A movement memoir of dislocation, immigration and emigration depicted through the chilling words of Chilean choreographer/dancer Marcela Ortiz de Zarate and a succession of emotionally charged, full-bodied dances on a set of oversized wooden crates, this is a collaboration between three Latino choreographers/dancers and PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER.
Conceived and Directed by: Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig
Created with and Performed by: Rodrigo Esteva, Jaime Ortega, Marcela Ortiz de Zarate, Sara Pearson, Lisa Race, Patrik Widrig and Gerardo Delgado
Music by: Los Panchos, Airto Moreira, The Tallis Scholars, Brent Lewis, Sara Pearson
Text written and performed by: Marcela Ortiz de Zarate Broughton
Set by: Carlo Adinolfi
Costumes by: Amy Downs
Lighting by: Tony Giovannetti
Premiere: Dance Theater Workshop, New York City, January 1994
Funding for Do You Remember? was provided by a generous grant from the Rockefeller/US-Mexico Fund for Culture (administered by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Bancomer Cultural Foundation and Mexico’s National Fund for Culture and the Arts), the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Harkness Foundation.