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Yvonne Montoya is a mother, dancemaker, bi-national artist, thought leader, writer, speaker, and the founding director of Safos Dance Theatre. Based in Tucson, AZ and originally from Albuquerque, NM, her work is grounded in and inspired by the landscapes, languages, cultures, and aesthetics of the U.S. Southwest.
Soft premiere footage of Stories from Home February 8, 2023 at Community & Performing Arts Center in Green Valley, AZ
In Tucson, Arizona, dancer and choreographer Yvonne Montoya mixes contemporary dance with oral histories from the American Southwest borderlands, showcasing the diversity of voices, experiences, and body movements of Latinx, Mexican American, Chicanx, Mexican and other immigrant communities. Her dance “Braceros” was inspired by father who as a child worked alongside migrant farmworkers.
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