Buddy and I celebrated Mother’s Day 2022 celebrating art centering motherhood at the Tucson Museum of Art!
This fun, hands-on event also included an intergenerational movement workshop led by me and my son Buddy screening of the 6 dance films from Act 1 of the Stories from Home: COVID-19 Addendum -- films co-created by me, my son Buddy and filmmaker Dominic AZ Bonuccelli. Act 1 focuses on motherhood, family, and love. The film screening and workshop was a part of Second Sun
Did you see us in If Cities Could Dance Tucson? If not, check it out by clicking on the link above! Here is what KQED has to say about the episode: " As dancer Yvonne Montoya didn’t see any brown bodies on stage. So she founded Safos Dance Theatre to create and nurture a local community of dance artists who are Latine, Mexican-American, ChicanX, and immigrants. Experience their powerful work in our #IfCitiesCouldDance Tucson episode." Check out Ruby Morales, Esteban Rosales,
We are pleased to announce that Safos Dance Theatre has been recommended for a Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Stories from Home! This project will explore how geographies, languages, and histories among Latinx and border communities have shared histories and experiences. Stories from Home project is among 1,125 projects across America totaling more than $26.6 million that were selected during this second round of Grants for
I am delighted to share that an interview I did about Dance in the Desert with Erin Donohue is on at Stance On Dance. Check out “Amplifying Latinx Dancemakers in the Southwest” by Emmaly Wiederholt! "Co-organizers of Dance in the Desert, discuss how the event has been successful in building bridges and relationships across the Latinx dancemaker community in Arizona." Read more here!