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Night Wakes Dawn: a new show from Loco Bloco

  • Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Loco Bloco & Brava! for Women in the Arts Present

Night Wakes Dawn/La Noche Despierta El Amanecer

Saturday, December 22nd, 7pm
Sunday, December 23rd, pm

“Connecting to ancient wisdom to guide us through our endings and beginnings in 2012”
a new play by Alma Herrera-Pazmiño and Martin Herrera-Pazmiño
Night Wakes Dawn is a musical, theatrical exploration of the beliefs and prophecies initiated by the Mayan culture surrounding December 21, 2012 and tells a story of how these larger spiritual beliefs and energies are reflected in the lives of families living in the Mission district today.  View interview with playwright, Martin Herrera-Pazmiño.

Artistic Direction:
Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe
Pedro Gomez
Giuliana Blasi

Featuring original music, choreography and narratives performed by Loco Bloco's Performance Ensemble and Youth Classes.

Loco Bloco is a youth development organization with the mission of promoting San Francisco's youth's healthy transition into adulthood by paring them with professional artists and engaging them in the creation and performance of music, dance and theater traditions reflecting the cultural diversity of the Americas. Loco Bloco encourages its youth to use multicultural arts forms as a tool for their own empowerment and as a catalyst to help them overcome discrimination and bring about change in their communities.