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El Campo Santo

El Campo Santo

By El Campo Santo

A house full of letters. Each one describes a god, a monster, a ghost. What is it about the ground of New Mexico that brings magic?
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Birthday Card
Birthday Card
A birthday card in the mail reminds Reyes of the ghosts in his house.  Season 2 Finale!
02:10
February 01, 2022
The Valley
The Valley
A colonizing monk comes face to face with God but not his own once he's lost in the desert. Written by Jay Muskett Performed by Sheldon Blackhorse and Trini King. 
20:30
January 25, 2022
Nob Hill Drifter
Nob Hill Drifter
Various accounts of a dust storm entity that collects people
14:46
January 18, 2022
Tres Hermanas Volcanoes
Tres Hermanas Volcanoes
Las Tres Hermanas (the three sisters) who were born from an earthquake and rest as volcanoes. Three heroines who brought peace through a sisterly love. Written by Lila Martinez
07:28
January 11, 2022
Dead Head
Dead Head
A man returns to the bridge where he saw a ghost as boy, only this time he gets the man's story and tries to right the wrong that was made against him
10:00
January 04, 2022
Lizard Mural
Lizard Mural
A woman is trapped in mural and her escape is based on being able to capture her friend in the same lizard painting.  
12:19
December 28, 2021
Duck!
Duck!
The Deming Duck Race winner has a secret. 
05:51
December 21, 2021
White Sands
White Sands
A man visits white sands only to discover it's a sea of souls. Written by Andee Schray.
05:39
December 14, 2021
Carlsbad
Carlsbad
A love letter written at the end of the world from the center of the earth. Written by Lila Martinez.
04:13
December 07, 2021
The Lightening Field
The Lightening Field
A groundkeeper outside of Quemado sees a ghost try to manifest through lightening. 
04:57
November 30, 2021
Dandelions
Dandelions
A group of friends are haunted by a Man, a House, and a ritual as they each go thier seperate paths until one of them is forced to confront his future Written by: Theodore Hamblin                  Caroline Graham                  Liam Hoch                 Leonard Madrid
25:05
November 23, 2021
Walking Cemetary
Walking Cemetary
Graveyard Grounds keep creates a complex plan to prevent a disorderly crowd of spirits on the busiest day of the week, Dia de Los Muertos. Written by: Lila Martinez          Andee Schray          Barney Lopez          Caroline Graham
08:11
November 16, 2021
Foot Hills
Foot Hills
A young hiker in Gallup loses their footing and discover a child's cemetery. Written by Lila Martinez and Fred Mete. 
08:16
November 09, 2021
The Bruja House
The Bruja House
A house in Los Lunas, New Mexico has never been right. 
14:51
November 02, 2021
A Rose
A Rose
A young woman who lives across the street from an infamous house finds a rose on her doorstep.  Written by Hailey Tolleson
03:49
October 25, 2021
Candy Kitchen
Candy Kitchen
A candy making competition in Candy Kitchen ends up being a trap...or a call home. Script by J.D. Otsuka
04:30
October 18, 2021
Buffalo Soldier Hill
Buffalo Soldier Hill
You don't have to die to leave a ghost.  A young woman learns the story of a soldier near Portales, NM. 
03:06
October 11, 2021
Wheeler Peak
Wheeler Peak
A hot air balloon crashes on Wheeler Peak. The pilot sees things that shouldn't be there. 
08:38
October 05, 2021
What We Leave Behind
What We Leave Behind
The mail has stopped.  Reyes considers the nature of hauntings. 
02:29
October 05, 2021
Coming soon! Season two!
Coming soon! Season two!
Season 2 of El Campos Santo is all about Hauntings.  Again, we work with exciting regional writers and actors to explore New Mexico's supernatural stories and expanded legends. 
00:28
October 04, 2021
Las Arañas
Las Arañas
Along the Mesa of Albuquerque, lie the secrets.  Sometimes those secrets come back to life and hunt us.  This play explores the monsters we create and those we become.  In collaboration with the Theatre and Digital Media Department of ENMU. Intermission soundscape by Avi Amon. Made possible with grants from NMArts and The City of Albuquerque.
