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Nasciturus. Yoko Taira


Nasciturus. Dancers: Ana María López and Rafael Rivero
  • Choreography: Yoko Taira
  • Music: Tujiko Noriko, Susumu Yokota y David Edwards
  • Set, Video and Light design: Tomás Muñoz
  • Video realization: Gonzalo López-Gallego and José David Gonzalo
  • Costumes: Amparo Utrilla
  • World premiered by the Compañía Nacional de Danza at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, October 16th, 2003.

Naciturus is the first work by this young choreographer for the main company of the Compañía Nacional de Danza, to which she has belonged since 1988, first as a dancer and later as choreographic assistant to Nacho Duato. It is an intimate and personal work, a radiography of the soul. Sexuality, eroticism, maternity, together with passion, pain and tenderness, a flood of emotions that impact the spectator visually through the bodies of the eight dancers, who, according to Taira, are also co-responsible for the creative development of the piece. Through them, the choreographer bares her soul and shamelessly exhibits her most intimates impulses and wishes, thus creating a universe of beauty and tenderness, with great subtlety and enormous originality in her use of gestures.