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Dec 02 2020



This piece of research/creation was inspired by the commentary of one participant in a workshop on contemporary flamenco: “I do not want a colonized body.” The work digs into the nostalgia of the “motherland” through collaged movement and sound, in and around the two-hybrid bodies. The title plays with the mispronunciation of the word for flamenco dancer that is so common in members of the Latinx community. The work-in-progress premiered on June 3, 2018, at the Koubek Cultural Center in Little Havana, Miami, FL, and is part of the work done by Marquez during the “En Residencia” program, and was being further developed into an evening-length production to premiere in May 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic began.

All fall 2020 performances at HCC are virtual and will be streamed via Vimeo. Your ticket purchase is for access to the streamed performance. Ticket sales for all events will close one hour before the scheduled event times.

Tickets are $15, are non-refundable, and are intended for single-household use. There are no exchanges.


Justin Medlen



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