Kilusan Production provides high level services in:
1) Cultural Productions: theater, poetry, community fund raisers, cultural showcases etc.
UNiVERSALself is an original solo Theater Production. Written and performed by Kilusan Bautista. Special artistic direction & dance choreography by Lia Mcpherson and Kairi Bautista.
UNiVERSALself premiered in June of 2010 in the Bronx, NY. Kilusan has toured with UNiVERSALself on an international level, bringing together over 16,000 audiences through a thought provoking production. UNiVERSALself is a coming of age collection of personal narrative stories that takes place in the Bay Area, CA during the 80’s/90’s and explore racial identity in a global society. The purpose of UNiVERSALself is to build cross cultural unity and empowerment through the performance arts.
TRANSCEND is a multimedia experience that takes audiences on a 3-week train ride through the fight against gentrification & homelessness in modern day New York City. Premiered for 5-nights at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival at Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Studio. The purpose of TRANSCEND is to humanize the discussion around gentrification in order to positively influence public policy based on fair and non-discriminatory housing/renting practices.
2) Education (Universal Self): Arts education workshops designed for personal, political and cultural empowerment/healing.
Theater, poetry and personal development workshops geared towards youth and young adults. Kilusan Bautista facilitates highly interactive and physical workshop to bring out the creative spirits in us all. After 14 years working as an educator from California to New York City, Kilusan offers a unique arts education opportunity to participants who seek to know more about themselves. Workshop contents are based out of the themes from Universal Filipino: Immigration; the effects of drug addiction in the community; gangs; spirituality; and political education. The goal for each participant is to walk away with an individual or group artistic representation based out of the workshops given theme. Workshops can range from 1-hour minimum to 2-hour maximum sessions.
Sample workshop structure includes: icebreakers; short performance by facilitator; discussion on the contents of the performance; theater or poetry activity; group presentations.
3) Movement: consulting services for students, artists, educators, non profit organizations, social networking conferences, motivational speeches & events planning.
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