THEY WAKE, 3min., USA, Dance
Directed by Karla Puno Garcia
A community under a spell of slumber comes to life.
Karla Puno Garcia is a proud Filipina-American artist based in NYC. She has been a Broadway swing for four years.
As a female choreographer of color, Karla strongly emphasizes musicality and unapologetic individuality to create worlds and bring characters to life. She is excited to tell NEW stories where all perspectives are seen and exist naturally.
Favorite choreography credits include additional scenes in the Netflix film Tick, Tick ... BOOM!, directed by Lin Manuel Miranda; ENCORES Off-Center production of GONE MISSING; the world premiere of Other World at Delaware Theatre Company; the Prospect Theater Company production of 1001 Nights and A Day; and Virginia Repertory's production of IN THE HEIGHTS for which she received the Richmond Theatre Critics Award for Best Choreography. Her short film The Spot was selected for the San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
Karla is currently in Houston choreographing a new musical NOIR. Written by Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow, and directed by Darko Tresnjak, the show will make its world premiere at the Alley Theatre in June. www.KarlaPunoGarcia.com