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At Water's Edge / Al filo del agua

A dance-theatre trio piece co-choreographed and co-directed by Celeste Miller and Dora Arreola

AT WATER'S EDGE / AL FILO DEL AGUA is an open-air, interactive, theatre and dance performance, with storytelling and live music, created by three women from different generations and different geographic locations—one in the United States, the other in Mexico, and the third at the edge of the two. Stories, legends, and acts of resistance intertwine as their lives intersect.


A bilingual, international collaboration co-created by choreographers/co-directors Celeste Miller and Dora Arreola, with dancer Miroslava Wilson and members of Mujeres en Ritual Danza Teatro, AT WATER'S EDGE has been developed through a multi-site process at the artists' various locations: Florida and Iowa in the U.S.A., and Baja California in Mexico. Through improvisations, site-specific interventions, personal stories, queer and feminist re-tellings of legends and myths, AT WATER'S EDGE connects with movements for women's rights, as well as nature and water protection. Themes include climate crisis, migration, and solastalgia – the longing for a home that is disappearing, landscapes destroyed (or changed) by natural or human-made disasters.


AT WATER'S EDGE asks: What are the borders that divide you? What are the frontiers you approach? What are the edges you evade?Where do we find hope—in our bodies, songs, and stories...