Selection from "Earth Madness" - this piece invites us to consider our relationship with the natural world and to question the apparent madness which allows us to continually act in disrespectful and destructive ways towards the living earth which sustains and supports us.
Choreography, Performance & Costume: Maura Garcia
Music: "Frybread and Tortillas" by Phillip Meshekey with Cempoalli 20
Performance recorded by Mike Strong at Modern Night at the Folly Theater, Kansas City, MO
Maura Garcia is a dancer/choreographer who collaborates within communities to create stories of identity and place. Originally from North Carolina, Maura is an Indigenous woman (Cherokee/Mattamuskeet) who brings her own mixed-blood southern story to all of her work. She engages via performances, experiential workshops and interactive arts projects involving the community in the creative process. Maura uses her art to empower, to form connections, to uplift Indigenous cultural values and to explore the rhythms of the natural world. Currently she is located in the mid-west and southern United States and is available for local, regional, national and international bookings. Please contact Maura directly to schedule a community project, performance, education outreach and/or wellness program.