Stages in Movement: Teatro Línea de Sombra on the Migrant Trail

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 3PM EST

The Hemispheric Institute welcomes Teatro Línea de Sombra (TLS), one of Mexico’s leading theater companies, to New York University in December 2023.

Teatro Línea de Sombra is an internationally renowned collective of theatermakers, researchers, and actors. The company produces theatrical pieces, exhibitions, and other performance experiences. TLS was founded in Mexico in 1993. Its Directors, Jorge A. Vargas and Alicia Laguna are currently Mellon Artists in Residence at the Hemispheric Institute.

On December 5, 2023, the Institute will host “Stages in Movement: Teatro Línea de Sombra on the Migrant Trail,” a symposium celebrating the 30th anniversary of this Mexican theater company. The event will focus on the company's exceptional works on migration, as well as the research and archival methodologies that guide their creative process. Participants include Rodrigo Parrini (UAM-Xochimilco), Paola Hernández (UW-Madison), Jill Lane (NYU), Alicia Laguna, Jorge A. Vargas, and Eduardo Bernal (TLS), Marcial Godoy and Ana Dopico (Hemispheric Institute).

This event is co-presented by Hemispheric Encounters.

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