Mar Parrilla

Artist and Chreographer, Danza Organica

Afroindigenous borikua and award-winning choreographer Mar Parrilla is the founding artistic director of danza orgánica. After attaining a bachelor’s degree in languages (italian, french) from la universidad de puerto rico, Mar crossed the ocean to Nueva York, where she completed a master’s degree in dance education at New York University.

Parrilla is a recipient of several awards from the new england foundation for the arts, and the boston foundation, among others. She is also a luminary artist at the isabella stewart gardner museum, where she has been commissioned to create artistic work. Currently, she is collaborating with local native american communities in massachusetts, with a focus on best practices towards decolonization. she is also collaborating with puerto rico-based artists on a residency-based cultural exchange towards the development of proyecto melaza: a project that explores the colonial relationship between puerto rico and the united states of north america.

Afroindigenous borikua and award-winning choreographer Mar Parrilla is the founding artistic director of danza orgánica. After attaining a bachelor’s degree in languages (italian, french) from la universidad de puerto rico, Mar crossed the ocean to Nueva York, where she completed a master’s degree in dance education at New York University.

Parrilla is a recipient of several awards from the new england foundation for the arts, and the boston foundation, among others. She is also a luminary artist at the isabella stewart gardner museum, where she has been commissioned to create artistic work. Currently, she is collaborating with local native american communities in massachusetts, with a focus on best practices towards decolonization. she is also collaborating with puerto rico-based artists on a residency-based cultural exchange towards the development of proyecto melaza: a project that explores the colonial relationship between puerto rico and the united states of north america.

Website
www.danzaorganica.org
Lectures

6.30.2020 (1:45:33)

A Meditation on Indigenous Life