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Alt Title(s): Interview with the Colorado sisters (Coatlicue Theater), Colorado sisters interview
Location: Interviewed as part of the Spectacles of Religiosities Seminar, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University, July 5-12, 2003.
Synopsis: Interview with Hortencia and Elvira Colorado, of Coatlicue Theater Company, conducted by Diana Taylor during the 4th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2003 in New York, United States under the title Spectacles of Religiosities. Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are fo...
Alt Title(s): Indian Summer 2006: Coatlicue Theater Company : Holding up the sky [excerpts], Holding up the sky [excerpts]
Location: Performed as part of Indian Summer 2006 at The Circle at AICH, New York City, on Apr. 29, 2006.
Synopsis: Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists, are founding members of Coatlicue Theatre Company. Recipients of the Ingrid Washinawatok Community Activism Award, they are also members of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Danza Celtiliztli Nauhcampa, the New York Zapatistas and the American Indian Community House. ...
Collection Title(s): New WORLD Theater collection
Location: Performed at the Hampden Theater in Amherst, Massachusetts, on October 16, 1993.
Synopsis: Coatlicue Theater Company's ‘Blood Speaks’ deals with the pivotal role that religion played in the oppression and genocide of native people. In the course of the play the artists reclaim their voices and begin to rewrite history, in their own terms. This video documentation from 1993 features an early stage of Coatlicue’s theater career, where they were developing and strengthening their aestheti...
Alt Title(s): Ya basta!, Enough!
Location: Performed as part of the Spectacles of Religiosities Seminar, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University, July 5-12, 2003.
Synopsis: Video documentation of the Coatlicue Theater Company's performance "Ya Basta" presented as part of the 4th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2003 in New York, United States under the title "Spectacles of Religiosities". Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding m...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theatre: Caracol, heart of the earth, flower of hope, Caracol, corazón de la tierra, flor de la esperanza, Coatlicue Theater
Location: Performed at Teatro Francisco Nunes on Mar. 14, 2005, as part of the Hemispheric Institute's 5th Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, entitled Performing Heritage: Contemporary Indigenous and Community-Based Practices.
Synopsis: Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of the Coatlicue Theatre Company. Based in New York City, they are also members of danza Mexica Cetiliztli, New York Zapatistas and the American Indian Community House. 'Caracol, Corazón de la Tierra, Flor de la Esperanza' was created after the Colorado sisters lived a...
Alt Title(s): Storytelling, playwriting theater workshop, Coatlicue storytelling workshops
Location: Recorded in New York City, New York, and Chiapas, Mexico in 1999.
Synopsis: Coatlicue Theater Company produced a three-minute video demonstrating their storytelling/playwriting/theater workshops. Included in the footage are clips from a workshop held in Chiapas, Mexico. The companys workshops are divided into three parts. The first part is aimed at getting participants to open up to one another to begin to work collectively. Its devoted to exercising the body through sou...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater excerpts
Location: Produced in New York City, New York, in 1999.
Synopsis: This video includes excerpts from four Coatlicue Theater Company productions. Included are: Open Wounds (Welcome scene); Coyolxauhqui (Sister/Yoyolotl/End scene); Traditional Kind of Woman (Cancer scene); and Huipil (Rap ancestor/Dark angel scene). Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of Coatlicue Theatre...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater Company: Chicomoztoc-mimixcoa : cloud serpents (work-in-progress, 1996), Chicomoztoc-mimixcoa : cluod [sic] serpents 1/2
Location: Performed at New World Theater, Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1996.
Synopsis: Coatlicue Theater's 'Chicomoztoc-mimixcoa - Cloud Serpents,' was first performed as a work in progress in 1996 at the New World Theater in Amherst, MA as part of a summer program titled 'New Works for a New World.' Elvira and Hortencia Colorado explain the piece as being 'a journey through dreams, stories, time and memory, across mountains and deserts, retracing the footsteps of the ancestors, tr...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater Company: Blood speaks
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on June 21, 1992.
Synopsis: Coatlicue Theater Company's Blood Speaks deals with the pivotal role that religion/Christianity played in the oppression and genocide of native people. In the course of the play the artists reclaim their voices and begin to rewrite history, in their own terms. Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of Coatl...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater Company: Moments in Tlalteuctli, Moments in Tlalteuctli (work-in-progress)
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on June 5, 1993.