01:04:26
February 02, 2021
Dear Claudina
Dear Claudina
Beatriz moves into her new house in Barelas, NM.  Written by Leonard Madrid Performed by Lila Martinez We are a production of Blackout Theatre Company Made possible with  generous grants from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
03:07
July 20, 2020
The Buffalo
The Buffalo
A college professor explores the countryside of eastern New Mexico and discovers The Buffalo Written by Jon Barr Performed by Fred Mete We are a production of Blackout Theatre Company Made possible with  generous grants from the City of Albuquerque’s Cultural Affairs and New Mexico Arts If you are interested in learning more about Blackout theatre company, check out our website at blackouttheatre.com
07:48
July 13, 2020
A Santé Sara in T or C
A Santé Sara in T or C
A recent immigrant moves to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. He brings his hopes and his saints with him from his homeland. This episode was written by Katy Andersen Performed by- Alejandro Naranjo Caroline Toby Graham Ericka Olvera We are a production of Blackout Theatre Company Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
13:42
July 06, 2020
The Santera's Shop
The Santera's Shop
Reyes explores his mother's Santo shop in Barelas, NM Written and Performed by Leonard Madrid We are a production of Blackout Theatre Company Made possible with  generous grants from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
03:42
June 22, 2020
Mescalito
Mescalito
The magic of Las Vegas, New Mexico heals a young man and speak through him through a dog named Mescal. Written by Liam Hoch Performed by Kainon Bachtel We are a production of Blackout Theatre Company Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
10:16
June 15, 2020
Desert Willow
Desert Willow
The Bosque around that runs along the Rio Grande river in Albuquerque, New Mexico hides many mysteries.  Reyes finally takes some time to visit one of them. His father.  production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
05:02
June 01, 2020
Winter
Winter
A father loves his daughter. He encounters Winter herself.  Written by Leonard Madrid Performed by Liam Hoch A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
04:58
May 25, 2020
The Fractured Crust
The Fractured Crust
What lies just under the earth in Los Volcanes near Albuquerque? Written and Performed by Steven Blacksmith We are a production of Blackout Theatre Company Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
12:35
May 19, 2020
Sometimes It Snows
Sometimes It Snows
Sometimes it Snows, A one-act play by Barney Lopez Coyote stalks the streets of Los Lunas, New Mexico.   Is he there to hunt or to help?   Cast- Silas- Gus Tafoya Coyote- Gavin Barrera Ida- Caroline Graham Victor- Steven Blacksmith Sarita- Hailey Tolleson Narrator- Stephen Armijo
25:38
May 19, 2020
Pale White Ghost Steer of Magdalena
Pale White Ghost Steer of Magdalena
A traditional song often played around Magdalena, New Mexico to warn people to stay away from the Ghost Steer. Song written and performed by Barney Lopez
03:07
May 19, 2020
El Malo Malo
El Malo Malo
The streets of Mesilla, New Mexico have been safe for forty years, but he's back.  A one-act play written by Leonard Madrid Performed by Theatre 3 of Albuquerque
29:03
May 19, 2020
Sangre de Cristos
Sangre de Cristos
In the Sangre de Cristo mountains in New Mexico a young girl scout encounters a mad man who is out to kill a god of wine. Written by Gus Tafoya Performed by: Hailey Tolleson Gavin Barrera Made possible with  generous grants from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
09:34
May 19, 2020
Blue Hole
Blue Hole
The Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, New Mexico is one of the most beautiful natural features of the state, but it holds a secret. Written by Caroline Toby Graham Performed by Ericka Olvera A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
05:29
May 19, 2020
Rainsville
Rainsville
Pride dries up the rains in Rainsville, NM. It keeps a mother and daughter apart.  A god intervenes in dreams. Written by Gus Tafoya Performed by: Caroline Toby Graham Ericka Olvera A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
05:50
May 19, 2020
Ghost Steer
Ghost Steer
The cattle trails between Magdalena, New Mexico and Fort Worth hold mysteries and loss.  Written and Performed by Barney Lopez A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
10:27
May 19, 2020
Malpais
Malpais
The caves of Malpais are filled with ice and creatures.   Written by Stephen Armijo Performed by Caroline Toby Graham A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
07:07
May 19, 2020
Coal
Coal
