A bilingual adaptation by J.Ed Araiza, based on the original play Miss Julie, by August Strindberg with additions from the cast
Set in Colombia on Midsummer Eve, Miss Julia and her servant Juan have an encounter that will change their lives forever. As Juan tries to rise from the depths of his servile life, Miss Julia wants to escape the bonds that tie her to a meaningless upper-class existence. The result is a power play of love, lust and a battle of the classes that becomes violent and seemingly out of control.
This bi-lingual production, performed in English and Spanish, is a clash of cultures, a dance of death combining heightened physicality and rich naturalistic text. This unique take on Strindberg’s text makes Miss Julia as profound today as it was 100 years ago.
Original Live Music
Juan Manuel Vergara and Diana Sanmiguel
Created and Performed by
Jhon Alex Toro, Tina Mitchell and Gina Jaimes Abril
Miss Julia was developed with assistance from Andrew Thurman, Augustin Scuotegazza, Jessica Browne-White, Virginia Logan, Mitch Melder, Al Foote III and SITI Company.
2017 La Mama ETC (NYC)
Chicago Latin American Theatre Festival (Steppenwolf Theatre),
El Encuentro de Las Americas (Los Angeles Theatre Center)
2015 Napoli Teatro Festival Italia
Teatro Estudio Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Bogotá, Colombia
2014 XXIX Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Cádiz, Spain
Décima Fiesta de las Artes Escénicas Medellin, Colombia
XXXVI Festival Internacional de Teatro Manizales, Colombia
XIV Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá, Colombia
2013 Casa Ensamble, Bogotá, Colombia