The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center & SAY Sí Present 
“My Time, My Story: Youth from Yanaguana” 
Written by Grupo Animo & Teatro ALAS    
June 29 at 7 p.m.

 Admission: FREE 

Location: Say Si, 1310 S. Brazos

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center & Say Sí are proud to announce Grupo Animo & Teatro ALAS 2024 summer theater production of 

“My Time, My Story: Youth From Yanaguana”

June 29, 2024, 7 PM

Admission: Free

LOCATION: SAY Sí, 1310 S. Brazos, San Antonio, TX 78207


The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s youth theater company Grupo Animo has been collaborating this summer with Teatro ALAS, the youth theater company of SAY Sí, in developing this new original production. “My Time, My Story: Youth From Yanaguana” consists of numerous actos/skits that explore the following themes that youth face today: love, friendship, self-identity, tragedies involving family and forgiveness and of coming of age.


This production was developed under the artistic guidance of Grupo Animo Instructors, Sarah Tijerina & Clint Taylor, and Teatro ALAS Instructors Lilith Tijerina & Solstiz Ibarra-Campos. This unique collaboration is offered to students between the ages of 13 and 18 at no cost.


Due to the pending renovations of the Historic Guadalupe Theater, the performance will take place at SAY Sí, 1310 S. Brazos, San Antonio, TX 78207, SAY Sí is located down the block from the Historic Guadalupe Theater.


Grupo Animo is the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s resident youth theater company, founded in 1993 and consisting of youth (ages 13-18) from all backgrounds and areas of San Antonio, and Bexar County. Under the mentorship of professional teaching artists and directors, Grupo Animo company members are guided through a four-week summer theater experience, allowing youth a platform to make their voice heard through thought-provoking, engaging and culturally relevant, performance-based Teatro/Theatre


Grupo Animo’s mission is to use Teatro/Theatre to instill an understanding of the value of culture, creativity, and community.


This production is made possible by numerous generous grants from the City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Latino Theater Initiative, National Performance Network, and the Norma E. Cantu – Norine R and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities Trinity University.  


For more information, please go to, call (210) 271-3151 or contact Jorge Piña, Theater Arts Director at .



2024 Grupo Animo class with actors Jesse Borrego and Tony Plana.