JULIO CÉSAR & LA MACANA / VEN – DROWN IN ROAD
Julio Cezar Iglesia and Alexis Fernandez, the two cuban dancers show the range of their creativity qualified of extremely physical. Alexis Fernandez brings Caterina Varela to cap it all. Together they represent LA MACANA, a world-renowned contemporary dance company based in Spain.
DROWN IN ROAD it is a journey that prevents stillness, which allows inhabiting new spaces, a trip towards the inside mind of someone who faces his devils to try to see their faces.
Originally conceived for the outdoors, this short piece is a first, powerful and physical collaboration between Alexis Fernández and Julio César Iglesias. A desire that for years was about their minds and became at last real.
Concept & Performance Julio César Iglesias, Alexis Fernández
Live Music Roland Van Campenhout
Technical design Caterina Varela
Production La Macana / Unusual Symptoms
Co-production Theater im Pumpenhaus (DE) / Kulturamt der Stadt Münster
Duration : 17 min
VEN, 1st price of the 22nd Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid was created in 2008 and has travelled all around the world since then.
Concept & Performance Alexis Fernández y Caterina Varela
Músic Einstürzende Neubauten
Duration : 15 min
21.5.15 – 20:00
Paf : 7 €
JULIO CESAR studied at the National Dance Academy Cuban contemporary dance and was a member of the national dance company. He works as a dancer with numerous companies in Europe, Cuba and Latin America, most recently with Samir Akika / Unusual Symptoms and Ultima Vez. He also creates his own choreographies.
ALEXIS FERNANDEZ alias MACA comes from Santiago de Cuba and studied at the National Academy of Dance in Cuba, the Escuela Nacional de Artes La Habana. He worked with various companies in Cuba, Ecuador and Spain, including the Danza Contemporánea de Cuba in Havana and La Intrusa-Damián Muñoz in Barcelona. In 2009, he founded together with Caterina Varela, La Macana.