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Coyo ReMembers "Alternating between opera, dance drama and political theater, 'Coyolxauhqui ReMembers' brings to the Bootleg performance space a sense of the relationship between ancient Aztec myth and current conditions on both sides of the
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U.S. - Mexico border...performances deeply persuasive...It's gesture based
movement enhances the text and drives the piece to its pure-dance finale: a celebration of feminist pride."
Lewis Segal, The Los Angeles Times

Coyolxauhqui ReMembers
Coyolxauhqui ReMembers is a full evening piece that blends dance (contemporary, Aztec, Samba and aerial), original music and text to re-interpret the Aztec myth of the

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Moon Goddess Coyolxauhqui, drawing parallels between her story and stories that serve as an awakening to the condition of contemporary women. Created and performed by Licia Perea, Eluza Santos, Juanita Suárez, and Eva Tessler. Directed by José Garcia Davis. Music by William Campbell. Texts by LDP and Victor Hugo Rascón Banda.

The Latina Dance Project will recast the myth of the Moon Goddess and her brother, the
War God, from a feminist

       Artwork by Christina Cárdenas  

perspective through four stories: Coyolxauhqui as a young woman whose dreams haunt her; a Brazilian professional woman who battles the voice of self-empowerment; an immigrant who re-assembles herself through plastic surgery and fashion; and a young Mexican maquilladora (factory) worker who meets her fate in Juárez, where more than 300 women have been murdered over the last ten years.

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