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Alt Title(s): Persistence of memory, Persistencia de la Memoria: Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, 25 aniversario, 1996
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded in Lima, Peru, in 1998.
Synopsis: This documentary, created for the 25th anniversary of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, is a must-see for anyone interested in the work of this renowned Peruvian theater group. This documentary features interviews with Miguel Rubio (director of the group), other group members, and several renowned archaeologists, critics and theater experts of Peru, including anthropologist Rodrigo Montoya, historian Ma...
Alt Title(s): Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani: keynote address, Miguel Rubio & Teresa Ralli: keynote addresses
Location: Keynote addresses given in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 8, 2000, as part of the First Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar and Conference, titled "Performance and Politics in the Americas".
Synopsis: Peru's most important theater collective, Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani has been working since 1971 at the forefront of theatrical experimentation, political performance, and collective creation. Yuyachkani is a Quechua word that means I am thinking, I am remembering; under this name, the theater group has devoted itself to the collective exploration of embodied social memory, particularly in relatio...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Ana Correa (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani), Ana Correa (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani)
Location: Interviewed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: In this interview, Ana Correa recounts her beginnings with the group, where she found dialogue and openness to create theater. Yuyachkani’s piece ‘Allpa Rayku’ marks the group’s quest for Peruvian deep traditions and the Andean world, as well as Correa’s own identity and connections with her own indigenous roots. Traveling throughout Peru, the group found diverse sources of inspiration for the ‘c...
Alt Title(s): Devils' dance
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in 1987.
Synopsis: This piece is based on the traditional Afro-Peruvian street masquerade dance 'Son de los Diablos,' originated in the Corpus Christi celebrations in Lima during the Colonial Period. As the ruling elite in colonial Peru framed it, blacks represented evil forces in a religious drama. However, by the time of slavery's abolition in 1854, Afro-Peruvians had appropriated this dance as a symbol of cultur...
Alt Title(s): Alma viva
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded in Ayacucho, Peru, in Apr. 2002.
Synopsis: This documentary follows the work of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani with Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, created to investigate the violence which took place because of terrorism and political instability between 1980 and 2000 in Peru. On April 8, 2002 the TRC went to Huamanga for a first public hearing, followed by Huanta, Ayacucho three days after. Yuyachkani performed 'Adiós Ayacucho' (...
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York City on October 24, 2012.
Synopsis: Miguel Rubio Zapata is a director, theater researcher, and founding member of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani. His most recent directions include: Con-cierto Olvido (2010); El último ensayo (2008); Sin Título-técnica mixta (2004); Hecho en Perú-Vitrinas para un Museo de la Memoria (2001). He is also author of Raíces y semillas: Maestros y caminos del teatro en América Latina (2011), Notas sobre el teat...
Alt Title(s): Mujeres de Yuyachkani, Memory of the theater: women of Yuyachkani
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded in Lima, Peru, in 2001.
Synopsis: Interview with Ana Correa and Teresa Ralli, members of Peruvian theater ensemble Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, conducted by sociologist and Dean of the Universidad Católica's School of Communication Arts and Sciences, Luis Peirano, for Peru's TV Channel 7 show 'Memoria del Teatro.' In this interview, conducted in the context of the celebration of the International Women's Day, Peirano, Correa and Ra...
Alt Title(s): Guayabo theater workshop
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Workshop held in Guayabo, Chicha, Peru, in Feb. 1994.
Synopsis: Video documentation of the first of a series of workshops conducted by members of Peruvian theater ensemble Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani in collaboration with local and international artists. The workshops, celebrated with children and youth of the Afro-Peruvian community of Guayabo (Chicha, Peru), were meant to explore and revalue the Afro-Peruvian cultural heritage through theater, plastic/visual ...
Alt Title(s): Ana Correa's pedagogical demonstration
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru.
Synopsis: In this video, Ana Correa (one of the founding and still active members of Peruvian theater ensemble Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani) demonstrates her acting technique to a group of students, complemented with further commentary by Yuyachkani's artistic director Miguel Rubio. Correa believes that the body is an actor's instrument; in this pedagogical demonstration she focuses on her body work and her w...
Alt Title(s): Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani: demostração de trabalho, Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani: pedagogical demonstration
Location: Performed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 4, 2000, as part of the First Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar and Conference, titled "Performance and Politics in the Americas".
Synopsis: Peru's most important theater collective, Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani has been working since 1971 at the forefront of theatrical experimentation, political performance, and collective creation. Yuyachkani is a Quechua word that means I am thinking, I am remembering; under this name, the theater group has devoted itself to the collective exploration of embodied social memory, particularly in relatio...
