We are so excited to announce that Safos Dance Theatre was awarded the National Performance Network Creation Fund for Yvonne Montoya’s Stories From Home! We are so appreciative of our Co-commissioners: GALA Hispanic Theatre (Washington, DC) and Su Teatro (Denver, CO) for supporting Stories From Home! The National Performance Network (NPN) is awarding an initial $402,000 and leveraging an additional $1,785,000 in support of the creation of 23 new artistic works. In addition to
On May 18, 2022, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced their second round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, totaling nearly $91 million. Among this round’s recipients are 14 from Arizona including Safos Dance Theatre for our work on Yvonne Montoya's Stories from Home! “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support arts and cultural organizations throughout the nation with these grants, providing opportunities for all of us to live artful live
I am pleased to share that an interview I did with Clare Qualmann about my dance film Walking and Stories from Home: COVID-19 Addendum was published by Livingmaps Network in the Lines of Desire section in Livingmaps Review.
Livingmaps Network is a network of researchers, community activists, artivists and others with a common interest in the use of mapping for social change, public engagement, critical debate and creative forms of community campaigning. It was a joy to work
I am excited to share that our collaborative project Las Fronterizas production "Mis Amores Fronterizos," was featured in KJZZ's Fronteras Desk! The article "In long-awaited performance, Las Fronterizas focus on love in the borderlands" by Kendal Blust captures the years long process of creating and nurturing the show through the pandemic. "Understanding, appreciating and accurately representing that unique borderland culture is at the heart of what Las Fronterizas are trying