Cuauthémoczin – A Play by Diego Florez – Arroyo

Cuauhtémoczin is a mythological impressionist work that uses ancient mythology and the setting of prison to house the connection of Cuauhtémoc’s last message and Dante’s journey through life.

Through a captivating multi-media performance, Cuauhtémoczin journeys through a return to self in the darkest of isolation; leaving audiences in awe, and connecting them with a Glimpse of Aztec culture and their own warrior spirit.

Cuauhtémoczin is presented by Control Group Productions, MCA Denver, and Diego Florez-Arroyo.

Free parking is available at North High School.

About the Playwright: Diego Florez-Arroyo is a full time poet, artist, and musician. Diego has worked on and produced a variety of projects from large scale prefabricated installations to immersive art exhibitions. As a multi-instrumentalist, writer, and composer, Diego is a founding member of the Denver band, Los Mocochetes; he regularly performs with longtime Denver improv, avante-garde group, Art Compost and Word Mechanics, at the legendary Mercury Cafe, and is also a part of a Soul Jazz Rock Trio called, “The Cosmosmiths”.

Earlier this year, he opened an art installation and exhibit at Alto Gallery of RiNo Art Park, called “Mensajes Mestizos” (messages from the mixed ones),focusing on the spectrum of diversity among Chicano and Mexicano peoples along the American southwest, and northern Mexican region, before and after the establishment of colonial borders.

About the Organization: Founded in 2008, Control Group Productions has emerged as a leading voice in Denver’s thriving immersive performance scene.

The company creates expeditionary performance – immersive, site-specific, audience-mobile events that take guests on actual journeys through their world. The organization also serves as a producer and presenter for ambitious new projects by emerging and marginalized voices in the local arts community.

Evening performances 10/6 & 10/7, 10/13 & 10/14

Tickets $5 – $50


Oct 06 2023


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm




MCA Denver at the Holiday Theater
2644 West 32nd Street Denver, CO 80211


MCA Denver at the Holiday Theater

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