Alt Title(s): Ana Correa
Location: Interviewed in Lima, Peru, in July 2002, as part of the Third Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere.
Synopsis: Interview with Ana Correa, active member of Perus Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, conducted by Michelle Zubiate during the 3rd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2002 in Lima, Peru under the title Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere. Perus most important theater collective, Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani has been working since 1971 at the fo...
Alt Title(s): Serenade
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in 1995.
Synopsis: Collective theater creation by Peruvian Grupo Cultural Yuyahckani, based on texts by Latin American and Peruvian writers who have written poetically about love and human relationshipssuch as Rafael Cárdenas (Venezuela), Eduardo Galeano (Uruguay), and Manuel Scorza (Peru). The play is weaved around two words: Love and Utopia--be it the Utopia of Love or the Love for Utopia. A long-time couple kill...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani (Ana and Débora Correa), Ana & Débora Correa
Location: Interviewed in 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: Interview with Ana and Débora Correa of the Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, conducted by Katherine Nigh 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, Class and Gender (http...
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York City on October 24, 2012.
Synopsis: Interview with Miguel Rubio Zapata, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Miguel Rubio talks about creación colectiva (collective creation) in Latin America. He points out that creación colectiva is not a theater method, but an attitude that emerged from the stage as a rebellion against the socio-political crises ...
Alt Title(s): Teresa Ralli's pedagogical demonstration
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Cardiff, United Kingdom, in July 1993.
Synopsis: In this pedagogical demonstration, Teresa Ralli, one of the original and remaining members of Peruvian theater ensemble Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, explains her acting technique to a group of British students. Ms. Ralli discusses the artistic training of her body and her voice as well as her approach to character development. Teresa demonstrates that body training stresses body memory, composition...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Teresa Ralli (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani), Teresa Ralli
Location: Interviewed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July 2000, as part of the First Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar and Conference, titled "Performance and Politics in the Americas".
Synopsis: Interview with Teresa Ralli, founding member of Grupo Cultural Yuyahckani, conducted by Diana Taylor in the context of the first Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2000. Ralli discusses the role of women in Yuyachkani in the context of issues of politics and gender in Peru. Topics covered include womens role in society, the diffic...
Alt Title(s): Farewell Ayacucho, Good-bye Ayacucho
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in 1990.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkanis theater piece Adiós Ayacucho (Farewell Ayacucho), adapted by Miguel Rubio Zapata from the eponymous tale by Peruvian writer Julio Ortega and performed by Augusto Casafranca with music by Ana Correa. Adiós Ayacucho tells the story of Alfonso Cánepa, a farmworker leader from the Southern Peruvian Andes, disappeared and killed during the 1980s, who r...
Alt Title(s): Until when my love
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in 1994.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Hasta Cuándo Corazón, theater piece by Peruvian Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani. In this play, a series of characters of diverse backgrounds live together in a project in the middle of the city, from which they are soon to be evicted. Even though they are neighbors facing a common fate, the characters await isolated from one another instead of forging a network of solidarity in t...
Alt Title(s): Don't play that waltz for me
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in 1990.
Synopsis: Video documentation of theater piece No Me Toquen Ese Vals (Don't Play That Waltz for Me), created collectively by performers Rebeca Ralli and Julián Vargas, and director Miguel Rubio of Peruvian Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani. In this play, two dead nightclub performers return to their favorite club in Lima, which has become a city of unrelieved destruction. The performers, characters Abelardo and Am...
Alt Title(s): Memory: presence and representation (work demonstration)
Location: Recorded at the Edificio León de Greiff, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 22, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: 'Memory: Presence and Representation' was a work demonstration presented by Peru’s Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes ...
Alt Title(s): Memory: presence and representation (work demonstration)
Location: Recorded at the Edificio León de Greiff, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 22, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: 'Memory: Presence and Representation' was a work demonstration presented by Peru’s Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes ...
Alt Title(s): Antígona, Antigone
Location: Performed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 8, 2000, as part of the First Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar and Conference, titled "Performance and Politics in the Americas".
Synopsis: Video documentation of the theater piece Antígona, directed by Miguel Rubio Zapata and masterfully performed by Teresa Ralli of the Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani (Peru) in the context of the first Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2000. This one-woman performance of José Watanabes version of Sophocles classic tragedy is a breathtakin...
Alt Title(s): Against the wind
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, on July 17, 1996.
