"Choreographed and directed by Rebeca Hernandez MFA candidate in Experimental Choreography
In collaboration with dancers: Crystal Sepúlveda and Elizabeth Villalobos
Sound design by Jeff Zahos and Crystal Sepúlveda
Text by Yosimar Reyes
taisha paggett, faculty advisor
Inspired by the 2014 disappearance of 43 college students from the revolutionary Escuela Normal de Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Rebeca Hernandez is a dancer and choreographer born and raised in Mexicali, Mexico. Hernandez danced and toured in Mexico with Taller de Danza Contemporánea de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California and with Compañía Jorge Domínguez. Hernandez is a 2012-2013 recipient of the National Performance Network/PAP award in partnership with the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs’ CEI program. Hernandez is also a recipient of UCLA’s 2013 Hothouse Dance Residency Program. She collaborated with artist Carolina Caycedo and presented a piece at 18th Street Arts Complex, Pieter Performance Art Space and UCLA’s Glorya Kaufman Hall. Internationally, Hernandez has presented work for the Hemispheric Institute’s Encuentro in Santiago de Chile, for the Festival de Improvisacion in Mexico City and for Performatica Dance Forum in Puebla. In 2015, Rebeca presented the piece No Dejen de Buscarme at San Diego State University’s Steppling Art Gallery, at Escritorio de Procesos in Mexicali and for Border Labs at Estacion Teatro in Tijuana.
Hernandez is a member of the Programming Committee for the 2015-2017 cycle at Human Resources gallery and performance space in downtown Los Angeles. http://www.rebecahernandezdance.com
¿Quién sigue? is presented by the University of California, Riverside, Department of Dance. Rebeca Hernandez created this work in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Fine Arts degree in Experimental Choreography."