A BUSY week of dance and parallel activities organised by Cervantes and Echegaray Theatres starts on Monday October 27.
Events begin at the Echegaray Theatre with the presentation of Entre Tu y Yo (Between You and I), a short show from the Mar Gomez Company starting at 6.30pm on Monday October 27. This will be followed by Ballet Zambra’s latest creation El Perfume at the Cervantes Theatre at 9pm on Monday October 27 with a challenging combination of different styles Spanish and contemporary dance from the Marbella company directed by Tomas Sanchez. Invitations are still available for Entre Tu y Yo and tickets are also available for El Perfume priced at €15.
Miguel Gallego, head of production of Malaga’s city theatres, explained that El Perfume combines the talent of choreographer Jose Maria Rubio, director Tomas Sanchez and Sonia Sepulveda to combine all styles of Spanish dancing. Predominant music includes pieces by Sarasate and Dorantes.
The week covers many other styles and disciplines, from classical Spanish to modern dance with flamenco, ethnical routes and fusions with drama all playing a part in the nine shows and many parallel events planned for the week. Cervantes theatre will be joining Echegaray theatre this year, with other areas of Malaga such as the Conservatorio Superior de Danza and the Centro de Arte Contemporaneo hosting parallel activities including talks, performances and workshops.
Monday October 27: Entre Tu y Yo, Compañia Mar Gomez, Echegaray theatre, 6.30pm and
El Perfume, Ballet Zambra, Cervantes theatre, 9pm
Tuesday October 28: Dances from Andrea Quintana, Rebeca Gomez and Ximena Carnevale, 7pm, Echegaray theatre and Rain Dance Experience with Abape ende? (Who are you?) / Rain performances with ethnic routes from Arnaldo Iasorli. Cervantes theatre, 9pm
Wednesday October 29: Toni Aparisi, dancer and choreographer, and Claudio Zirotti, artist, bring Las oblig-acciones (a dance about life’s obligations) to Echegaray theatre at 9pm
Thursday October 30: Luz Arcas’s La Pharmaco company brings La voz de nunca (the voice of never) to the scenes representing the essence of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. Echegaray theatre, 9pm
Friday October 31: Proyecto Titoyaya brings Constance Lloyd, Lord Alfred Douglas and Oscar Wilde to the scenes with a piece by Gustavo Ramirez on the life of Oscar Wilde. Echegaray theatre, 9pm.
Saturday November 1: Angel Corella and violinist Ara Malikian join forces to connect with each other and the public accompanied by the first dancers of Barcelona Ballet company and members of the string group La Orquesta en el Tejado. Cervantes theatre, 7pm.
Sunday November 2: Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia brings En la memoria del cante: 1922, a production recreating a flamenco competition held in the Alhambra in 1922. Cervantes theatre, 7pm.
Perpetuum mobile: photography exhibition by Josep Aznar. Cervantes and Echegaray theatres, October 27 to November 2 from one hour before performances.
Analysis of Dance and Culture: discussions for members of the press and the public.
October 28 to October 31, midday to 1.30pm. Cervantes theatre’s Rossini Hall.
Fight of fly: performance by the Elias Aguirre Company. October 30. 6pm. Centro de Arte Contemporaneo in Malaga.
Choreography workshop: Stages from Elias Aguirre (October 30) and Ruth Muelas (October 31) at midday. Conservatorio Superior de Danza.