Revolutions International Theatre Festival 2014
Antigona en la FronteraMujeres en Ritual Danza-Teatro [Mexico]
Mujeres en Ritual Danza-Teatro National Hispanic Cultural Center The Journal Theatre January 15th, 10am, and January 16th, 8pm Antigona en la Frontera is a cross-border collaborative, devised theatre work transposing the classical Greek play, Antigone, to the context of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Soldiers and The ColorsMirh Theater [Armenia]
Mirh Theater Carlisle Performance Space University of New Mexico January 15th, 8pm, and January 17th, 2pm
SeptemberLaurel & Ewan [USA]
Laurel & Ewan The Cell Theatre 700 1st St. NW, Downtown Albuquerque, 87102 January 17th, 6pm & January 18th, 2pm A speculation on the future of nostalgia, September is a series of vignettes about survival in the face of dissolution: how memory might transcend the perils of the digital age, how the authenticity of togetherness might be preserved, and how easy it is to forget to remember.
The Girl With Two VoicesAlan Williams [United Kingdom]
Alan Williams Tricklock Performance Laboratory 110 Gold Ave. Sw, 87102 January 21st, 8pm & January 22nd, 10pm The Girl With Two Voices is a true story about moving to London and how all of life's dreaded challenges have come to pass with completely wonderful and unforeseeable insights, told by one of Britain's beloved storytellers.
The Tale of MirjamDonna Jewell Dance Company [USA, Austria]
Donna Jewell Dance Company Carlisle Performance Space University of New Mexico January 22nd, 8pm & January 24th, 2pm The Tale of Mirjam weaves myth, archetype, and personal experience through dance, theater, visual media, and improvisation. Exploring transformation as the vital element in the performing arts, dancer Mirjam Klebel of Austria travels through ethereal landscapes and finds a new state of being.
GaytinoDan Guerro [USA]
Dan Guerro The Journal Theatre National Hispanic Cultural Center January 23rd, 8pm & January 24th, 6pm Gaytino examines the history of gay men and Chicano-Americans from his point of view, covering topics from living in East LA as a gay Latino, to relocating to New York to start a dance career, to coming back to L.A. where he rediscovers his identity as a gay Chicano American. Gaytino also features the two most influential people in his life: his best friend Carlos Almaraz, and his dad, the late mariachi singer Lalo Guerrero.
Beau and AeroA Little Bit Off [USA]
A Little Bit OffThe Experimental Theatre University of New Mexico January 24th, 8pm & January 25th, 2pm A critically acclaimed, five time award winning story of two bumbling, incompetent aviators. Pilot Beau and his sidekick Aero explore flight, folly, and the world around them in this family friendly physical comedy production. These acrobatic clowns live in a world where balloons are bountiful, laughs are abundant, and not a word is spoken. The show combines elements of clown, mime, acrobatics, dance, puppetry, and object theater to create a playground of the imagination. A show for all ages.
Time ServedCarlos Contreras [Albuquerque, USA]
Carlos ContrerasTricklock Performance Laboratory 110 Gold Ave. SW, 87102 January 27th, at 8pm & January 30th at 10pm One of Albuquerque's most prolific poets and activists leads you on a journey through the wants, whys, and what if's of teaching poetry to incarcerated adults.
Gabrielle Newhaus Keshet Performing Arts Center 4121 Cutler Ave NE, 87110 January 28th, 8pm & January 30th, 8pm A physical and visual theater piece combining acrobatic movement, dance, and everyday objects. A woman refuses to touch ground. Confronted with external threats and demands, she obeys neither rules nor gravity and reaches absurd and extreme situations. Starting with a comic-style, indoor aerial trip, the piece depicts the universal challenge of the individual to stay true to oneself.
The Woman Who Didn’t Want to Come Down to EarthGabrielle Newhaus [Israel]
Hamlet, Prince of GriefLeev Theatre Group [Iran]
Leev Theatre GroupBank of America Theatre National Hispanic Cultural Center January 30th, 6pm & January 31st, 7pm Performed in Farsi by the actor Afshin Hashemi, with English supertitles, the production uses household objects and children's toys to play out a domestic and political history of betrayal and death. Shakespeare's tragic hero comes to terms with his violent fate through an obsessive retelling of the moments that proceeded the tragedy.
Mariana SadowskaMariana Sadowska and Christian Thome [Ukraine]
Mariana Sadowska and Christian ThomeKiMo Theatre 423 Central Ave, NW January 30th, 8pm With their duo program, Mariana Sadovska and Christian Thome have created an acoustic east-western road movie: a meeting of cultures in poetry and melodies, which tells of the confrontation of love and death, of despair and hope - always in search of freedom and identity.
Verbage 15Urban Verbs [Albuquerque, USA]
Urban Verbs Tricklock Performance Laboratory 110 Gold Ave SW Albuquerque, NM 87102 January 14th, 8pm A spoken word musical and movement feast. Curated by the multi talented performance group Urban Verbs, this event will feature local and national spoken word artists, musicians, dancers, and video - a true artistic collage.
March 4th Marching BandMarch 4th Marching Band [Portland, OR, USA]
Chicano ParkHector Villegas [USA]
Hector Villegas National Hispanic Cultural Center January 17th, 4pm Barrio Logan is one of the oldest communities in San Diego, CA, with over 100 years of history. For the past 44 years the Chicano/Mexicano community has been beautifying Chicano Park's land and bridge structures with monumental works of art. It is known as the bellybutton of the Chicano movement and native traditions. This power point presentation will share the history of Barrio Logan, Chicano Park art and the continued struggle.
Ben Kronberg and Sarah Kennedy Tricklock Performance Laboratory 110 Gold Ave. SW, 87102 It's back! Featuring the hilarious New York comedian Ben Kronberg, from Comedy Central and Late Night with Seth Meyers. Opening for Ben is Albuquerque favorite, Sarah Kennedy!
Free Speech Comedy Arts SeriesBen Kronberg and Sarah Kennedy [USA]
Bars and MeasuresIdris Goodwin [USA]
Idris Goodwin Tricklock Performance Laboratory 110 Gold Ave SW, 87102 January 29th at 8pm Based on true events, this intimate drama focuses on two African American musician brothers struggling to maintain their relationship after one becomes incarcerated. Exploring themes of loyalty, faith, and justice, Bars and Measures is a powerful story of two men trying to break free.
Excavations: New Work SeriesTricklock Company [Albuquerque, USA]
Tricklock CompanyTricklock Performance Laboratory 110 Gold Ave, SW, 87102 January 18th, 6pm & January 20th, 7pm These two evenings of work demonstrations feature Tricklock's new shows in development. The 2015 Excavations will include a performance piece on the nature of beauty, a new two-man show highlighting the adventure of "almosts," a new work about the Dust Bowl, and an ensemble driven, physical piece loosely based on Tricklock's trip to Uganda. Audiences participate in post-show discussion with the artists about the development of these new works.
The Reptilian LoungeTricklock Company [New Mexico, USA]
Live from the Reptilian Lounge...
Revolutions Kick Off PartyKick Off Party [Tricklock Company and Guest Artists, USA]
From all over the world...
Alex Knight’s Improv KnightTricklock Company and Special Guests [New Mexico, USA]
Featuring Tricklock Company and Special Guest Performers