DANCING THE MURAL

Friday, March 27 + Saturday, March 28, 2015

Safos Dance Theatre is proud to invite the Tucson Community to the

Unveiling of Safos community mural entitled "Color the Mural" and

"Dancing the Mural" featuring 7 dances and performers from Tucson and California.

7:00pm at HNS located at 243 w. 33rd St.

at The House of Neighborly Service in South Tucson

Suggested Donation: $18 General,  with Student I.D./Seniors $16.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 7:00 PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 7:00 PM

 

Art Direction and Dancer: Yvonne Montoya   MUAH: Strawberri Gashes Makeup  © dominic az bonuccelli Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli Photography     Tucson Murals by Danny Martin / Ruben Moreno

Dancing the Mural a site specific dance theatre performance and is the unveiling of Safos community mural entitled "Color the Mural" that approximately 300 community members from the South Tucson area voted for and painted, over the course of two years (2013-2015). All the dances were inspired by the community mural, which reflects the 67+ year history of the House of Neighborly Service in South Tucson. "Dancing the Mural" will feature 7 dances and performers from Tucson and California, including: Yvonne Montoya (Choreographer/Dancer, Tucson), Grace Rhyne (Choreographer/Dancer, Tucson), Carla Turco (Actress, Tucson), Jordane Lafitte (Composer/Pianist, Sacramento), Armando Castellano (Musician-French Horn, San Jose), Luis Escareño (Composer, San Francisco), Diego Campos (Choreographer/Dancer, Sacramento), Hugo Diaz (Choreographer/Dancer, Los Angeles), and Andrew Palomares (Dancer, Los Angeles). The show will feature community members (both youth and senior citizens) who will take the stage with professional performers.

 

For more information or for accessibility, please contact safosdance@gmail.com or 520.481.1656 at least two weeks prior to the show.

 

This project is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts with funding from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts, Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, the Long Realty Cares Foundation, the Tucson Pima Arts Council, and through a grant from the Network of Ensemble Theaters’ Travel & Exchange Network (NET/TEN), supported by lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.