Grant Recipient Details

Location

Miami, FL

Artist
Combat Hippies, Miami, FL
Project Title
AMAL
Fiscal Year Awarded
2019
Grant or Program
National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant
Grant Amount
$50,000

Led by Artistic Director Teo Castellanos, AMAL is a theater/spoken word piece that delves into the impact of war on both combatants and noncombatants as people of color, and shares experiences of veterans’ adjustment to life after war, as well as those of civilians from war-torn countries. The piece also explores the search for meaning, purpose, and identity through enlisting in the military, specifically focusing on Puerto Rico’s cultural and military heritage. Written and performed by the Combat Hippies, military veterans who have turned to the arts to heal and inspire; developed and directed by Teo Castellanos; with original music production by Brimstone127.

PROJECTED TOURING AVAILABILITY

Currently Available

TOUR COORDINATOR

Thomas Kriegsmann | tommy@arktype.org
President/Producer
ArKtype
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