Cuban Theater Digital Archive

Grupo Prometeo a/k/a Promethean Players


Founding Director: Teresa María Rojas (1973 - 2004)

Artistic Director: Edgar García (2018-2019)

Artistic Director: Joann Maria Yarrow (2006-2017)

Interim Artistic Director: Frank Quintana (2004-2006)

Teatro Prometeo was the only Spanish-language conservatory for actor training in the United States until 2016 when the conservatory closed. It has numerous renowned alums, including Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz. The group worked between 2000 and 2004 in Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus El teatrino. In 2004, the group was renamed Teatro Prometeo Theater and it opened with an eponymous theatrical space. It became Little Havana’s Koubek Center’s resident company between 2016 and 2019.

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    Leonin, Mia. "Home at Last: Theater troupe moves in." Miami New Times 17 June 2004.

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Author: Lucie Mau (Summer 2020)

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