MFA in Dance Graduate Lisa Tenorio '19 Featured in Pacific Daily News Article

MFA in Dance Alumni Lisa Tenorio is featured in the Pacific Daily News for her thesis work "The Stirring Place: The Convergence of the Ocean and the Dancing Body." The article is titled: "Manaotao Sanlagu: Lisa Tenorio"

Lisa Tenorio completed her MFA degree at Saint Mary's by creating a thesis work that included an outdoor thesis concert. Her work took place in Montara Sate Beach, and included herself, and 6 other performers, 5 singers and 1 percussionist. In the article, Lisa reflects on her thesis, the creative process behind her work, and the importance of her CHamoru culture to her work. She is quoted in the article describing her thesis as "the culmination of meaningful exploration of my CHamoru heritage, how it intersects with the rest of the world and how I can manifest my discoveries through the dancing body" 

Read more about her process, experience, and heritage here:

Date of Mention: 
Friday, October 15, 2021