Felix Cruz at SDDT White Box
Felix Cruz: Workshop and Performance
Presented by San Diego Dance Theater
White Box Live Arts
Arts District Liberty Station
2590 Truxtun Road, Second Floor
Thursday, June 8, 7:30 pm - PERFORMANCE
As a queer dance artist, it is my responsibility to create work that transgresses heteronormative standards. While acknowledging my western concert dance upbringing, I search for ways to make gender, race, and sexuality fluid. Creating ways all bodies can move, create, and coexist together is the ultimate goal.
Through my practice-based research, I am curious in physically dissecting the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality. Through collaborative platforms and approaches, my creative work lays on a foundation of communal minds. By this, I mean, I am interested in also creating collaborative work that strengthens the community while still respecting our differences. Utilizing popular culture is the crux of my practice-based research as well. Fully embodying the social construction of popular culture to create kinesthetic empathy is the most intriguing possibility to me as a dance artist. I believe the more we can allow ourselves to acknowledge the social construction popular culture has on us, the more we can create effective art that transgresses hetero-patriarchal systems.
I work this way to give voices to the queerly oppressed. As Madonna once said If I can't be daring in my work or the way I live my life, then I don't really see the point of being on this planet. I wish to create an artistic practice that gives room for queer and daring voices to be heard.
White Box Live Arts Theater (View)
2590 Truxton Rd, Upstairs
San Diego, CA 92106
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