International performer, choreographer, and Artistic Director of VIDA Vannia Ibarguen Dance Arts, a contemporary dance troupe based in LA. Her focus is in the interaction between performance and technology, and also the relationship between classical, contemporary and folk dance styles. She has received awards in United States, Peru, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, and the NDEO Excellence […]
We are an artistic empowerment movement influenced by black and brown culture, allowing artists to create and display their unique talents through creative and limitless approaches such as dance, theater, visual art and fashion.
Jason prides himself on a polymathic creative output encompassing sculpture, collage, sound, live performance, self-publishing, curation, broadcast media and ministerial services Through room- sized mixed media assemblage, primal sonic compositions, political diatribe, and spiritual organizing, Triefenbach espouses a “Utopian Sensualist” platform and offers his life’s work as a clumsy, crooked invocation of the revolutionary potential […]
I founded Back-to-the-wall theatre in 2011 with a goal of creating a place where original plays and classics could be produced, as well as a theatre enrichment and education program that was not as focused on the end show or result, but more on how the process changes YOU. The Acting for Life program, was […]
We created Theater for Humanity in 2014 after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson from the very teachings that liberated me from my community’s violence and hopelessness: Christianity and theater. Theater for Humanity envisions communities where we are policed by our neighbors: people whose names we know and friends who we trust. A world […]
Jennifer Kumiyama was born with Arthrogryposis and uses a wheelchair daily. Kumiyama received voice lessons at Long Beach City College and California State University of Long Beach. In 2000, Jennifer earned a spot on Warner Bros. reality TV show “Popstars 2” and earned national accolades from many publications including Variety Magazine and TV Guide – […]