Here’s a portion of our Salsation Improv CIF16 showcase!
Your favorite improvised mariachi band was on Fox32 Chicago promoting their showcases at this year’s Chicago Improv Festival! Check out the segment below!
Los Improviachis, Salsation’s musical improv group, got love from DNAINfo.org recently! Thank you to Chloe Riley (@chloeriley84) for interviewing us and writing this great article! Originally published at DNAInfo.org. Mariachi Improv Group Finds Home in Bar-Prov Scene by Chloe Riley ALBANY PARK — Take the joy of being serenaded by a m [...]
Did you know Salsation started out as an improv group named Caliente? We’re back to our roots this year and happy to say we’ve being featured three times during the Chicago Improv Festival (CIF) 2013! Here are the shows you can catch Salsation performing in. Wednesday April 3rd CIF Urban Showcase featuring Word Up, Salsation I [...]
Salsation is proud to present the return of our well-received Word Up! Poetry Slam. It’s the fifth show in the series and we’re excited to have feature new and veteran poets to the stage. We’re holding auditions for poets to be a part of this event. If you’re a poet and think you have what it takes to win this slam, w [...]
Is there someone in your life you are muy caliente for? Someone who makes you spicy hot? For $10 American pesos, Los Improviachis will call or email your special someone a Mariachi Valentine’s serenade sure to make them muy loco for you! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and give us a few details for us to compose un gran canción de amor [...]
Charles, or Chuck as some like to call him, steps up to the mic and talks with our interviewer. Chuck is a past Word Up! champion and is looking to be the first repeat champion. His rhythmic styles are so sharp they will cut you from a mile away. Here is what he talked about. What was your first poem/slam piece about? The state of the world [...]
Word Up! welcomes back Rob Hendler from our first 2 Word Up! shows. He sat down recently with our intrepid interviewer and answered the most dangerous questions we could find. What was your first poem/slam piece about? My first poem that was ever sent out for mass consumption was about alienation, specifically walking down the street in down [...]
Salsation Ensemble Member Ramon Charriez is the original force behind Word Up! Ramon is the co-director and co-producer for this show and we thought, “Hell, let’s interview this guy!” He’s a mild mannered everyman by day but watch out, because when the sun goes down, this dude throws down on some slam poetry and is [...]