By Sherry Mazzocchi
The inner preparation for characters also took actors on an emotional journey. García asked them who they would be 100, 200 years or even longer ago?
“For a lot of my actors and dancers, that was a very difficult question because a lot of us are people of color,” García said.
Not only is García the director and choreographer, she’s also self-producing Ghosts. Lesser mortals would shrink from the triple workload, but she’s proven both fearless and focused.
She’s also talented.
García has collaborated with Bill T. Jones as the creative director and associate choreographer of FELA! Her resume is a long list of theater, dance and performances at venues including the Public Theater, PBS, the Colbert Report and the Yale School of Drama.
Read more: A spiritual journey for members of Ghosts.