Synopsis: The performance ‘Contraelviento’ (Against the Wind) was created by Peru’s leading theatre collective Yuyachkani in 1989, at the height of the country’s most recent civil conflict. It recounts the testimony of an indigenous survivor of the 1986 massacre at Soccos, in Ayacucho. Coya and her sister, Huaco, along with their father, are in the midst of colliding forces that destroy everything in the p...
Alt Title(s): First supper
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed at Casa Yuyachkani, Lima, Peru, on Nov. 22, 1996.
Synopsis: This play, directed by Teresa Ralli and created in collaboration with Ana Correa, Rebecca Ralli and Lucia Lora in 1996, explores the interplay between women's subjective realm and the social sphere, in the line of the broader ongoing investigation on women's issues developed by the female members of the Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani. Three friends meet up to cook and share a supper on the last day of...
Alt Title(s): Escape bus
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in May 2002.
Synopsis: Street action created by Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani in May 2002 and performed during the 'Semana Anticorrupción' (AntiCorruption week) in Lima, Peru. After the fall of the Fujimori Presidency in 2001, the extent of governmental corruption and its key players were being exposed, by means of documentation which demonstrated that members of Fujimori's Cabinet had accepted bribes, in addition to embez...
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, in 2001.
Synopsis: The main action of the play takes place over a few hours within the confines of a church, centering on the efforts of church caretakers to prepare the statue of Santiago for an annual procession. Due to the war, these three caretakersthe only survivors of the townhave been unable to honor their patron saint for many years. For the Hispanic Mayordomo and his mestiza employee, Bernardina, the proce...
Alt Title(s): Músicos ambulantes, Traveling musicians
Location: Performed in Lima, Peru, on July 7, 2002, as part of the Third Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkanis performance Los Músicos Ambulantes (Traveling Musicians) presented as part of the 3rd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2002 in Lima, Peru under the title Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere. In this performance, Yuyachkani is an exploration of Perus rich folkloric traditions, usin...
Alt Title(s): Final rehearsal (edited version)
Location: Recorded at the Auditorio León de Greiff, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 21, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: 'The Final Rehearsal' by Peru’s Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, was presented as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and...
Alt Title(s): Final rehearsal
Location: Recorded at the Auditorio León de Greiff, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 21, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: 'The Final Rehearsal' by Peru’s Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, was presented as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and...
Alt Title(s): Antígona, Antigone
Location: Performed at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., on September 26, 2000, as part of the Second International Conference of the New WORLD Theater, titled "Intersection II", held from September 26-29, 2000.
Synopsis: From September 26-29, 2000 on the campus of the University of Massachusetts, New WORLD Theater convened a major national and international gathering, ‘Intersection II,’ a conference/performance festival focused on interdisciplinary and intercultural theater work. ‘Intersection II’ included international participation, while examining innovative theater practice within community, and national and ...
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12, 2013.
Synopsis: Vivian Martínez Tabares is a critic, theatre researcher, editor and Professor. She holds an undergraduate degree in Theatre and a doctorate in Art Sciences at the Instituto Superior de Arte. Editor of the journal Conjunto and director at the Casa de las Américas and Mayo Teatral. Her most recent book is Escena y tensión social. Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani (Peru) is a collective formed in 1971, who ...
Alt Title(s): Ileana Diéguez
Location: Recorded at the Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 28, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Interview with Ileana Diéguez, conducted by Mila Aponte-González, during the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and frontiers of ...
Alt Title(s): Disassembling Antigone
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 14, 2013.
Synopsis: Teresa Ralli is a founding member of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani - her main space of experimentation and creation. She is an actress and director who researches both voice and body. She is also a Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where she received a degree in Communications and a graduate degree (for a distinguished career) in Theatre Arts.The 8th Encuentro of the Hemisphe...
Alt Title(s): Artist Lectures: Antonio Araújo (Teatro da Vertigem) & Miguel Rubio (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani)
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 13, 2013.
Synopsis: The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections between urban space, performance and political/artistic action in the Americas. From the critical poetics of body art to the occupation of public space by social movements, the event invited participants to explore the borders, identities and practices through which subjectivities, hegemonies and counter-hege...
Alt Title(s): U don't look like
Collection Title(s): Javier Cardona collection
Location: Performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 26, 2003.
