Interview with Viveca Vázquez (2007)

Interview with Viveca Vázquez, conducted by Beliza Torres as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender


Viveca Vázquez is a choreographer, dancer, and a professor of humanities and modern dance at the University of Puerto Rico. She co-founded Pisotón, the first experimental dance group of Puerto Rico and, shortly after, Taller de Otra Cosa, of which she became the first director. Through the company she presented her choreographic work and produced events such as "Rompeforma" a key festival in the development of the experimental dance scene in Puerto Rico. Since 1984 she has produced and performed experimental dance events in the United States, Mexico, Venezuela and Argentina, among a great number of other places. As a teacher she has developed a pedagogical model based on body conscience and improvisation.


Background Information
  • TItle: Interview with Viveca Vázquez
  • Alternate Title: Viveca Vázquez
  • Date: Jun. 14, 2007
  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Interviewee: Viveca Vázquez
  • Interviewer: Beliza Torres
  • Duration: 24 minutes
  • Language: Spanish