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Violeta Luna

Secos & Mojados

Performing Arts, 2009



Violeta Luna’s work explores the relationship between theatre, performance art and community engagement. Working within a multidimensional space that allows for the crossing of aesthetic and conceptual borders, Luna uses her body as a territory to question and comment on social and political phenomena. Born in Mexico City, Luna obtained her graduate degree in Acting from the Centro Universitario de Teatro (UNAM,) and La Casa del Teatro. She has performed and taught workshops extensively throughout Latin America and Europe, as well as in Rwanda, Egypt, New Zealand, Japan, Canada and USA. While primarily working as a solo performer, she is also an associate artist of the San Francisco-based performance collectives La Pocha Nostra and Secos & Mojados. She is a Creative Capital and National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) Fellow, and a member of The Magdalena Project: International Network of Women in Contemporary Theatre. Significant works include: Requiem for a Lost Land, Frida, NK603: Action for Performer and e-Maiz, Apuntes sobre la Frontera and a series of collaborations with La Pocha Nostra.

 

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Awards and Accomplishments

2014: Violeta Luna receives the NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA): Artist/Ensemble 2014.

2011: Secos & Mojados receives the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation Grant

2010:

Secos & Mojados receive the Creative Work Fund Grant 

2008: Violeta Luna is artist in residence during the Summer of 2008 at Counter PULSE, San Francisco, CA