Agua Furiosa

Steve Wylie Contra Tiempo's Agua Furiosa performance.


Sat., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. 2016

Location Info:

Gammage Auditorium
1200 S. Forest Ave.
Tempe, AZ  85287

Blend movement, call and response, and musical improvisation with personal narratives of black and Latino performance artists, and you’ve got the makings of Agua Furiosa, an evening-length dance work created by urban Latin dance theater Contra Tiempo of Los Angeles.

Loosely inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and an Afro-Cuban deity of wind and storms, it’s being performed at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, at ASU Gammage, 1200 South Forest Avenue in Tempe. It’s designed to both entertain and inspire audiences to “join the complex and transforming conversation of race in America” — by addressing contradictions of color, poverty, and immigration.

Agua Furiosa is part of the 2016-17 Gammage Beyond series, which expands ASU Gammage programming beyond touring Broadway shows. Tickets are $20. Visit

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