EPISODE 1: STORIES FROM THE AMAZON JUNGLE
with Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company
Conceived, Choreographed & Designed by Federico RestrepoWritten & Directed by Federico Restrepo & Denise Greber
SEUCY AND BOTO:STORIES FROM THE AMAZON JUNGLE is the first in a 3-part series about the adventures of Seucy, a brave little girl who battles the tree-eating monster, Mapimguari, with the help of her pal Boto, half-boy/half-dolphin and other amazing friends from the Amazon Jungle including Itzpapalotl the Butterfly, Sasha the Anaconda, Ceneotl the Frog, Pachamama the Shaman and Uakiti the Warrior.
DON’T MISS EPISODES 2 AND 3 of Seucy and Boto’s Adventures!
— April 4 at 11 am and May 16 at 11am —
Loco7 is well-known for its productions that blend rhythmic music, live musicians, dancers body puppets and larger-than-life marionettes, having premiered 13 original pieces at La MaMa that have subsequently travelled globally, as well. Mr. Restrepo has performed with La MaMa’s celebrated Great Jones Repertory under the direction of the late Ellen Stewart in productions such as THE RAVEN, PERSEUS, ANTIGONE and SEVEN AGAINST THEBES. Ms. Greber is an artist-in-residence at La MaMa and has also appeared in numerous productions with Great Jones Repertory, as well as in productions at Ontological Theatre, Ohio and HERE. She is the Director and Curator of La MaMa’s Puppet Series.
Cast & Crew
Featuring: Aaron Haskell, Seira Kiyono-Patoonsittichai, Hope Krontz, Katie Ostrowski, Giacomo Rocchini, Kiku Sakai, Quimen Sanchez, Jeanne Lauren Smith Music by Chriz ZaborowskiMake Up Design by Marina Celander
La MaMa Kids
La MaMa Kids Online presents kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.