Synopsis: Moments in Tlalteuctli is the working title for this work in progress. In it, Hortencia and Elvira Colorado, of Coatlicue Theater Company tell stories of environmental and societal violence against women offered as a healing performance for the earth and humanity. The stories examine border exploitation, abuse, the appropriation of culture and spirituality, NAFTA, the dispossession of indigenous ...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater Company: A traditional kind of woman : too much, not 'nuff, Traditional kind of woman: too much, not enough
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on Dec. 13, 1996.
Synopsis: The Coatlicue Theater Company's 'A Traditional Kind of Woman: Too Much, Not 'Nuff,' deals with issues of domestic violence, incest, rape, HIV/AIDS, alcoholism, drugs, cancer, diabetes, nutrition and racism. This piece was commissioned by the American Indian Community House's (AICH) Women's Wellness Circle. It was developed from healing and empowerment stories collected from women from the communi...
Location: Performed in The Circle at The American Indian Community House, New York City, in June 1992.
Synopsis: Our Honor, Our Pride was a variety show presented in the AICH Circle during New York Citys 1992 Gay Pride week as a way to introduce the New York City Native and Two-Spirit (the term Native people have used to refer to Native gay and lesbians) community. The Coatlicue Theater Company and Spiderwoman Theater presented excerpts from several of their plays. The Minneapolis Indigenous People's Task F...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater Company: Huipil
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on Feb. 13, 1992.
Synopsis: Creation stories and rituals--constant reminders of our origins are woven on our huipil along with our present day stories of social, political injustices and racism, the Colorado Sisters, Elvira and Hortencia explain. Huipil, presents these stories, along with traditional music, hand choreography and rap, woven together the way a traditional huipil is woven on a back-strap loom. This is our pers...
Alt Title(s): Festival of the sun, Indian Summer 1996: Inti-Raymi
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on June 21, 1996.
Synopsis: For several years Indian Summer at the American Community House has been initiated by Inti Raymi, as an attempt to breakdown the borders between indigenous peoples in the Americas. Inti Raymi or sun festival is an annual Incan festival celebrating the winter solstice by marking the return of the sun, which provides food, life and health. Members of the Muyuy Cultural Center in New York City share...
Alt Title(s): Open wounds Tlalteuctli (Coatlicue Theater Company), In the spirit (Chuka Lokoli Theater Company), Indian Summer 1995, Open wounds on Tlalteuctli
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, in 1995.
Synopsis: 'Open Wounds Tlalteuctli' was written and performed by Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, founders of the Coatlicue Theater Company. This piece is about environmental and societal violence against women. Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of Coatlicue Theatre Company (www.coatlicue.com). They are also membe...
Alt Title(s): Coatlicue Theater Company: Chicomoztoc-mimixcoa : cloud serpents (2000), Chicomoztoc-mimixcoa : cluod [sic] serpents 2/2
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on May 20, 2000.
Synopsis: Coatlicue Theater's 'Chicomoztoc-mimixcoa - Cloud Serpents' was first performed as a work in progress in 1996 at the New World Theater in Amherst, MA as part of a summer program titled 'New Works for a New World.' This video was filmed during the American Indian Community House's (AICH) 2000 Indian Summer season and captures the first time the completed work was performed in New York. Elvira and ...
Collection Title(s): New WORLD Theater collection
Location: Recorded at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1996.
Synopsis: ‘New Works For a New World’ includes video excerpts of three plays featured by New WORLD Theater’s summer playlab program in 1996. ‘The Bodies Between Us,’ a solo performance by lê thị diem thúy, explores the politics of ‘mixed race’ and generational links through the female body. The piece is a reflection upon relationships with a tradition and racial and ethnic backgrounds as the legacy inherit...
Alt Title(s): When the regent catches up with us
Location: Recorded at Teatro Bar El Hábito, Mexico City, Mexico, in 1996.
Synopsis: In this solo performance by Jesusa Rodríguez, current pressing social and economic problems affecting Mexico City are discussed in the context of political campaigns to the regency of this city. Economic polarization, failing infrastructure, political corruption, violation of human rights, mass media manipulation of public opinion, the religious prohibition of birth control methods, and a severe ...