Juan Manuel Aldape/DANZAFUERZA
Originally from Mexico, Juan Manuel is a Ph.D. candidate in performance studies at the University of California at Berkeley. As practitioner and researcher, his current work focuses on movement, migration and mapping discourses related to undocumented spaces and choreographic processes. Most recently, he co-founded A PerFarmance Project, site-specific collaborations between farmers and performers researching the concept of food security from rural and urban perspectives. He is an Erasmus Mundus Scholar, a regular contributor to loveDancemore performance journal, and the e-resource convener for the International Federation for Theatre Research’s Performance as Research working group. He holds an MA in International Performance Research from the University of Warwick (UK), as well as a BFA in Modern Dance and BA in Anthropology from the University of Utah (USA).