How We Are Connected
El Museo del Barrio, in collaboration with The New International Center of Diverse Artists (NICODA), presents, How We Are Connected, a performing arts production inspired by National Geographic's Genographic Project.
Come experience over 50,000 years of human history in a theatrical adventure fusing family lore, cultural mythology and scientific revelations about human migration and genealogy!
A dynamic group of actors, musicians and dancers ask and answer questions about their heritage as they explore our collective journey from the fertile crescent to the Caribbean Basin.
The director facilitated a two month development process, working with writers and actors to explore facts, fantasies, dreams and possibilities about their ancestral heritage. The stories that emerged from these workshops, and later the results of the DNA tests and our collective conversations about them, highlight HOW WE ARE CONNECTED.
Immediately following the performance, the artists will join us for an insightful conversation.
Program Created by Raquel Miller
Conceived and Directed by Ari Laura Kreith
Written by Jenny Lyn Bader & J.Stephen Brantley
Featuring and Developed with Gousy Celestin, Marie Davis, Marcelino Feliciano, Lena Marie Gilbert, Maribel Martinez, Greer Morrison, Sorely Muentes, Luis Paulino, Vanessa Miriam Rodriguez, Edney Romeo, Stephanie Shipp, Ricardo Valentin and Petol Weekes.
Stage Manager: Xiaopo Wang
Set Designer: Jen Varbalow
Technical Director: Ross DeGraw
Costume Designer: Marty Pavatea
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