Sirenas

Choreographed by Sita Frederick in collaboration with Maya Berry,Yasmine Lee, Alethea Pace & Tina Vasquez
Performed by Sita Frederick, Maya Berry, Alethea Pace
Music: Original composition by Onel Mulet, Roman Diaz

Sirenas intertwines the fluid dynamism of the Yoruba based Afro-Cuban Orisha Yemaya and the Dahomey rooted Haitian dance Yanvalu. Combining these disperate ritual traditions with contemporary dance reveals new connections and vocabulariesamong African-Caribbean traditions.