Siwayul (Heart of a Womxn)

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Siwayul (Heart of a Womxn) is a one-persxn play about reclaiming Two-Spirit identity through Indigenous Salvadoran culture and diaspora; and empowering the Ancestral Goddess within. A Native American Trans Womxn seeks her place in the world. Guided by the Ancestors, she finds herself within her heart of a Womxn- Siwayul.

Adapted from Metzali: Siwayul ShitajkwiluXemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul's first book of poetry released April 2018.

In collaboration with the Trans Femmes of Trans-Latinx DMV and No Justice No Pride celebrating National Poetry Month

Presented by Nelwat Ishkamewe

Show Type
Drama
Musical
Movement-based
Running Time
60 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$15 - $15

Discount Tickets Available Discounts for groups & Two-Spirits and Trans POC

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Box Office Phone: 703-881-8160

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 04/03/2019 - 04/12/2019
Sunday ---
Monday 12:00pm--
Tuesday 12:00pm--
Wednesday ---
Thursday ---
Friday ---
Saturday 08:00pm--
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 04/10/2019 - 12:00pm
  • 04/11/2019 - 12:00pm
  • 04/12/2019 - 12:00pm
  • 04/03/2019 - 8:00pm
  • 04/04/2019 - 8:00pm
  • 04/05/2019 - 8:00pm
  • 04/12/2019 - 8:00pm

Sign-interpreted

  • 04/05/2019 - 8:00pm
  • 04/12/2019 - 8:00pm
Cast
Performer Role
Xemiyulu Tapepechul Alex/Siwayul/Siwanabal/Nantzin Paula
Production Personnel
Playwright
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Directors
Alexa Rodriguez
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Costume Designer
Angel Garcia
Set Designer
Emmelia Augusta Talarico
Sound Designer
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Choreographer
Dane Figueroa Edidi
Musical Director
Ahanu
Lighting Designer
Emmelia Augusta Talarico
Adapted By
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Adapted From
Metzali: Siwayul Shitajkwilu by Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Projections/Media Designer
Emmelia Augusta Talarico
Others
Stage Manager/Mask Design: Ahanu
Hair & Make-up Design: Angel Garcia

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Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
545 7th Street SE, Washington , DC 20003
About the Venue:
Located at the corner of 7th and G Streets SE. Street parking is very challenging; using Metro is encouraged.

Getting There

  • Eastern Market (Blue/Orange Lines)

Parking

  • Street parking

Accessibility

  • This venue is not wheelchair accessible.
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