Ecotopia

Now!

A worldchanging eco-literacy program for

Utah's high schools and universities

a Broader Impacts Partner of:

National Science Foundation

 

currently postponed due to SARS-Cov-2...
for more information click here

 

Our mission is to communicate urgent climate science and core principles of ecology to Utah's young people, and connect them with local organizations who are working to create ecological and social sustainability in their own backyard.

our

mission:

vision:

our

A wave of eco-literate young people reshaping the cultural and physical landscape of Utah, and the planet, for the better.

 

2.

fair!

informational

1.

Bicycle powered

assembly!

our

program:

 
 

The

Tour:

Project

lead:

SHAKE YOUR PEACE and The Whupestra

SHAKE YOUR PEACE! and The Whupestra is an experimental musical theater company based in Salt Lake City, UT that immerses audiences in "whup" - a multicultural music, dance, and street theater style imbued with an ecotopian perspective. Whup music is featured on the forthcoming album: "Whup Music."

Gabe Dominguez - Director

Director Gabe Dominguez co-founded the critically lauded and award-winning Bicycle Music Festival in San Francisco. He has completed 7 bicycle-based music tours, and 3 walking-based music tours with his band SHAKE YOUR PEACE!sharing a message of sustainability. He is the subject of a Velo Visionaries episode that has been featured at over a dozen film festivals.

 

He is the husband of musician Sonya Cotton, with whom he works in the musical duo Tiny Home. They have two young children and live in Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Project

partners:

 

cast

+ crew

music

Gabe Dominguez

Director, choir

courtney Isaiah Smith

Music Director, keyboards, choir

Jazzy Olivo

choir

Courtney Lane Spaulding

choir

Adam Taula

choir

Mychael Johnson

choir

Andrés Reyes

guitar

Alicia Wrigley

bass

Ben Weiss

mandolin

Juliette Camille

fiddle

Kenny Fong

saxophone

candido abeyta

saxophone

evan taylor

trumpet

ecotopia

trumpet

dance

theater, crew, coming soon...

 

Jesus Cespedes

timbales hybrid

Verneshia Sterling

marching bass drum

Katia pixie Racine

marching cymbals

Tyler Chen

marching cymbals

DeSean Bryant

marching quints

About:

Ecotopia Now! is an educational musical theater assembly + informational fair, touring Utah high schools and colleges in 2020. The first tour rolls out April 20-24 celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, followed by a second tour September 14-19, 2020. The program is estimated to reach approximately 30,000 high school and college students along Utah's Wasatch Front.

 

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Ecotopia Now! is an artistic production of
SHAKE YOUR PEACE! and The Whupestra,
a Salt Lake City-based experimental musical theater company.
Ecotopia Now!
is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)3 charity. Please consider supporting our work with a tax-deductible donation:

 

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Megan Adelsberger

Choreographer, dance

Jeffrey Louizia

dance

Hannah Gagon

dance

Josh Curtis

dance

Jill cardenas

dance

info@ecotopianow.org  |  Tel: 657-464-4374

contact

us:

 

Ecotopia Now! is an artistic production of SHAKE YOUR PEACE! and The Whupestra, a project of Studio Ecotopia