Who are We?
Many Mouths One Stomach is the non-profit that makes events like The All Souls Procession and Dance of the Dead happen. We are a collective of artists and community members who are dedicated to creative solutions and collaboration.
Meet our Directors
Nadia Alev Hagen Onuktav/ Artistic Director grew up in NYC with her grandmother in the late 70’s. She spent the better half of the “80s traveling around the United States and exploring alternative social arrangements and artistic experiments. in the late ‘90s , she facilitated the opening and running of underground warehouse art spaces and toured as a member of the infamous industrial music project Crash Worship. In 1996, she formed her own ensemble, Then Tingari, a multi-disciplinary music and dance ensemble that innovated the model for The Annual All Souls Procession and Flam Chen Productions. Nadia is the Creatrix and Artistic Director for both these projects, in partnership with Technical director, Paul Weir. Her career spans over 20 years of performing, directing, and designing large public spectacles and events. She is currently part of the event production team at MSA Annex Festival grounds on Tucson’s Westside
Paul Weir/ Technical Director/ Board Member Paul Weir grew up in New Orleans. Paul brings a background in mountaineering, Industrial Design and Buto Dance to his work. He is a founding Board Member of MMOS. He launched Daddy long legs Stilts in 2007, specializing in high-quality circus gear shipped to performers all over the world. He is currently site manager for MSA Annex, a multi-use retail and performing arts center on Tucson’s West side.
To-Ree-Nee Wolf /Attendant Spirit Group To-Ree-Nee Wolf is an award winning multidisciplinary Renaissance Woman who has contributed to the cultural landscape of the Southwest for more than three decades. As a muralist, mosaic artist and gifted Singer-songwriter, To-Ree-Nee is known for her love of bright bold colors and her inventive use of mixed media.
Sharon O’Brien / Procession of Little Angels Sharon O’Brien is a native Tucsonan with a passion for imagination and play. As the Artistic Director of Literacy Connects’ Stories that Soar! programs she has the great pleasure of working with a team of multi-talented people dedicated to their mission of empowering young people by giving voice to their original words and creative ideas. As a member of the Many Mouths One Stomach team, she is honored to take part in the beautiful, community-based rituals at the Procession of Little Angels performance stage, and as a VIP host and liaison at the All Souls Procession finale site.
Kathleen Dreier/ Media Director Photographer at Voices Of Race and Photographer at What White People Think Tucson-based portrait and event photographer. Mom of a wonderful adult son. My intention is to continuously evolve and help out where I can.
Alyssa Hard/ Volunteer Coordinator Alyssa is a warm, grounded presence with a reverence for all things sacred. She is currently studying to be a death doula through the Going with Grace end-of-life training program. She is a singer, writer, and caretaker. Her previous work experience includes serving as the assistant director of a theatre camp for children and teens, working as an administrative assistant in the special education department, and teaching middle school special education (public school). She recently moved to Tucson and is currently working as a communication aid and caretaker for children with disabilities. Alyssa enjoys experiencing live music, taking analog photographs, reading and writing poetry, hiking near water, and developing her herbalism skills. She is honored to serve as this year’s volunteer coordinator for All Souls Procession Weekend.
Danitza Soto/ Director Procession of Little Angels Born in Sonora Mexico. Grew up on the west side of Tucson. Have been teaching elementary and middle school in Tucson, AZ for over 15 years, specializing in teaching second language. Worked for Sunnyside School District for many years, and now with TUSD as an English Language Development teacher. Love helping and connecting with people. I have always found myself planning fun and memorable events in and out of my professional life. Seeing people’s smiling faces when having a good time at an event brings the most joy to my heart.
Sage Graham / Dance of the Dead Coordinator Sage Graham is a multidisciplinary artist and community builder. Currently, she is the studio assistant/manager for the Tubac School of Fine Arts and is developing a scholarship program for low income adult artists with the Tubac Center for the Arts. A transplant from Charleston, South Carolina where she helped found The Charleston Guild of Puppeteers, organized The Charleston Zine Fest, and ran subversive DIY performance art events out of her home and the occasional warehouse. She is looking forward to joining and helping foster a nurturing artistic community in her new home.
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