Souls Speak
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SILVITA  DIAZ  BROWN


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Original Works

Secretos, Conexiones y Revelaciones: The journey of a soul in search of enlightenment and the battle with this life's desires. Dance, acroyoga, hand mudras, poetry and chanting meet together in this theatrical work. Original music and poetry by Rich Logan, dance performance by Christopher Knowlton and Silvita Diaz Brown with chorus of Women: Ingrid Larson, Lani Montreal, Aisha Jean-Baptize and Felicia Holman. 2013-2015 for Links Hall, The Harold Washington Library, and Malcolm X College in Chicago, FITSA and Puebla Baila in Mexico, and Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF) in India.

Cara a Cara: ( Duet: Jessie Young and Silvita Diaz Brown. Chorus: Stephanie M. Acosta, Samantha Allen, Karen Faith, Anna kladzik and Nadine Lollino. Make-up and costumes by Christina Hernandez) For the FITSA festival, March 2012, Puebla Mexico and Outer Space, May 2012, Chicago IL.

Hard Work Mask/Mascara: a collective creation of Nicole Garneau, Lani Montreal and Silvita Diaz Brown; that joined dance, storytelling and video projection for the To Art and Profit Festival, Links Hall, May 2011.

The Supple Trilogy: an autobiographical piece. (Quartet by: Lisa Frank, Amanda Illic, Sam Goodman, and Silvita Diaz Brown. Original organ music by Noé Cuéllar. Costumes and make-up Christina Hernandez.) Links Hall, Chicago, February 2011 and (Megan Schneeberger, Emily Sarkissian, Silvita Diaz Brown and Edgar Flores) for FITSA, Puebla, Mexico, March 2011.

Supple: (childhood): (Duet: Aisha Bell and Silvita Diaz Brown. Costumes and make-up by Christina Hernandez.) For the Chicago Field trips performance Marathon, Hamlin Park Fieldhouse, August 2010. The Bloom dance series (Duet: Lisa Frank and Silvita Diaz Brown), September 2010.

Supple: (Becoming a woman): (Trio: Aisha Bell, Lisa Frank & Silvita Diaz Brown), May 2010, the Archer Ballroom, Chicago, IL.

En Falda Roja: November 2009 and April 2010, The 1901 Gallery/Theatre and the Op Shop, Chicago, IL.

Deep into the Voice: (Jessica McVay and Silvita Diaz Brown), October 2009, Poonie's Cabaret, Links Hall, Chicago, IL.

Mirrored Spaces: a collective choreographic creation of Jorge Mojeron, Ana Lluri and Silvita Diaz Brown, with live music by Adam Sherkin, April 2008, La Belle Epoch, Toronto, Canada.

Nijinsky: Strings on a Rose: a collective creation of Laura Jane Nelles, Silvita Diaz Brown and Olivia Olsen, February 2008, McLean theatre, Toronto, Canada.

Golden Bees: (Solo), September 2006, Atkinson studio, Toronto, Canada.

Origins Project: 2005, Joe Green theatre, York University, Toronto, Canada.

Listen to the Music of your Soul: (Trio: Nadia de Leon, Silvita Diaz Brown and Iajahnni Lewis, with original Music by Chester Willson), 2005, The Lab Theater, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

Significant Voice in Movement: (Duet: Kari Calaway and Silvita Diaz Brown, with original Music by Mohammad Jami), 2003, Oller Theater, Juniata College, PA, and Artes Escenicas, Puebla, Mexico.

Acércate a Mí: 2000, Auditorio UDLA, Puebla, Mexico.