Ghostly Labor, by Vanessa Sanchez and La Mezcla delves into the rich history of labor in the US-Mexico borderlands, combining the art forms of Tap Dance, Mexican Zapateado, Son Jarocho and Afro-Caribbean movement. Through a captivating fusion of polyrhythmic movement and an original score, the production examines the legacy of systemic labor exploitation and celebrates the resilience and unity found in collective resistance.
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Written and performed by Vanessa Sanchez
Ghostly Labor is
See the Ghostly Labor Work in Progress at MACLA’s Castellano Playhouse Theatre September 30, 2023.
Ghostly Labor Work in Progress runs for approximately XX minutes.
MACLA Technical Crew
Earl Leal (Light & Sound)
Anjee Helstrup-Alvarez, Executive Director
Eda Benites, Operations & Finance Manager
Leyla Carleo, Executive Assistant
Luis Ambriz, Grants Manager
Juritzi Torres Mendoza, Movement Builder
Yosimar Reyes, Performing Artist in Residence
Alyssarhaye Graciano, Visual Arts Curator
Ruben Escalante, Teen Tech Center Director
Angelica Torres, Pathways Program Director
Earl Leal, Lighting & Sound Technician
Fernanda Loreto, Programs Associate
Consuelo Cervantes, Chair
Consuelo Cervantes, Vice Chair
Bob Brownstein, Treasurer
Barbara Goldstein, Secretary