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Alt Title(s): Interview with Lisímaco Núñez (Teatro Experimental de Cali), Lisímaco Núñez
Location: Interviewed in Cali, Colombia, on Aug. 12, 1999.
Synopsis: Interview with Colombian actor and member of the theater ensemble Teatro Experimental de Cali (TEC) Lisímaco Núñez, conducted by Chicano theater scholar Alma Martinez. In this interview, Núñez talks about his artistic trajectory and his experiences working as a member of TEC. The actor discusses the aesthetic idiosyncrasies of the group, their acting techniques, the choices of dramatic texts, the...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Enrique Buenaventura (Teatro Experimental de Cali), Enrique Buenaventura
Location: Interviewed in Cali, Colombia, on Aug. 11 (part 1) and Aug. 17 (parts 2 and 3), 1999.
Synopsis: Interview with renowned Colombian theater director, theorist and playwright Enrique Buenaventura, founder of the Teatro Experimental de Cali (TEC), conducted by Chicano theater scholar Alma Martinez. In this extensive interview, Buenaventura discusses key topics germane to his artistic work, narrating his first experiences in theater and literature, the influences and lessons of his many travels ...
Location: Performed in Cali, Colombia, in Dec. 1999.
Synopsis: One of TEC's plays devoted to historical reconstruction as a work of fiction. The action is located in Haiti right after the French Revolution. Letizia, Napoleon's mother, tells the audience the marvelous deeds of her beloved son and the love conquests of her most beautiful daughter, Paulina. Josephine, Napoleon's wife, comes to Haiti from her exile in Martinica and introduces the political issue...
Location: Performed in Cali, Colombia, in Jan. 2003.
Synopsis: The play tells the story of a 'barrio de invasión' (a neighborhood of internal refugees that 'invaded' an empty lot) in the suburbs of Cali. These neighborhoods are built from scratch by displaced people escaping from violence and poverty in other regions of Colombia. After building their homes, the refugees have to fight against the attempts at violent relocation by the state and the police. The...
Location: Performed in Cali, Colombia, in May 2003.
Synopsis: This play deals with Colombian political violence through the metaphor of 'social cleansing', a process that has tainted the country with blood. The paramilitary forces and the guerrillas tend to 'get rid' of individuals they mark as 'filth': drug addicts, homeless people, prostitutes, and so on. The play suggests that this political process rests on the border that divides folly from crime, a bo...
Location: Performed in Cali, Colombia, in Apr. 1994.
Synopsis: Inspired by a chronicle of the Conquest of Mexico by Bernal Díaz del Castillo, this play tells the story of Gonzalo Guerrero and Jerónimo de Aguilar, two Spanish sailors who integrate themselves to a Mayan community after being captured and enslaved by the Mayans. After being freed due to their good behavior, Guerrero marries the daughter of the Mayan cacique and starts feeling like a Mayan himse...