Miguel Gutierrez: SADONNA: The Brown Ambition Tour

Miguel Gutierrez: SADONNA: The Brown Ambition Tour

"One of today's most exciting dance artists."
The New York Times

“One of our most provocative and necessary artistic voices.”
Dance Magazine


Available December 18, 2020 to ticket holders with a password.
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8:30 PM

Performance by Miguel Gutierrez

Program Notes

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Sadonna is exactly what it sounds like: sad versions of Madonna songs. In the form of a cabaret concert conceived as a poignant homage to the pop icon, Miguel Gutierrez reinterprets Madonna’s big successes in a melancholic way, accompanied by the Slutinos, the Sad Latino Boys Backup Singers. In this music project, choreographer Miguel Gutierrez shows just how tiny the spiritual distance is between the international pop superstar, who grew up in Bay City, Michigan and himself, an international experimental itinerant artist who grew up in Colonia, New Jersey. Performed with reverence and delicateness, Sadonna ekes out the melancholy cry for help hidden within Madonna’s uplifting lyrics.

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The preceding performance was created in compliance with Los Angeles County Public Health Guidelines. Any performer appearing without a mask was filmed using appropriate physical distancing, in alignment with those guidelines.

Associated Images: 

FRI 12/18
8:30 pm
SAT 12/19
8:30 pm


G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff