Agave Americana

Agave Americana | 23 mins

A perceptional journey of ethnic identity taking shape in the American Southwest. Symbolic gestures, swaying hips, and live music supports this poetic performance experience that celebrates Mexican-American femininity. 

Press:  LA Dance Chronicle 

Concept, Direction, Choreography | Andrea Ordaz

Producers | Loretta Livingston, Jim Rodney

 

Sound Composition & Live Music | Andrew J. Tarr

Scenic Design | Anna Ialeggio (w/ knitted details by Maria Trinidad Ordaz)

 

Original Lighting Design | Morgan Embry

| Performances |

Premiere: Experimental Media Performance Lab

April  2019

Lauren Gresens, Ember Hopkins, Emily McKeon, Samantha Scheller, Sophia Vangelatos, Katherine Wong

 

Los Angeles: Bootleg Theater + BlakTinx Dance

October 2019

Catalina Jackson-Urueña, Emeline Lotherington, MarieElena Martingano, Joan Padeo, Samantha Scheller

We reached 81% on Indiegogo!! A big thank you to the Agave Family.

View campaign page here.

Donors

Lonnie Alcaraz, Adrien Arias, Farihah Chowdhury, Misty Collins, Anahi Diaz & Michael G, Caleb Engstorm, Nate/Fotomokio, Brandon Fricke, Martin Gonzalez, Michael Gonzalez, Monique Gresens, Jorge Guevara, Iris Kwan, Samantha Lin, Holly Ann Liston, Aileen Meza, Laura Meza, Kelli Miles, Analisia & Francisco Mojarro, Allison Naganuma, Robyn O'Dell, Norma & Rafael Ordaz, Gles & Marlon Padeo, Pratichi Priyambada, Ivan Pyzow, Avery Regan, Havi Schlecker,  Patty Torres, Esperanza Urueña, Mayra Uruza, Lala Valdez, Lani Yamanaka

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