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November 15 – 28, 2021
Photo by Emilie Trimbee

Show Credits

Directed by: William Yong
Choreographed by: Mateo Galindo Torres
Performed by: Katherine Semchuk and Mateo Galindo Torres
Live painting by: Robyn Macdonald

Film editing: Xavier Pestana (in collaboration with Mateo Galindo Torres)
Director of photography & first camera: Sid Sawant (onUp productions)
Second camera: Shayne Larcher

Original music & sound design: Grej (in conjunction with Santiago Botero & Rachel Therrien)
Trumpet, flugelhorn: Rachel Therrien
Electric bass, double bass, electronics, vocals: Santiago Botero
Vocals, marimba: Ferney (La Wey) Segura
Drums, synths, electronics: Grej

Text: Mateo Galindo Torres
Voice over: Irma Villafuerte, Grej, Mateo Galindo Torres

Lighting design: Emilie Trimbee
Projection design: Mateo Galindo Torres

Outside eye & original projection concept: Aria Evans

Costume design: Robyn Macdonald
Sculpture: Manuel Trujillo
Set design: James Kendal

Technical director: Sophia Fabiano
Stage manager: James Kendal

Producers: Andrea Pestana, Mateo Galindo Torres


Guetcha Guaritcha would like to thank the following organizations and funders for their support of the realization of this project:

Kaeja d’Dance
onUP productions
National Ballet of Canada
TAC, OAC, Canada Council

Presented by Citadel on Demand and produced by Guetcha Guaritcha


Choreographed by Mateo Galindo Torres

Choreographed by Mateo Galindo Torres, I:POLITICAL, uses a mixture of contemporary dance, poetry, projections, original music, sculpture and live painting, to reflect on the relationship and conflict between personal expressions of identity and social constructs.

Run time is approximately 40 minutes.

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