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Number of results found for "Catalinas Sur" : 8
Location: Recorded in La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1999.
Synopsis: 'Historia de una utopía' documents the first 16 years of theater work by Argentinean community theater ensemble Grupo de Teatro Catalinas Sur. Told in the words of the group itself (with an array testimonies by diverse group members), and illustrated with extensive video and photo documentation, this video maps out the origins and philosophy of the Catalinas Sur, while showcasing the variety of o...
Location: Performed at Galpón de Catalinas, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1998.
Synopsis: 1998 version of the by now traditional murga 'La Catalina del Riachuelo,' performed by the community theater group Catalinas Sur of the La Boca neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Staged since 1992 and adapted to each year's sociopolitical climate, the piece poses a carnivalesque critique of current local political events and social issues. La Catalina del Riachuelo's songs, storytelling and...
Alt Title(s): Japanese park
Location: Performed at Galpón de Catalinas, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1997.
Synopsis: 'El Parque Japonés' (premiered in 1997, and nominated for the ACE award in 1998) is a circus operetta performed by the community theater group Catalinas Sur from the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires. The Japanese Park was an amusement park that welcomed migrants on their arrival in Argentina. The piece is less a historical recreation than an affectionate tribute to the popular artists and cha...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Grupo de Teatro Catalinas Sur (Stella Giaquinta & Nora Mouriño), Stella Giaquinta & Nora Mouriño
Location: Interviewed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 12, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Interview with Stella Giaquinto and Nora Mouriño of the Grupo de Teatro Catalinas Sur, conducted by Julieta Infantino as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Cla...
Alt Title(s): Osos o no sos
Location: Performed at Galpón de Catalinas, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2005.
Synopsis: 'O sos o no sos' is Catalinas Sur's second puppet theater show, a beautiful spectacle for all ages following their first puppetry piece 'La Niña de la Noche.' It is a free adaptation of Frank Tashlin's story 'The Bear that Wasn't.' The piece tells the adventures and exploits of a bear that wakes up from his winter hibernation to find an industrial complex where his cave used to be. The bear then ...
Location: Performed at Galpón de Catalinas, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in Nov. 2004.
Synopsis: 'Venimos de muy lejos' pays homage to the immigrant ancestors of the people of the neighborhood of La Boca, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The piece is less an anthropological or historical portrait of an era than a theatrical celebration of a neigborhood's collective memory, a carnivalesque depiction of fictional characters from the bit and pieces of real and fictional stories, legends and traditio...
Alt Title(s): Fulgor argentino, club social y deportivo 1930-2030, Argentine glow, sports and social club 1930-2030
Location: Performed at Galpón de Catalinas, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 10, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Grupo de Teatro Catalinas Surs El Fulgor Argentino, Club Social y Deportivo 1930-2030 (The Argentine Glow, Sports and Social Club 1939-2030), performed as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas: For...
Alt Title(s): Fulgor argentino, club social y deportivo
Location: Performed at Galpón de Catalinas, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in Nov. 2003.
Synopsis: 'El Fulgor Argentino, Club Social y Deportivo' brings together a hundred performers, an orchestra and big puppets in order to perform a hundred years of Argentine history (1930-2030) as seen through the social dances of a community club. El Fulgor Argentino social club opens its doors as a dance hall in 1930. The military coup that brings down the presidency of Hipólito Yrigoyen interrupts the pa...