Synopsis: Javier Cardona is a Puerto Rican dancer/actor and pedagogue. Trained on Puerto Rico within the graphic-dramatic experimental Project Los Teatreros Ambulantes de Cayey of the University of Puerto Rico under the artistic direction of pedagogues/artists Rosa Luisa Márquez and Antonio Martorell, Javier has also worked and trained with renowned international theater artists like Miguel Rubio (Grupo Cu...
Alt Title(s): Ahmén
Collection Title(s): Javier Cardona collection
Location: Performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in May 2004.
Synopsis: Javier Cardona is a Puerto Rican dancer/actor and pedagogue. Trained on Puerto Rico within the graphic-dramatic experimental Project Los Teatreros Ambulantes de Cayey of the University of Puerto Rico under the artistic direction of pedagogues/artists Rosa Luisa Márquez and Antonio Martorell, Javier has also worked and trained with renowned international theater artists like Miguel Rubio (Grupo Cu...
Alt Title(s): Rosa Luisa Márquez
Location: Interviewed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 17, 2006.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (http://www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue. Founding member of the theater group Anamú in 1971, she holds a masters degree from New York University and a Doctorate from Michigan State University; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the Theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978...
Alt Title(s): Martorell-Márquez (2000): el taller como principio y fin, Workshop as process and product
Location: Workshop given at the 1st Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, titled Performance and Politics in the Americas, held in Brazil in July 2000 ; video produced in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2000.
Synopsis: Video companion to the lecture "El Taller Como Principio y Fin / Workshop as Process and Product" delivered by Rosa Luisa Márquez and Antonio Martorell at the 1st Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in Brazil in July 2000 (www.hemisphericinstitute.org/eng/seminar/brazil/index.shtml). As suggested by its title, and illustrated with abundant footage from actual ...
Location: Performed in Cayey, Puerto Rico, in 1987.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Alt Title(s): SIDA
Location: Performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Aug. 21, 1991.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Location: Performed at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1989.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Location: Performed at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1986.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Location: Occurred in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Jan. 19, 1985.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Location: Performed in Cayey, Puerto Rico, in 1987.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez is a Puerto Rican theatre artist and pedagogue specializing in contemporary theatre. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theatre department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, shelters and community centers. Her directing projects incl...
Alt Title(s): Gente o gente [sic]
Location: Performed in Cayey, Puerto Rico, on Jan. 6, 1988.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Location: Performed at Colegio Universitario de Cayey, Puerto Rico, on Mar. 8, 1988.
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Location: Performed at the University of Puerto Rico, Cayey Campus, on Mar. 8, 1987. [Date incorrectly labeled on recording as: March 8, 1989].
Synopsis: Rosa Luisa Márquez (www.marquezmartorell.org) is a Puerto Rican theater artist and pedagogue; she specializes in contemporary theater. Rosa Luisa started her teaching career at the theater department of the University of Puerto Rico in 1978. She developed the current curriculum of Drama Activities, which she teaches in her workshops at schools, prisons, rehab centers, women's shelters and communi...
Alt Title(s): Re-cuentos y re-visiones en el teatro de Rosa Luisa Márquez
Location: Filmed in Puerto Rico in 1992.
Synopsis: Documentary on the creative methods, pedagogic approaches and experimental performances of Puerto Rican theater director Rosa Luisa Márquez. The video shows a retrospective of theater projects developed by Márquez since 1985 with her university students in her course Drama Activities and her student ensemble 'Teatreros Ambulantes de Cayey', as well as her artistic collaborations with renowned art...
Alt Title(s): If a grain does not die, If a grain does not die (a foodish tail) : Si el grano no muere (o, no coma cuento) ; (a multicultural, multilingual production)
Location: Filmed at the MIT Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1992.
Synopsis: Dress rehearsal for the performance "Si el grano no muere..." directed by Rosa Luisa Márquez and Antonio Martorell in the context of their 10-day residency at MIT in 1992. Involving MIT students, high school students and members of the Latino communities in Boston and Cambridge, and featuring metaphorical references to "grains", with sets made of corn tortilla, bread, pasta, rice, and other dispo...
Alt Title(s): Heartstrung, Son corazón: para Myrna Vázquez, Heartstrung: para MyrnaVázquez
Location: Performed in Boston, Massachusets, in 1995.
Synopsis: Video excerpts of "Son Corazón / Heartstrung", a theatrical tribute to actress and activist Myrna Vázquez, premiered at the Jorge Hernández Cultural Center in Villa Victoria, Boston, in July 1995, and later restaged at the U. of Amherst as a part of the New World Theatre in June 1996. The work, written and directed by former MIT artist-in-residence Rose Luisa Márquez, was researched and conceived...