Excavations 1: The Dely Project
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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THE DELY PROJECT
TRICKLOCK COMPANY and NDERE TROUPE | US, Uganda
THE DELY PROJECT
March 15th at 6pm
Tricklock Performance Laboratory
110 Gold Ave SW
This is a Pay-What-You-Decide performance.
Directed by Tricklock Company
Created by Tricklock Company
The Dely Project is a cross-continental collaboration connecting youth theatre artists from around the globe. It joins members of Tricklock’s summer internship The Manoa Project with theatre students from the University of New Mexico to forge relationships internationally with artistic peers from outside of the United States. In this, the project’s inaugural year, our partner cohort is a team of performers from the Ndere Cultural Center in Kampala, Uganda. Directed by Juli Hendren and Katy Houska (Juli in Uganda and Katy in Albuquerque) alongside creative designers Dahveed Torres and Aaron Hendren, the process utilizes media such as WhatsApp, video, music, and long distance writing while working remotely. The two teams then come together in Albuquerque for 16 hours to weave that work together in an original theatre piece about culture, kinship, and humanity.
The Dely Project amplifies young voices from around the world to find what connects us.
The Dely Project was created in 2019 in loving memory of Dr. Adélamar (Dely) Alcántara. Dely was a brilliant educator, community leader, and global citizen. She was also mother to our internship’s namesake, Manoa Jojola, and therefore, in a sense, mother to our whole education program. The Dely Project ensemble strives to carry her legacy through international learning and creation.
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