Borderless: Estamos Aquí An All Latin Celebration

Borderless presents Estamos Aquí: An All Latin Celebration

Sep 15, 2023
Borderless Series
Alan MacVey Theatre
Friday, September 15, 2023 - 8:00pm


Kicking Off Hispanic Heritage Month, JOIN US for “Estamos Aquí: An All-Latin Celebration.” With inspiration from Borderless’ “An All-Black Affair,” Estamos Aquí is a student-organized artistic showcase that is designed to celebrate Latin culture, art, and community. At the same time, it provides a safe, fun, and interactive space for Latin students to explore what it means to be aquí at the University of Iowa. 

Comenzando el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, ÚNETE A NOSOTROS para “Estamos Aquí: Una Celebración Latino”. Con inspiración de "An All-Black Affair" de Borderless, Estamos Aquí es un escaparate artístico organizado por estudiantes diseñado para celebrar la cultura latino, el arte y la comunidad. Al mismo tiempo que proporciona un espacio seguro, divertido e interactivo para que los estudiantes latinos exploren lo que significa ser aquí.

Please be advised that this performance includes discussions of issues with body image, familial/generational trauma, jokes surrounding deportation, jokes surrounding sexual assault and sexual activity, jokes surrounding domestic violence, sexually suggestive dancing, use of the b-slur, use of the f-slur, and strong language.

The event is free with food provided by La Regia! Seating and food are first-come, first-served.

Co-presented by the Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC)

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Performances by Jaeda Hernandez (Spooky Santos), Sara Alvidrez, Katelyn Perez, Javier Rivera, Karen Sanchez, Chris Cervantes (Valencia), Gaby Maymi, and Kathleen Guerrero. 


Funding for the Borderless Series is provided by The David and Jean Schaal Fund for Theatre Arts.


Creative Team

Title Name
Producer | Productora Kathleen Guerrero
Stage Manager | Directora Escénica Nat Payán*
Sound and Lighting Designer | Diseñador de Sonido y Iluminación Victor Maldonado
Crew | Tramoyista Savannah Mazas*
Director/Host/Event Coordinator | Directora/Presentador/Coordinadora de Eventos Sara Alvidrez*
Event Coordinator | Coordinador de Eventos Orlando Lopez
Faculty Advisor | Consejero Facultad Scott Bradley
Event Coordinator | Coordinadora de Eventos Maddie Rodriguez*
Host | Presentador Luis Avalos*

*Undergraduate student. UI Theatre is dedicated to providing hands-on theatre experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Theatre Arts in advance at 319-335-2700.