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Spanish dance at Dance Umbrella
11 Oct - 28 Oct|
Rocio Molina and dance companies La Macana and Maduixa Teatre are part of the 2017 program of Dance Umbrella, London’s international dance festival that celebrates 21st century choreography across the capital.
Rocío Molina’s latest work Fallen from Heaven (Caída del Cielo), takes the public on a very personal journey through womanhood. With designs ranging from a virginal confection, to matador jackets, to some inventive uses of leather, the piece is at times intensely raw and at others extremely witty.
Fallen from Heaven (Caída del Cielo)
La Macana dance company presents its work Ven in a show curated by Dance Umbrella’s Guest Programmer Freddie Opoku-Addaie who has selected exceptional companies and two live bands, with profiles that transcend Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Ven is been awarded on different occasions and presented in more than twenty countries,
La Macana, formed in 2009 by the creators and performers Caterina Varela and Alexis Fernández, combine their creative work with pedagogy, being also invited teachers in different international centres.
With the aim of inspiring and amusing children, award winning company Cia Maduixa combine dance, theatre and technology in its show DOT.
Blending a sequence of precise digital projections, the dancers’ bodies and a bespoke score, DOT revolves around worlds of light, colour and imagination, revealing a choreographic playground of wonder and discovery.
Cia Maduixa was established as a company on 2008 and also the bases that will become their main assets: the mixing of theatre, dancing, plastic arts and new audio-visual technologies, a careful stage production and a very solid interpretation.