Incarcerated 6x9

Immersive 60-minute dance-media performance INCARCERATED 6x9 is the latest work by Alleluia Panis, performed by 10 dancers to music by Rachel Lastimosa and filmmaker Wilfred Galila Fri-Sun May 4-13, 2018 at Bindlestiff Studio in SF's Filipino Cultural District. Exploring the hopes, delusions and the ultimate will to survive in the loneliest, most bitter place on the planet, 6x9 is inspired by the real-life accounts of incarcerated young Pinoy/Asian Americans. The bold, physically and emotionally layered work of fiction located in the year 2048, 150 years after the US pursuit of global power began.

Participating Artists:

Director/Choreographer Alleluia Panis; Composer Rachel Lastimosa; Media Art Wilfred Galila; Dance Artists: Jonathan Mercado, Ladislao ‘June’ Arellano, Johnny Nguyen, Jose Abad, Cristino Lagahid, Earl Albert Paus, Alexandria Diaz De Fato, Frances Sedayao, Isa Musni, and Noelle Campos

Artist Bio:

SFAC Legacy Artist Awardee Alleluia Panis (Director/Choreographer) is the driving force behind Kularts and respected elder artist in the US and the Philippines. She is contemporary artist who is at home in both Pilipino tribal & traditional arts and American modern dance forms.


INCARCERATED 6x9 Community Discussion Panels

Friday, May 4 - Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers Association

Sue Ra, Alameda County Public Defender’s Office

Ji Seon Song, Thomas C. Grey Fellow and Lecturer in Law

Vilaska Nguyen, SF County Public Defender’s Office

Christopher Gueco, Solano County Public Defender’s Office

Su Yon Yi, Alameda County Public Defender’s Office


Saturday, May 5 - Artists Engaging with Incarcerated Populations

Kyle De Ocera, Poet and Educator

Rosalie Zerrudo, Hilway Art Project with Women Inmate Artists of Iloilo City District Jail Female Dormitory


Sunday, May 6 - Talkback with Dancers & Artists of “Incarcerated: 6x9”

“Rico, SoMa Pinoy” a short film by Wilfred Galila


Friday, May 11 - Criminalization of Youth + School to Prison Pipelines

Jessica Li, Asian American Youth Resisting Criminalization

Rubie Macaraeg, June Jordan School of Equity


Saturday, May 12 - Life after Prison with United Playaz

Nina Parks, Cannabis equity advocate, Artivist & Entrepreneur

Freddy Vellido, Formerly Incarcerated, United Playaz

Rico Remedios, Formerly Incarcerated, United Playaz


Sunday, May 13 - Mothering Behind Bars

RJ Lozada, Producer and Director of “Mother’s Day”

Rosalie Zerrudo, Hilway Art Project with Women Inmate Artists of Iloilo City District Jail Female Dormitory


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*Photo Credit: Wilfred Galila

May 04, 2018 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Bindlestiff Studio
185 Sixth St
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
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