The 75-minute film with music is driven by Dan’s lifelong friendship with late Chicano visual artist Carlos Almaraz and by Dan’s father, late Chicano music legend, Lalo Guerrero. The story travels through decades of Mexican-American/Chicano history and the gay experience from a unique and personal perspective.
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Jun 03, 2020 · Alex Gitman for Variety Dan Guerrero was 13 years old when he realized he was gay.
The Dan Guerrero Collection on Latino Entertainment and the Arts has been established in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) and The Dan Guerrero Research Collection is housed at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center that includes his oral history recorded for their LGBT and Mujeres Initiative project.
Oct 18, 2018 · “ Gaytino!” takes audiences through Guerrero’s journey from his Eastside neighborhood to the fast-paced energy of New York –where he worked on Broadway, both as a performer and an agent– and his return to Los Angeles in the 1980’s as a “born-again Hispanic,” vouching for more visibility for Latinos in media. As Guerrero began producing and directing for television, his social activism for Latinos and LGBTQ individuals became prominent.
Dan Guerrero on Having a ‘Unique Story to Tell’ With His Solo Stage Show, and Now Film, ‘Gaytino!’ Dan Guerrero was 13 years old when he realized he was gay. “I’ve always been very self-aware, and I decided I was going to look in a mirror and see what I had to offer the world — what do I have, w…
The son of the late Chicano music icon Lalo Guerrero, Dan wrote ¡Gaytino! Made in America to celebrate his father’s life and legacy as well as that of his life-long boyhood friend the late visual artist Carlos Almaraz. These two extraordinary men were hugely influential in shaping Dan’s unique life.
Gaytino. Activist. Made in America. ¡GAYTINO! Made In America created and performed by Dan Guerrero is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70s and back to Hollywood. A gay Chicano moves from the back of the bus to the front of American pop culture in this autobiographical play with music.
In “¡Gaytino!,” 78-year-old Dan Guerrero –an Eastside producer, director, performer, activist and educator– talks about growing up in East Los Angeles in the 1950s as a gay Latino. “¡Gaytino!” takes audiences from Guerrero’s Eastside neighborhood to Broadway, where he worked both as a performer and an agent.
DAN GUERRERO is an award-winning producer of diverse programming for network and cable television and of live arts and culture concert events. He’s helmed talk shows and music specials for NBC, PBS, HBO, Univision and Telemundo and directed large-scale concert events at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, the Cite de la Musique ...