As Tricklock’s signature new works series, Excavations is a chance for audience members to take a sneak peek at what the company is creating, what ensemble members are ruminating on, and ideas echoing through our artistic community.
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New Works Series
BRIAN QUIJADA and IDRIS GOODWIN | USA
Excavations 3: New Works Series
March 28th at 5pm
National Hispanic Cultural Center – Bank of America Theatre
1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
This is a Pay-What-You-Decide performance.
The Solution Mixtape
Created and Performed by Idris Goodwin and Brian Quijada
The Solution Mixtape: a hybrid performance, concert, town-hall conversation.
Part of Excavations New Work Series.
In less than 90 minutes, Brian Quijada and Idris Goodwin solve the nation’s biggest problems with beats rhymes and real talk.
Writer/Performer/ Hip Hop Theatre Artists, Idris Goodwin and Brian Quijada have joined forces on a quest for answers. Through their autobiographical work, woven with humor and heart and piercing commentary, they tackle issues of immigration, race, masculinity and gender. Built upon Brian’s dynamic on the spot created live soundscapes, they tell stories share poems and laughter to craft an authentic and inclusive experience.
But solution mixtape is more than just a confessional. Their work is meant to spark meaningful conversation with the audience. Throughout the performance they share the mic with the community and facilitate a collective conversation/brainstorm on how we collectively name and use our privilege for progress.
Brian Quijada is a critically acclaimed solo performer, playwright and actor whose award winning Where did we sit on the bus has been beloved by audiences from coast to coast.
Idris Goodwin is an award-winning playwright, break beat poet and educator. He is also the producing artistic director of Stageone Family Theater. For years, the two have collaborated across the country, engaging with multiple generations in arts and educational spaces.