remember el alma
part of this year's Luminaria Festival
Where & When
March 13, 2010 at 9.30pm
The performance is part of the San Antonio Luminaria 2010
and is scheduled to take place at the Hemisfair Plaza
On the wall of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
(Across from the Instituto Cultural Mexicano)
and will last twenty minutes.
Remember el Alma (Remember your Soul) is an on-site performance, directed by, written by, and performed by women. A mosaic of original prose, movement, song, and live projection--the performance transforms the Alamo from a monument to war to one of peace. Featuring Olupero R. Aiyenimelo, Marisela Barrera, Rachel Cruz, Monique Cortez, Natalie Goodnow, and Saray Rosales who will be accompanied by nearly a hundred women.
Original text by Barbara Renaud Gonzalez, adapted for performance and directed by Virginia Grise. Alma volunteer performers directed by Florinda Bryant. With video design by E.M. Gimenez and dramaturgy by Jen Marguiles. Produced by Kellen McIntyre, Exec. Director, Bihl Haus Arts.
Read about it in the Current and the Express-News.
"Remember El Alma," produced by Bihl Haus Arts, is supported in part by the San Antonio Office of Cultural Affairs, seed money from Austin Script Works and the Playwrights Center's Jerome Fellowship. Special thanks to the Luminaria Committee for selecting this project, and to Henry Brun and his crew for their technical expertise and support.
Bihl Haus Arts is a not-for-profit contemporary art gallery located on the premises of Primrose at Monticello Park Senior Apartments, an affordable housing community.
The gallery, open Fridays and Saturdays, 1-4 pm, is made possible with the generous support of The Potashnik Family Foundation and Primrose.
2803 Fredericksburg Rd.
San Antonio, TX