Performances

Thursday, February 14
7:30 p.m. 

Friday, March 8
7:30 p.m. 

Romnia
Created, choreographed, and performed by Belén Maya

Sherbon Black Box Theatre

The performance scheduled for Friday, February 15th has been rescheduled for March 8. A limited number of tickets are now available.

A solo show, this experimental contemporary dance theatre work incorporates text, movement, percussive footwork, circus feats, street busking and more to a score of music by Roma women. Belen Maya, an innovator and critically acclaimed performing artist, became instantly recognized around the world in Carlos Saura's 1995 film Flamenco. In Romnia ("women" in Romani language), Maya performs "many women at the same time...whose laughter and mourning have become movement and beauty." (Joaquin Lopez Bustamante). Her work at KU is made possible by the Janet Hamburg Guest Artist Fund.

About Belén Maya

This production includes adult content and subject matter that may not be appropriate for all audiences


“Romnia” is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required for entry. General admission tickets are available in person at the University Theatre Box Office in Murphy Hall or by calling 785-864-3982. Limited tickets may be available at the door the night of the event.

At the event, donations to the Willow Domestic Violence Center will be accepted, and resources for domestic violence survivors will be available.

 


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