Photo Exclusive: First Look at R.Evolucion Latina's BOUNTIFUL: A TEACHER'S JOURNEY
BOUNTIFUL: A TEACHER'S JOURNEY, a unique, international choreographic event conceived and directed by Luis Salgado, opens tonight at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center. Artists from various genres and backgrounds unite to take a journey of self-discovery and into the awareness of what makes the human spirit BOUNTIFUL. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at the show below!
The choreographers include: Amanda Turner, Daniel Fetecua-Soto, Gabriela García, Matthew Steffens, Rebeca Tomás, Rickey Tripp, Valeria Cossu, and Luis Salgado. Coming from D1-Dance Company, the show also integrates choreographers Vania Masias and Michael Grijalva. There will also be a special participation by Proyecto Milagros created by Harold Echevarria, a previous student of both D1 and RL.
With Matthew Steffens is in the lead role of the teacher "Santiago." The NYC company selected from the organization's adult educational program features: Aaron Heaps, Adam Bourque, Alana S. Thomas, Arielle Rosales, Avery Sobczak, Beverly Lopez, Cristal Lopez, Eduardo Uribe, Engels Santana, Harold Tampoc, Jasmine Paige Taylor, Joelle Anderson, Lea Kalisch, Luz M. Iturbe, Maria Ximena Salgado, Olivia Dante' Jones, Simonne Hill, Carlos David Salazar, Jhon Freddy Leudo Sevillano, Lillian González Arce, Mariana Herrera, Martha Isabel Córdoba, and Ryan Leon Arenas.
D1-Dance brings seasoned Peruvian dancers Alejandra Valera, Andrea Noriega, Angel Lozada, Athens Zaldiva, Eder Huynca, Edy Revilla, Jesus Pinto Alvan, Jordy Castro, Kiara Katica, Michael Grijalva, Mariano Carhuamaca, Mia Noel, Pedro Ibañez, and Sandra Begue.
The creative team rounds out with lighting designer Joel Silver, costume designer Amy Sutton, sound designer Erik Skovgaard, projection design by Manuel de la Portilla, percussionist Giancarlo de Trizio, and stage manager Amanda Kosack. The R.Evolucion Latina Production team is lead by Heather Hogan, Denisse Ambert, Gabriela Garcia and founder/director Luis Salgado.
BOUNTIFUL: A TEACHER'S JOURNEY runs from tonight, April 27, through May 1 at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center 248 West 60th Street, NYC. For tickets and more information, go to www.revolucionlatina.org.
Photos by Jason River