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Rollins Theatre, The Long Center- OTRO TEATRO

Sunday, April 5th, 2015


Positions0 Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
OTRO TEATRO is the initiation in a new canon of work by award winning luciana achugar. OTRO TEATRO, which translates both to “another theater” and “other theater”, examines the role of dance as a form within the context of theater; proposing another kind of theater, a theater of the Other– giving voice to the arcane spirit, instinct and desire that is innate in our bodies. OTRO TEATRO is a dance to be FELT as it is SEEN; it is an occasion for communion.

Initially inspired to make this piece while watching Guillermo Kuitca’s “theatre collages” (visual representations of European Theater houses, as viewed from the stage, crumbling) the image of a collapsed theater strongly resonates as a metaphor for the looming collapse of our current socio-economic system. OTRO TEATRO is placed metaphorically in the ruins of a collapsed theater; and the performance is meant as a way to metaphorically re-build the theater and ourselves. As in all of achugar’s work, the ultimate aim of OTRO TEATRO is to move the audience towards a visceral experience and understanding of dance; and to shift our consciousness from a dualist Cartesian framework where body, mind and spirit are separated to a phenomenological mode in which experience, connection and compassion are given value as true sources of meaning. OTRO TATRO is the continuation of achugar’s previous research that concerns itself with the social contract between audiences and performers.OTRO TEATRO offers an immersive experience for the viewer that relies on real-time transformation.Ultimately, a transformation will occur for everyone present, performers and viewers.
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Location: 2023. E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702

Shifts (3)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Sun, Apr 05, 12:00PM
End: Sun, Apr 05, 4:00PM
Start: Sun, Apr 05, 12:00PM
End: Sun, Apr 05, 1:15PM
Assisting the Box Office Manager, Katy Taylor. Duties include registering and seating patrons, scanning passes for entry, assisting with door list, and general front of house duties.

Please wear your Fusebox T-Shirt and find/call Katy on arrival 419 503 5548.
Start: Sun, Apr 05, 12:00PM
End: Sun, Apr 05, 1:00PM
Reporting to the Box Office Manager, Katy Taylor. To set up, and sell Fusebox merchandise pre-show, handle money, and reconcile the bank.
Please wear your Fusebox t-shirt, and find/call Katy upon arrival 419 503 5548.