Agua Furiosa, CONTRA-TIEMPO's newest evening length work, challenges audiences to confront harsh realities of race in our country. Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Oya, the Afro-Cuban deity of wind and storms, artistic director and choreographer Ana Maria Alvarez, harnesses her unique Urban-Latin movement approach to create a visually stunning and thought provoking evening of dance performance. Agua Furiosa merges call and response, a live vocalist, water themes, fierce physicality and the performers’ own personal narratives. Audiences will walk away from Agua Furiosa, impacted and inspired to locate themselves inside the complex and transforming conversation of race in America. Creative collaborators include sound designer d. sabela grimes, vocalist Pyeng Threadgill, lighting designer Masha Tsimring and dramaturg Michael Garces.

The creation and presentation of Agua Furiosa is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project (NEFA/NDP), with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC), Center for Creative Innovation (CCI) and Engaging Dance Audiences, administered by Dance/USA and made possible with generous funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. 



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Reserved Seats- $30.00


General Admission-$25.00




Public School Student-$15.00


Senior Citizen-$10.00