To the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics—with thanks for over 20 years of inspiration, creative collaborations, difficult dialogues, and joyous friendships across multiple borders.

With thanks also to Diana Taylor, Marcial Godoy, Marianne Hirsch, Angeles Donoso, Gerd Gemunden, Bruce Duncan, Charlotte Bacon, Julio Pantoja, and Jill Baron. And to the Hemi editorial team: Amanda Sommer Lotspike, Cayetana Adrianzen Ponce, and Alexei Taylor.

Lou and Dana came with me all the way. Thank you.