Talento Bilingüe de Houston is launching Expressarte, a comprehensive theater program for youth and adults. The youth program offers classes in acting, voice, movement, and prop-making, make-up, costume, sound and scenic design, aimed at giving them a portfolio of skills that will enable them to be admitted into higher education. For Adults, Expressarte will provide a unique two-year college-level program of 48 semester-hours of theatre higher education, which encompasses classes in Acting, Directing, Play-writing, Movement for Theatre, Voice and Diction, as well as Play Production, Theatre History, Elements of Design, Dance, Music, Spectacle and Audiovisual Semiotics. At the end of each semester the students will showcase their work in theatre pieces staged as preludes to TBH’s regular season productions. Angeles Romero, MFA and Artist-in-Residence at TBH designed and will teach the new program, along with and Cuban-born poet, playwright, actor, director Carlos Jesús García. Enrollment opened July 21, and there’s a trial interview day for parents with youth on Saturday, August 13, with adult auditions scattered throughout August.