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Songs from the Border

Live concert starring Satya Chávez, Brian Quijada, and Nygel D. Robinson

November 3 – 6, 2022

From the creator and performer of Where Did We Sit on the Bus?, Songs from the Border is a limited run concert of original music about immigration, identity, and belonging starring Satya Chávez, Brian Quijada, and Nygel D. Robinson.


Show Dates

Thursday, Nov. 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 4 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 5 | 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 6 | 2 p.m.

ASL interpretation is offered on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.

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Enjoy a cocktail and small plates in Deco Lounge
Wine, beer, craft cocktails, and small plates are available (starting 90 minutes before the show; credit card payments only).

As a theatre patron you receive FREE museum admission included in the cost of your tickets! Museum hours

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General AdmissionFAC Members & Military*Under 40*
$44$37.40 (15% off)$25

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Students can purchase rush tickets the day of the performance at the FAC front desk for $15 (Colorado College students receive a FREE rush ticket 1 hour before the performance). Tickets subject to availability; Must purchase in person; CC students must present a CC Gold Card.

CC Staff & Faculty

CC Staff and faculty can purchase rush tickets the day of the performance at the FAC front desk for $25. Tickets subject to availability; Must purchase in person and present a CC Gold Card.

*Military & Under 40

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Performer Bios and Production Staff

Satya Chávez* (Artist, Composer, Performer) is an Indigenous Mexican-American, queer, Chicago based multidisciplinary artist. Their compositional work includes; Refuge, (Curious Theatre, Theo, Unicorn Theatre, Theatre Lab FAU), which has received an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, a Venturous Theater Fund Grant, a MAP Fund Grant, and an NNPN rolling world premiere, co-created with Andrew Rosendorf; an original score for the Drama League Nominated, Where Did We Sit on the Bus?, by Brian Quijada(Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cleveland Playhouse, and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center); and musical compositions for Late, A Cowboy Song (Wirtz Center); Hamlet and Ophelia (The Artistic Home); Empanada (The Public SA); and Life on Paper (Jackalope Theatre Company); Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night (Colorado Shakespeare Festival)

Other regional credits include; American Mariachi (Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Dallas Theater Center, South Coast Repertory, Arizona Theatre Company); Undesirables (Eugene O’Neill Theater Center), A Christmas Carol, Evocation to Visible Appearance (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Othello, Twelfth Night (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Undesirables, Ghost Of Lote Bravo, Shoe (John F. Kennedy Center); Black Elk Speaks, Arabian Nights (Aurora Fox); and Jesus Christ Superstar (Arvada Center),

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Brian Quijada* (Artist, Composer, Performer) is an Emmy-nominated playwright, actor, composer, and Artistic Director of The Wild Wind Performance Lab for New Play Development. Quijada has spent most of his career acting in Off-Broadway and Regional Theaters including The Public Theater, Roundabout Theatre Company, Playwright’s Realm, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Victory Gardens, and Actors Theatre of Louisville. His live-looped hip hop solo show Where Did We Sit on the Bus? has been produced at Victory Gardens, Teatro Vista (Jeff Award), Ensemble Studio Theatre (Drama Desk Nomination), Geva Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville (Drama League Nomination), Boise Contemporary, 1st Stage, Milwaukee Chambers Theater, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College and City Theatre Pittsburgh. His other plays include Kid Prince and Pablo and Somewhere Over the Border.

Nygel D. Robinson* (Artist, Composer, Performer) is an artist based in Chicago, IL. Select musical theatre credits include Bro. Davis/ musical director in The Amen Corner (Shakespeare Theatre Company), Jimmy Powers in Lady Day (North Carolina Theatre), and Actor/Musician in The All Night Strut (Milwaukee Rep). Nygel Is the co-creator of MEXODUS, a new lived looped musical, alongside Brian Quijada. Nygel is also a recording artist and music producer. 

Production Stage Manager: Edward Khris Fernandez*

Assistant Stage Manager: Anthony Caruana

Associate Lighting Designer: Viktoria Padilla

Line Producer:  Lynne Hastings

Line Producer: Morgan Gatson

Audio Engineer: Alex Drelich

Sound A2:  Molly Gillard

Wardrobe: Sammy Gleason

Light Board Operator:  Lacey Barkhurst

Covid Safety Officer: AJ Vafiades

Production Photographer: Jeff Kearney

*Member of Actor’s Equity Association