater sector.

Our Mission

Empowering local Latino artists to create, produce and promote professional theater in English, Spanish, bilingual and Spanglish.

Providing a voice for Latino  artists as well as Latino communities by sharing culturally and socially relevant stories through our innovative programming, workshops, and initiatives.

Our Philosophy

Founded in 2010, eSe Teatro honors self-definition and inclusion, striving to represent all the colors in the "rainbow of brown" of our Latinidad. Our affiliated artists range from immigrants to U.S. born, Spanish-speaking and non Spanish-speaking, representing cultures and heritages from all over The Americas and Caribbean.

Our Work

Exploring language, shared history, and cultural roots, through adaptations of classics as well as new works and script development.

Meet the Team


Rose Cano

Artistic Director

Rose Cano is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts.  She is a founding member and the Artistic Director of eSe Teatro: Seattle Latinos Take Stage since 2010. Her adaptation of the children's book La Mariposa by Francisco Jimenez was commissioned and produced by Book–It Repertory Theatre. She is a bilingual actor, playwright, director and lyricist.


Meg Savlov

Community Outreach Coordinator

Meg Savlov, co-founder and Community Outreach Coordinator, comes from a theatrical family and started training in music and theater arts at an early age. .  She has worked as actress, writer, and co-producer in various bi-lingual ensembles and flamenco groups in Santa Fe, San Francisco, and Seattle. Locally, Meg has worked with the Group Theater, ACT, Puget Sound Revels, eSe Teatro, and Miracle Theater in Portland.

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Marco Adiak Voli

Education Liaison

Marco is a current student, graduating in May of 2017 from Cornish College of the Arts with a Degree in Theater Performance and a focus in Original Works. He is theater artist in the greater Seattle area. Coming from Cornish, Marco serves as a performer, staff member, and student liaison within eSe Teatro. As an immigrant from Nicaragua, Marco feels vibrant about representing the latino voice within the theater of the Pacific Northwest and the work done here at eSe.


Maryssa Lagervall

Web Master & Graphic Designer

Maryssa started with eSe Teatro as their graphic designer and public relations intern as her senior project. Maryssa started with musical theater in Junior High and continued to study the arts through high school and into college, she chose to stay on as webmaster after graduating with her BFA in Visual Communication.

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