Where are we when we wake up? The experience of the night: a metaphoric moment that limits a space for the subversion of the established rules. Frustrated searches are the beginning and the end of a cycle of dynamics: desire, the attempt to communicate, alienation, ecstasy, disappointment... the contemporary bodies debate between the necessity and the joy of microconnexions created in the distance, interceding by different devices that alter the conciousness of the other.
- World premiere: Compañía Nacional de Danza at the European Music Day, Spain, June 20th 2020
She was born in Palma de Mallorca, where she started her classical and contemporary dance studies. In 2005, she joined the “Ecole atelier Rudra Bejart”, a school run by the choreographer Maruice Béjart Lausanne and where she completed her training. In 2007, she joined CND2, under the artistic direction of Tony Fabre (a part of the Compañía Nacional de Danza directed by Nacho Duato). In September 2010, she joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza.
She started out with the CND performing main roles—such as Cor Perdut and Arcángelo by Nacho Duato or Artifact by William Forsythe—and has worked with renowned choreographers including Ek, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Mar-cos Morau, Johan Inger and Iván Pérez, both in creations and in repertoire.
In 2018, she graduated from the Conservatorio Superior de Danza María de Ávila, her final graduation work being the creation of a contemporary dance piece: Océano Mujer. In recent years, she has begun to further develop this choreographic facet for the CND in pieces such as: For Now in Liquid Days, Jóvenes creadores CND, with its absolute premier in Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum; Francinez, a solo within Home, Hotel Room, a piece created for the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum and Afterlove, for the European Music Day.
She has also collaborated as movement director, choreographer and dancer with artists from different disciplines, such as James Mountford, Cortana, Mana or the Korsia dance company.
As well as her continued role within the CND, she is also creative director of ELAMOR, both producing own-creations and collaborating with numerous inter-disciplinary projects, including: Prólogo-Botánico, Equilibrio.Prado—an audiovisual project for the Prado Museum and with CND dancers—or E gira tutto intorno alla stanza, a collaboration with the artist Bernat Daviu for Madrid’s CaixaForum.
It’s the main project fo Dani Sánchez, musician, producer and Dj from Barcelona. In November 2018 he published his debut album with Irish record label Glacial Industries (UK). He is the co-founder of artistic group Spanish Mafia. Among other collaborations with ELAMOR, he has composed the music for the piece Equilibrio. Prado, 2020.
Costume Design:Mar Aguiló
Cast:Shlomi Shlomo Miara and Iker Rodríguez