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Carmen Macías

Carmen Macías is a dancer, creator and contemporary dance teacher. Graduated as BPA (Hons) in Northern School of Contemporary Dance-NSCD (Leeds, England). She continued her training in Spain, England and several European countries with teachers in several contemporary dance techniques. Has worked with different choreographers such as Douglas Thorpe, Luca Silvestrini, Riccardo Meneghini and Sonia Rodríguez. Focused on her own creative proposals since 2013, she originates solo pieces like D- Construction, Volubilidad, Preludio, Régénère and Y también mañana, being performed in several dance festivals. In 2014 realizes a site-specific in BIBLI, an art gallery in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, within ‘Festival Sitio. Artes en el espacio privado’. In 2015, she is granted with an artistic residence in the cultural non-profit organization SOLAR. Acción Cultural, where she developes Régénère. In July 2015 takes place another residence in ‘L’Estruch Fábrica de Creación’ in Sabadell, along with Anna Borràs, creating Black Spot. In July 2016, she became part of the project driven by Laura Marrero El Compromiso, focused on scenic improvisation, fostered by the mini-residence program ‘333,333’ in Leal.LAV. Has worked also as member of Tenerife Danza Lab, resident in Auditorio de Tenerife, developing and broading posibilities in the contemporary dance field: creation, performance, pedagogical aspects and research in creative processes. During 2018 has premiered two new pieces: Takten together with pianist Esther Ropón, and Irreverente as Compañía La Reversa. Currently, she is member of the project ‘Danza en Comunidad’ of Auditorio de Tenerife, and keeps developing personal creative projects, teaching contemporary dance and looking for new research lines from movement languages.

Y también mañana. “I’m hesitating again, as time passes by in the midst of uncertainty…Tomorrow I’ll hesitate again, an ongoing inherent doubt. So many things keep on repeating over and over, only some of them evolve…” This piece was developed from the research through different tools of movement, working with the concept of doubt and its various connotations as well as the physical and psychological reactions in the human behaviour related to this idea.

Title of the piece: “Y TAMBIÉN MAÑANA”

Choreographer and dancer: Carmen Macías.

Lighting design: Alfredo Díez-Umpierrez.

Duration: 17 minutos.

Link to the video:

Photographer: Jesús Cabrera.

Vídeo: Yudeimis Acosta.