The mines of Madrid, New Mexico are filled with mysteries . Three men find out what creatures lie within. Written by Stephen Armijo Performed by: Gus Tafoya Barney Lopez Steven Blacksmith production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
11:27
May 19, 2020
Primer Dia
Primer Dia
Animal Control in Socorro, New Mexico takes more than just someone who is good with dogs. Written by Gavin Barrera  Performed by: Caroline Toby Graham Stephen Armijo Gus Tafoya production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
10:51
May 19, 2020
Mariposas
Mariposas
Thousands of butterflies swarm to create a woman.  Young Alma doesn't know how special she is in a world filled with special things.   A prequel to the play "The Sparrow's Daughter" by Blackout Theatre Written by Leonard Madrid Performed by:  Ellyana Lucero Julienne Madrid A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
04:11
May 18, 2020
El Conejo
El Conejo
A newcomer encounters a strange man along the edge of the Rio Grande in Albuquerque's Bosque.  Written by Leonard Madrid Performed by Gavin Barrera A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
06:23
May 11, 2020
Trolls, Bridges, an Old Man and Spider Woman Walk into a Bar Part 3
Trolls, Bridges, an Old Man and Spider Woman Walk into a Bar Part 3
Kittens, gods, trolls.  A southwestern hero battles interlopers on Dine' territory. The conclusion to Jay Muskett's three part story.  Performed by Lila Martinez A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
14:41
May 04, 2020
Trolls, Bridges, an Old Man, and Spiderwoman walk into a Bar Part 2
Trolls, Bridges, an Old Man, and Spiderwoman walk into a Bar Part 2
An old man loses his memory. A doctor steps in to help....to help? The adventure of a mythical creature of the Southwest against colonizing European trolls continues.  By Jay B. Muskett Performed by Isiah Yazzie production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
10:22
April 27, 2020
Trolls, Bridges, an Old Man and Spider Woman Walk into a Bar. Part 1
Trolls, Bridges, an Old Man and Spider Woman Walk into a Bar. Part 1
Part 1 of a 3 part story about a conflict between Native gods and interloping trolls.  Written by playwright Jay B. Muskett.  Performed by Sheldon Blackhorse. production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
05:59
April 20, 2020
The Sun's Mistress
The Sun's Mistress
The Sun is a man. Girasol is in love with him.  A precursor to the play Aurora by Leonard Madrid Episode Written by Leonard Madrid Performed by Bella Figueroa production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
03:48
April 13, 2020
Los Animales
Los Animales
Reyes learns about different gods that roam around Belen, NM.  Episode written by Abigayle Goldstein with parts by Leonard Madrid Performed by: Caroline Toby Graham Barney Lopez Leonard Madrid Hailey Tolleson production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
24:55
April 06, 2020
The Memory Thief
The Memory Thief
In the mountains around Ruidoso, New Mexico is a creature who steals people's memories.  Idea by Ericka Olvera Written by Leonard Madrid Performed by: Hailey Tolleson Barney Lopez Leonard Madrid Ericka Olvera production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Art Work by Garrett McGeein Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
12:51
March 30, 2020
House of Letters
House of Letters
Reyes continues to read the letters in his mother's collection. He learns of creatures he's never heard of.  Written by Leonard Madrid production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
07:18
March 23, 2020
Magpies
Magpies
Reyes Explores the new house. Finds the oldest letter in his mother's collection. Episode written by Aniello Fotano Performed by Stephen Armijo and Leonard Madrid production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
15:27
March 16, 2020
Hidden Doors
Hidden Doors
Reyes discovers a hidden door in the house where he grew up.  production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
06:51
March 13, 2020
A funeral
A funeral
Reyes attends his mother's funeral.  The supernatural creatures of New Mexico pay Tribute. Written and performed by Leonard Madrid production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
04:50
March 11, 2020
A Letter to Claude
A Letter to Claude
Reyes encounters death while returning to New Mexico for his mother's funeral.  Written and performed by Leonard Madrid A production of Blackout Theatre Company of Albuquerque Made possible with  generous grant from the City of Albuquerque’s cultural affairs and New Mexico Arts
06:52
March 09, 2020
Dear Claude
Dear Claude
Reyes admits that the world may not be what he thought.
00:47
December 28, 2019