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Charity number: 1077161

Company number: 3724349

Dance

Morir Soñando

by Stephanie Peña

Dates
Monday 7 November 2016 - Tuesday 8 November 2016

Morir Soñando is an exploration of Dominican identity, which deconstructs the national dance Merengue and experiments with how this form of dance translates to the bodies of non-Caribbean dancers.

The work navigates the performers’ understanding of the culture through the use of Merengue music, language and hip movements. Through this exploration, a story starts to unravel revealing betrayal, agony, and power.

Morir Soñando is a roller coaster that will pull the audience along, even those not ready for the ride…


Reviews

"A beautiful production dealing with the complex subjects of integration and cultural identity ..."

UK Theatre Network

"It is a strong, ‘in-your-face’ message; one that is both timely and timeless."

Afridiziak Theatre News

"The message of Morir Soñando is a hopeful one, one that sees the possibility of staying true to yourself despite pressures to conform."

Dulwich OnView

"Peña's ability to inject a touch of modernity into traditional dance and blend it with storytelling makes for a fascinating half hour."

Views From The Gods