“Art is a wound turned to light.”
– Georges Braque
She had an anatomical heart with wings tattooed on her forearm with the Spanish word “esperanza,” which translates to “hope.” Was this tattoo her desperate attempt to find hope in her life when in reality, she had spiraled deeply to a place of complete hopelessness?
Esperanza Dance Project
- April 13, 2017
FREE evening performance of Esperanza dance Project’s “House of Hope” and Amy Oestreicher’s autobiographical one-woman musical, “Gutless & Grateful”. Sponsored by the Student Social Service Organization of Pima Community College, this event was open to the public.
- “What was the most meaningful part? A talkback with the audience, where I got to share a bit of how creating theater help me heal after sexual abuse. It was an honor to share the stage with the Esperanza dance project, who is using Dance to honor these important stories that must be shared.” – Amy Oestreicher
- See more of Amy’s experience with Esperanza Dance Project and Take Back the Night on her website, www.amyoes.com
- 2016 Fast Pitch Tucson- November 10th, 2016
Esperanza Dance Project was a Finalist in ‘Face Pitch Tucson’, presented by Social Venture Partners. On the 10th of November EDP participated in the Fast Pitch Event. You can see Esperanza Dance Project Director Beth Braun perform her “pitch”, here: