mira el mar | marissa alma nick

about the artist

Marissa Alma Nick is the director of Alma Dance Theatre. Her choreographic exploration includes site dances, installations, and screendance collaborations. She is a graduate of New World School of the Arts, and received her BFA in Dance Performance from the University of South Florida. Nick was awarded a fellowship through the Pioneer Winter Collective's Grass Stains project; and support from Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Miami Light Project, Inkub8, and Miami-Dade County Auditorium; and an Artist Access grant for professional development from Tigertail Productions to attend Cinedans in Amsterdam.

about the performance

Performance Dates
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM

Surfside Beach, 94th Street - on the sand, facing the ocean

Choreography and Direction
Marissa Alma Nick

Collaborating Visual Artist and Costume Design
Sebastian Ruiz

Sasha Caicedo and Juliana Triviño

A 25-minute investigation that takes the audience forward 75 years into Miami's future, where rising sea levels and climate change have transformed the city. In this site-adaptive performance, we see two women adapt to a new environment and struggle to survive their new home.

live performance documentation

still images