BlakTina 2 Festival!

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LATINA DANCE THEATER PROJECT & Bootleg Theater presents The BlakTina 2 Festival – a movement festival of cutting edge work presented by Licia Perea of the Latina Dance Theater Project (LDTP) and the Bootleg Theater. This is the 2nd exciting year LDTP is presenting the BlakTina Festival – THE dance festival that celebrates emerging and mid-career Black and Latina (o) choreographers who live and work in Los Angeles.This exciting new festival will feature 10 contemporary choreographers with four premieres – in one evening of compelling work!

September 4th, 5th & 6th, 2014 at 7:30 pm Thursday – Saturday

Bootleg Theater Doors & Bar open at 7pm
Tickets: $20 online at http://www.bootlegtheater.org or 213-389-3856
DRC member ticket discount, $15 – enter code “dancer” at checkout

This year’s choreographers are:
Sofia Carreras, Rande Dorn, Michelle Funderburk, Allison Gray & Marina Malgahães, Cyrian Reed, Dorcas Roman, Joshua Romero, Crystal Sepúlveda and Maura Townsend

Blaktina 2 includes 4 premieres by Cyrian Reed, Dorcas Roman, Marina Malgahães/Allison Gray and Michelle Funderburk. The other 5 pieces by Sofia Carreras, Rande Dorn, Joshua Romero, Crystal Sepúlveda and Maura Townsend have been performed in LA, regionally and nationally. It is an amazing line up of contemporary choreography drawing from dance/theater, hip-hop, tap, jazz, poetry (by Maya Angelou) and all featuring fantastic dancers.

The BlakTina 2 Festival is forging new boundaries in the festival scene in Los Angeles. The BlakTina 2 Festival is Licia Perea’s brainchild, giving focus to emerging and mid-career Black and Latina (o) choreographers. She is co-producing BlakTina with Alicia Adams of the Bootleg. Both organizations are committed to producing boundary-defying performances born from the diverse cultural and artistic landscape of LA.

 

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About latinadanceproject

The Latina Dance Project, a collaborative ensemble of multidisciplinary artists, explores through performances--physical, musical and visual--controversial issues impacting the global community. The company's "projects" create experiences that form a new aesthetic in dance theater reflective of the diverse Latina culture of today, shedding light and provoking reflections that can bring about changes tomorrow.
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