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COMING SOON

Diamantina rosa: se vale bailar

by Ana Florencia López Ulloa. 

Monologue by four Latin American women with Dj set 

Colgate University Friday October 15, 7:30 pm

Other performances  TBA 

 

Celebration of Teatrotaller at Trustee Council Weekend

Cornell University: postponed to Spring 2022 due to pandemic     

We want to hear from you! Tell us your TT story...   

Message from founder, Isabel Ramos (ic_ramos@yahoo.com):

For those of you who do not know me, my name is Isabel Ramos, and I was the original founder of Teatrotaller back in 1993, when I was only a Kindergarden student (because I am still in my late 20’s).

As a theater student at Cornell, I felt alienated and displaced. Teatrotaller gave me the oxygen and wings I needed to survive and succeed. And still today, 28 years later, my fondest memories of Cornell, stem from my Teatrotaller years and experiences. Teatrotaller became my family and the frame where many lifelong friendships forged. 

I am sure many of you share this feeling and will be happy to join us in planning this activity. 

Here is my proposal:

1-) Contact as many former members as possible and invite them to join us!  We will need everybody’s help.  We can use the Facebook Teatrotaller page, Twitter, your own personal networks, etc. We will also set up a Google form where interested participants can sign up and fill out information about the years attended and productions in which they were involved.

2-) Divide up the interested participants by GENERATIONAL TEAMS, according to the director with whom they worked. The directors will serve as the TEAM leaders, but in case the directors are not interested or cannot participate, anyone is welcome to serve as the TEAM leader. There is no maximum or minimum of members for each TEAM! One person TEAMS are as good as 10 people TEAMS.

3-) Once we have created the GENERATIONAL TEAMS (we aim at having at least 5-6), then, let the FUN begin! 

4-) Each TEAM will create a theatrical/literary/musical/video/creative 2 minute performance answering one question: QUE SIGNIFICO TEATROTALLER PARA TI? As part of the performance, you must include at least FIVE WORDS from titles of productions of that specific GENERATIONAL TEAM. Each TEAM will meet online to create their own performance, starting in September, or whenever the group agrees to meet.

5-) The final GENERATIONAL TEAM performances will be presented online, on Saturday, October 23rd. 

6-) On that online event, we will also host a forum with Jimmy Noriega and Isabel Ramos, Everyone is welcome to participate.

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Upcoming Performances

"Diamantina Rosa: se vale bailar"

Additional performances  

 in Ithaca, at Cornell, and in Mexico 2021-22        

 Updates here or posted on our facebook page

Recent

"Pink Glitter"

(an English language rethinking of "Diamantina rosa" that explores gender violence by processing it through Kubler-Ross's five stages of grief in a Latinx monologue)

Spring Writes, Ithaca, Saturday 15 May 2021

in collaboration with Theatre Incognita

Digital performance via Youtube (begins at 36.40)

January 2022 performance UPCOMING at Cherry Arts Space, Ithaca.

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For more information, contact Debra Castillo: dac9@cornell.edu

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Other recent (pre COVID) projects:

Community Pastorela and Posada at Unitarian Church:

December 2019:

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Collective creation project featuring local Latinx community voices and stories,

March 2019:

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International multi media installation and performance project on our relationship to water:

Installation during month of October 2018, Community School of Music and Arts, Ithaca; Global Challenges Symposium, Cornell, Nov. 2018; Santa Marta, Colombia, Sept. 2018; Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico Mexico April 2-4, 2019.

For more information on this project, see the Aguakinesis website

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Adaptation by Debaroti Chakraborty of José Rivera's short play,
"The Winged Man."

Premiered Jan 21, 2018 at Gandhi Bhavan, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India; with ongoing repertoire performances in other locations through April 2019.






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ithaca and Tompkins County folks:

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ACTING?

Is your child interested in acting?

 

No experience necessary to participate in our troupe! We welcome all actors.

 

We are also looking to establish a

CHILDREN'S ACTING WORKSHOP.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION on how you or your child can participate, contact:

Florencia Ulloa.

 

 

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Teatro travieso

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Repertorio Español

Teatro de la luna (Washington DC)

Teatro Luna (national collective of ensembles)

Teatro Bravo

Borderlands Theater

Teatro Vivo