Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Upcoming Performances: The Austin Project Jam Sessions and "Mud Offerings" at the MACC!

Three Upcoming Performances!
Brand new work at The Austin Project Jam Sessions and Mud Offerings at the Mexican American Cultural Center, as part of A Tribute to Sor Juana.

The Austin Project Jam Sessions
art/activism/scholarship in performance

For the last nine weeks, The Austin Project ensemble members have been meeting for four hours each Sunday for writing, movement and digging for the truth. Please join us for two performances with the 2010-2011 Austin Project Ensemble in which they will tell their truths.

Camille DePrang
Natalie Goodnow
Sruabhi Kukke
Candace Lopez
Nnenna Okeke

Friday April 15 at 8pm - Featuring the Ensemble Performance
University of Texas at Austin
Winship Drama Building 2.180
23rd St and San Jacinto, Austin, TX
Free Admission
Reception following

Saturday April 16 at 2pm - Featuring Individual Performances
Vortex Theater
2307 Manor Road, Austin, TX
Free Admission

A Tribute to Sor Juana
Celebrating the life of one of Mexico's greatest writers, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a 17th century Mexican nun who valued the education of women.
Sor Juana was a celebrated playwright, mathematician and poet in her own time and considered to be the first feminist of the Americas. The Emma S. Barrientos MACC will present two days of film, theatre, music, and visual arts in honor of her legacy, including...

Mud Offerings

Written and performed by Natalie Goodnow

Directed by Dino Foxx and kt shorb

A Chicanita has it out with the Virgen de Guadalupe. This piece is a solo play unraveling the culturally complicated truths, lies and mythologies of women's spirituality and sexuality in contexts of violence and betrayal.

Saturday, April 16 at 5:30 pm
The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street, Austin, TX
Black Box Theatre

Free Admission

"Mud Offerings" is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division.