Still image from La Paloma Prisoner- photo credit Bobby Plasencia
2017 RAQUEL ALMAZAN PERFORMANCE AND TOUR DATES
January 25th – February 11th – T. Schreiber’s 4th Annual 10-Minute Short Play Festival. Almazan directs The First Bridge by By Jim Gordon, performed by Maeve Yore and Thomas Conroy. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
February 20th – Lone Star Theatre Company and La Lucha Arts present a FREE staged reading of Raquel Almazan’s LA NEGRA directed by Fernando Parra Borti. As the Day of the Dead approaches, Drug Cartel Queen La Negra takes a ritualistic journey from child prostitute to patron saint of Mexico: La Santa Muerte. At Jack Demsey’s @ 7pm. 36 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001. MORE INFO: HERE
March 29th – Presentation/performance at BMCC during Women’s Her Story Month March 2017. Almazan performs excerpts of Latin is America – a lecture performance from her Latin is America play cycle. More about LIA
May 23rd @ 7pm – FREE staged reading development for La Paloma Prisoner with the Hi-ARTS Critical Breaks Residency. 215 East 99th Street, New York, NY 10029. No rsvp required but encouraged –
More about Paloma Prisoner: HERE
June Dates TBA – La Paloma Prisoner (The Staged Reading Series for Female Correctional Facilities) combines women who have experienced the criminal justice system alongside performers to engage with audiences with the themes of mass incarceration. More about LA PALOMA PRISONER
For information on attending Almazan’s performances and residency activities- CONTACT HERE.
June 6-10th – Core Apprenticeship with the Playwrights Center, Minneapolis.
Sept 20- 23rd – Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. Almazan will perform monologue excerpts from selected plays, “La Paloma Prisoner”, “La Negra” and “CAFÉ” from her play cycle Latin is America. Conducted performance workshops with students/faculty and dialogue about the themes of her work. More LIA info HERE
Oct. 14th – NYC Dixon Place – “Porning the Planet: The De-sensitization of a Nation. Solo show and post show panel talk back addressing the pornography of the presidential race. More PP info HERE