Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America

Teatro Línea de Sombra, Mexico


Teatro Linea de Sombra was founded in 1993 by the prominent Mexican director Jorge Vargas and is characterized by its distinctive incorporation of movement, projections, film and recorded soundscapes.  The company performed the work Amarillo, which touches on the complex nature of individual and national identity as it relates to migration–both for those who leave, and those who are left behind.  In addition to performances, consortium members conducted extensive outreach activities in their respective communities anchored by in-depth educational and contextual materials developed in partnership with the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington.  On the Boards filmed Amarillo using high-definition cameras for distribution through On the The consortium will jointly plan screenings of the film in rural areas, two each on the east and the west coasts. Amarillo has only been performed twice in the United States and this marked its first multi-city tour, which took place in October and November 2012.

Tour Engagements for
Teatro Línea de Sombra, Mexico

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