La Macana - Ven

La Macana (E)

by and with Alexis Fernàndez and Caterina Varela
creation that won the First Prize of the Critics and Audience - Contest Choreographic of Madrid (2008)
and was chose for Aerowaves 2010 (European dance network)

Regional Debut

Saturday May 19‚ 2012
6.45 p.m.
space > Piazza Vittorio Veneto

Monday May 21‚ 2012
7.00 p.m.
space > Fonderie Teatrali Limone OUT

A shocking choreography of magnificent beauty‚ accompanied by a touching music that makes us feel it's like a living video clip.
(El Cultural)
VEN captured the audience from the start and kept the pressure up until the last movement. Flawless execution.
(Danza Eter)
A beautiful duet with a great sense of style and a brilliant flow of movements.
(El Diario Vasco)

La Macana is a Spanish dance company of Galicia‚ founded in 2009 by the creators and performers Catherine Varela and Alexis Fernandez. Their first work‚ the duet VEN has been awarded on several occasions‚ enjoying great approval in the international networks‚ and has been presented in more than 20 countries. Since then‚ they have worked on their productions SHURE PG48‚ TITLE‚ NOT YET SOMETIMES‚ the latter co-produced by the National Choreographic Centre Roubaix (France).
They have collaborated with many artists includin EMBER in COLA DE GALLO‚ with Galician companies such as PISANDO OVOS‚ SÓLODOS‚ QUIQUE PEÓN CIA for the project SEISdeCATRO‚ or UNUSUAL SYMPTOMS‚ in collaboration with Julio C├ęsar Iglesias for the piece DROWN THE ROAD. In addition to their creative work‚ La Macana is dedicated to teaching in different international centers. Ven is a creation that has won the first prize of the critics and the audience at the Contest Choreographic of Madrid (2008) and was chosen for Aerowaves 2010. After its premiere in Havana in March 2008‚ this work has been featured in festivals around the world.