An Evening with Patricia Ariza
October 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY
In this special event, Patricia Ariza, producer, director, actress, playwright and poet, as well as co-founder of the Colombian theater ensemble Teatro La Candelaria, will be interviewed about her work by the iconic Miriam Colón, acclaimed actress and director of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater. The interview, accompanied by visuals, will explore Ariza’s artistic and activist work in Colombia with marginalized sectors—women, indigenous people, immigrants, prisoners—as well as touching on topics including collective creation, political theater, feminism, and current Colombian realities.Following the conversation, Ariza will read from her poems. This event is presented with the League of Professional Theatre Women, who honor Ariza with the 2014 Guilder/Coigney International Theatre Award on October 27th at the Martin Segal Center/CUNY. This program will be held in Spanish with interpretation.