Repertoire

Full works and professional choreographic demo reel are available upon request.  Please email us at info@bocatuya.com

Sombreristas

Premier - June 2021

Direction and Choreography: Omar Román De Jesús

Lighting Designer: Chad Jung

Rehearsal Director: Matt Rivera

Costume Designer: John Ahrens

Music: Los Tupamaros

*Video courtesy of Bruce Wood Dance

Boca Tuya presented Sombreristas at PRISMA International Dance Festival (Panama) and Encuentro ENDANZANTE, (Colombia). This engagement was supported by our donors and Mid Atlantic Arts through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation. Sombreristas was originally commissioned by Bruce Wood Dance, Dallas, TX. 

Cielo Elena

Premier - April 2022

Direction and Choreography by Omar Román De Jesús

Direction and Cinematography: Xhon Dang

Original Score by Jesse Scheinin

Lighting Designer: Christopher Chambers

Creation and production of Cielo Elena were made possible by generous support from the Baryshnikov Arts Center and Boca Tuya’s individual donors.

Muerte Cotidiana

Premier - July 2021

Direction and Choreography: Omar Román De Jesús

Set Design: David Tatu

Costumes: Jill Peterson

Lighting: Jordan Wardach

Music: Willie Colón

Footage: TINA

Muerte Cotidiana will be presented at the Jerusalem International Choreographic Competition.  Muerte Cotidiana was originally commissioned by Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA and it was made possible thanks to the Pomare/Connor Memorial Endowment Fund.

Los Perros del Barrio Colosal

Premier - February 2020

Direction and Choreography: Omar Román De Jesús

Direction and Cinematography: Drew L. Brown

Music: Homenaje al Gran Lucho by Lucho Bermúdez

This work was made for dance film and live performance

Los Perros del Barrio Colosal was an incredible effort to create art during Covid-19. We are thankful to everyone, especially Bridge for Dance & Dancewave, who created a safe environment for our creative team. Los Perros has been presented in multiple platforms/festivals including: Screen Dance International - Winner Best of Screen Dance Festival, ReThink Dance Film Festival - Winner Best Narrative Short and Winner Best Choreography, Red Rock Screen Dance Film - Best OVerall Film 2nd Place, Nederland Film Festival,  Florence Dance OnScreen, San Francisco Dance Film Festival, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Battery Dance, Puerto Rico Classical Dance Competition Gala, Greensboro Dance Film Festival, INSHADOW, CUCALORUS, Dance Camera West, Fuselage Dance Film Festival, Utah Dance Film Festival, Kinetoscope: International Screendance Film Festival, Dance on Camera Festival - Film at Lincoln Center

 

This fall, Boca Tuya presented Los Perros del Barrio Colosal "live" at PRISMA International Dance Festival, (Panama City, Panama). This engagement was supported by our donors and Mid Atlantic Arts through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation. The film was originally commissioned/presented by Chop Shop: Bodies of Work.

Daniel

Premier - May 2017

Original score by Gerson Orjuela

Daniel was originally created as part of Parsons Dance's GenerationNOW program to support emerging choreographers during their 2017 Joyce Season. This contemporary piece is inspired by an eye opening interaction during educational outreach activities working with young children on the Autism spectrum. The work explores the youthful and uninhibited pursuit of joy.

Like Those Playground Kids at Midnight

Premier - October 2019

Music:  Buenos Aires Hora Cero by Astor Piazzolla 

Like Those Playground Kids premiered at the 2020 Chop Shop: Bodies of Work Contemporary Dance Festival, Seattle, WA. This engagement was supported by the festival and the generosity of our donors.

Matriarca

Premier - April 2019

Music: Fiesta de Locos by Calle 13

Matriarca was originally commissioned by The Ailey School (New York, NY) and then reimagined with Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas,TX) This engagement was supported by the festival and the generosity of our donors.