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2024 Sizzle Reel

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Stories from Home

Premiere at GALA Hispanic Theatre in Washington, DC on October 28th, 2023.

For booking information, please contact Jason Lopez at jason@yvonnemontoya.co

Artistic Director: Yvonne Montoya

Dancers: Ruby Morales, Esteban Rosales, Lauren Jimenez, Zarina Mendoza-Orduño, David Bernal-Fuentes

with Yvonne Montoya and Salvador Martínez-Montoya

Rehearsal Assistant: Delia Ibañez, Baylie MacRae

Lighting Designer: Clint Bryson

Music: Samuel Peña with a song by Salvador Martínez-Montoya

Digital Animator: Wesley Creigh

Costumes: Kelsey Vidic, Mary Leopo + Team Dance

Sizzle Reel: Baylie MacRae

- Touring Timeline -

4.21.2024

TAOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Taos Community Auditorium 

Taos, NM

04.19.2024 + 4.20.2024

SU TEATRO

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

Denver, AZ

03.03.2024

BORDER ARTS CORRIDOR

James A. Brenden Douglas High School Auditorium

Douglas, AZ

03.01.2024

NEW MEXICO TECH PERFORMING ARTS SERIES

Macey Center Theatre

Socorro, NM

10.28.2023 + 10.29.2023

WORLD PREMIERE

GALA Hispanic Theatre 

Washington, D.C.

02.08.2023

SOFT PREMIERE

Community Performance & Art Center

Green Valley, AZ

- Workshops -

01.11.2024

Storytelling & Spotlight Performance: Siglos. Sueños. Sefarad.

Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center

Tucson, AZ

12.02.2023

Artist Talk & Spotlight Performance: Mestiza Mulata de Analco & Unspoken

Scottsdale Museum for Contemporary Art

Scottsdale, AZ

06.17.2023

Storytelling & Spotlight Performance: Mestiza Mulata de Analco, Deslenguadas &

Siglos. Sueños. Sefarad. 

Fiesta Latina Cultural Event

Silver City, NM

04.13.2023

Storytelling + Luminaria Making & Spotlight Performance: Tecolote

Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe, AZ

2023 Sizzle Reel

Community Performance & Art Center

Stories from Home

Soft premiere at Community Performance & Art Center in Green Valley, AZ on February 8th, 2023.

For booking information, please contact Jason Lopez at jason@yvonnemontoya.co

Artistic Director: Yvonne Montoya

Dancers: Ruby Morales, Esteban Rosales, Lauren Jimenez, Zarina Mendoza-Orduño, David Bernal-Fuentes

with Yvonne Montoya and Salvador Martínez-Montoya

Rehearsal Assistant: Delia Ibañez, Baylie MacRae

Lighting Designer: Clint Bryson

Music: Samuel Peña with a song by Salvador Martínez-Montoya

Digital Animator: Wesley Creigh

Costumes: Kelsey Vidic, Mary Leopo + Team Dance

Sizzle Reel: Dances with Tech LLC

Workshop & 
Performance

Tempe Center for the Arts

"Stories from Home centers Nuevomexicana, Xicana, and Mexican American bodies, aesthetics, and experiences from the U.S. Southwest on concert dance stages, where such themes and aesthetics are rarely seen,” comments choreographer Yvonne Montoya.

Oppenheimer
& Contemporary Dance?

Choreographer Yvonne Montoya created the dance “Pajarito” as part of the evening length work “Stories from Home”. The dance illustrates Yvonne's journey of grappling with her father's illness and ultimate demise due to exposure to hazardous materials at Los Alamos laboratory. The work highlights historical context from her Nuevomexicana perspective. The connection between Oppenheimer and "Pajarito" serves as a reminder of the human toll that scientific advancements can exact.

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