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Compañía Andres Marín D.QUIXOTE Sep. Sun 16 | 20:30 | De 22,00€ a 40,00€ | BUY

Pursuing his constant desire to reinvent a style rooted in tradition but always looking towards horizons to explore, Andrés Marín faces in his new project D. Quixote two pillars of the Spanish culture, flamenco, of which he is one of the contemporary artists most emblematic and Don Quixote de Cervantes, to shake its foundations.

Claiming a flamenco capable of facing the most contemporary stage forms and also finding in itself the resources of its own deconstruction, D. Quixote is projected in the space of fiction to provoke one of the founding myths of our culture and reinvest your own dance. Crossed by all the energies that have shaped our modernity, Don Quixote offers an unlimited challenge to those who intend to reinterpret it in the light of our current affairs. Aging, the will of desire and the pain of failure, sexuality without an object, the impotence of acts and the dictatorship of conventions, the inability to reorganize the order of the world by the force of imagination are the basic themes of the Quixote that they light better than others the drift of our societies and our disoriented lives.

From the performative or the musical, from literature or compas, D. Quixote ventures into territories where the body, sensitivity and friction serve as guides to sublimate the flamenco poetics through sound, image and literature . Without limiting himself to the mythical figure of the character of Cervantes or to the history of his adventures, Andrés Marín, with the complicity of the director and playwright Laurent Berger, chooses fragments of the primitive force of the work to extract some hybrid elements that can offer a new expression, that of flamenco, transforming poetry into energy and dance into literature.

Always inhabited by an animal and at the same time sensitive corporeity, continuing his search for an instinctive as well as precise musicality, Andrés Marín offers Don Quixote a unique melting pot, a metaphor for his battle to bring his flamenco to new frontiers. Pleasantly urban and provocative, sonorous and contemporary, carnal and spiritual, faithful to a style that defies orthodoxy knowingly, D. Quixote offers a challenge to the aesthetics of flamenco to find its sources again.

 

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Compañía Andres Marín

Andrés Marín is one of the most significant artists of contemporary flamenco. His creations focus on the flamenco tradition, especially in cante, proposing a very personal style and absolutely contemporary aesthetics. His dance is considered one of the most innovative in flamenco.

Son of artists, Andrés Marín was born in Seville in 1969 and began to dance in a self-taught way when he was still a child. It does not belong to any school which forms its own artistic personality of great originality. He began to dance professionally in 1992 and is requested as a soloist and choreographer for various shows and events until 2002, when he founded his own company.

Since then, his creations were received in the main international circuits of performing arts and live shows or contemporary genre. In all the works of Andrés Marín, risk and experimentation reign, elements that the artist considers as obligatory for flamenco to remain alive. From the original ideas Andrés Marín was born D.QUIXOTE.

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how to arrive:

Dirección:

Paseo de Cristóbal Colón, 22 (Casco Antiguo).

Medio: Bus: Line 3 [Stop Paseo Colón-Teatro de la Maestranza], Line 21 [Stop Paseo Colón-Teatro de la Maestranza], Line C4 [Stop Paseo Colón-Teatro de la Maestranza], Line 40 [Stop Paseo Colón-Teatro de La Maestranza], Line 41 [Stop Paseo Colón-Teatro de la Maestranza] and Line C5 [Stop Paseo Colón-Teatro de la Maestranza].

Indicación: It is the work of the architects Aurelio del Pozo and Luis Marín. It was inaugurated in 1991. The main hall has a cylindrical shape with a capacity for 1800 spectators. It is distributed in stalls, two terraces, a balcony and paradise. In the year 2007 a reform was made that doubled the size of the stage, which went from 800 square meters to 1600. Thanks to its variable acoustics, different shows can be performed, from operas to classical concerts and recitals, including flamenco, ballet and zarzuelas. In addition to the main hall, the complex contains experimental theater rooms, exhibitions, conferences and a cultural research center. Of particular note is the Manuel García room, in which chamber operas and small format are represented. Likewise, the Teatro de la Maestranza is the headquarters of the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville (ROSS), which not only regularly participates in opera performances, but also has an intense concert season throughout the season. In the 2007 reform, an exclusive testing room was incorporated for ROSS.