Monthly Archives: November 2010

Nightwind in India

Hector’s performance of Nightwind will be part of an entire afternoon of theatre from 3:00 – 8:00 PM on December 15th in Kolkata at Curzon Park, Lalan Mancha, Esplanade.  He will join the Jana Sanskriti Delhi Team, Teatraviesa GTO from … Continue reading

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Diane Lefer’s fiction in Performance

Rhapsodomancy Announces the Writers Reading on Sunday, December 5th, 2010: Doors open at 7:00pm – Reading begins at 7:30pm The Good Luck Bar, 1514 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, 90027 (east Hollywood/Silver Lake: corner of Hollywood & Hillhurst) (the “Good” has … Continue reading

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Journeying into the Jungle: by Tatiana de la Tierra for La Bloga

Tatiana de la Tierra — a wonderful poet/performer in her own right — interviewed Hector and Diane in Pasadena on November 17 after reading The Blessing Next to the Wound. She brought buñuelos direct from her recent trip to Miami. … Continue reading

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ImaginAction in India

Hector’s fifth visit to India took him to Kolkata in December 2010 for 4th Muktadhara festival organized by Jana Sanskriti, the first theatre organisation to practice Theatre of the Oppressed in India. Since 1992 -the year it abandoned conventional stage theatre –it … Continue reading

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ImaginAction in Afghanistan

Hector traveled to Afghanistan in autumn 2009, offering Theater of the Oppressed masterclasses with a variety of human rights organizations, including the International Center for Transitional Justice and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung . He also gave special workshops for women in Herat. After a … Continue reading

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Jana Sanskriti – Theatre of the Oppressed in Kolkata, India – December 2010

Muktadhara IV, Jana Sanskriti‟s 4th Forum Theatre Festival. Please check back for dates of ImaginAction’s participation.  Jana Sanskriti is the first theatre organisation to practice Theatre of the Oppressed in India. Since 1992 -the year it abandoned conventional stage theatre … Continue reading

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Theatre of the Oppressed Workshops in Nepal

Hector led ImaginAction workshops inspired by Theatre of the Oppressed techniques as part of the Kathmandu International Theatre Festival at the Sama Theatre, Gurukul, Old Baneshwor, from 9:00 AM to noon on Friday, November 26, Saturday the 27th, and Sunday the 28th.

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Kathmandu International Theatre Festival

The Kathmandu International Theatre Festival features 22 performances as well as workshops from 16 countries: Bangladesh, Finland, France, Germany, India, Iran, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UK, and US. ImaginAction is honored to participate. Hector will … Continue reading

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Hector and Diane on Uprising Radio, KPFK

Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Uprising Radio, interviewed Hector Aristizabal and Diane Lefer about The Blessing Next to the Wound and their other projects on Wednesday, November 10th on KPFK, 90.7 FM. An audio file of the entire program is available at … Continue reading

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“You can only oppress people for so long” – the UAW weighs in on the School of the Americas

‘You can only oppress people for so long’ How the U.S. Army’s School of the Americas in Georgia uses your tax dollars to train soldiers who torture – and kill – organizers in Latin America In an interrogation cell at … Continue reading

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