The Affiliates Program supports local and regional organizations whose missions are enhanced by MIFA mentorship and Victory Theatre use.
In anticipation of the Victory Theatre opening, MIFA is proud to be inaugurating the Affiliates Program in its 2018-2019 season with the Holyoke-based Palante Theater Company, Holyoke Community College, and OneHolyoke CDC.
Palante Theater Company
Establishment of a Latinx theater company in Holyoke.
La Gringa – September 2017 – Urban Theater Company Chicago
Palante Film Festival – February 2018 – Palante Theater Company, Puerto Rican/Afro Caribbean Center and Nueva Esperanza
An Evening with Magdalena Gomez – Shameless Woman – October 2018 – Azucar! Pod Cast Book Club/Palante Theater Company
Dancing In My Cockroach Killers – October 2018 – Pregones / The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater
Not For Sale – October 2019 – Urban Theater Company Chicago
Holyoke Community College (HCC)
Connecting HCC’s Communication, Media & Theater Arts program
90th Birthday Bash for Legendary Holyoke Drummer Hal Blaine and Screening of the American documentary film, The Wrecking Crew – February 2019 – MIFA Victory Theatre, HCC, Community College Public Humanities Center and MassHumanities
In the Heights – November 2018 – HCC Music and Theater 2018 Fall Musical
Yearly presentations of The National Players in Holyoke
Co Presentations of:
Around the World in 80 Days – May 2019 – National Players America’s Longest-Running Touring Company
The Great Gatsby – May 2018 – National Players America’s Longest-Running Touring Company
The Grapes of Wrath – May 2017 – National Players America’s Longest-Running Touring Company
To Kill A Mockingbird – May 2015 – National Players America’s Longest-Running Touring Company & The Salon: A Preview, To Kill A Mockingbird – April 2015 – Olde Holyoke Development Corporation