CIRCULAR has the objective of contributing to make visible the new theatrical production of Latin America through staging, dramatized readings, workshops, editorial news and round tables.
The presentation of CIRCULAR will take place in the Manuel de Falla Room, SGAE (Calle Fernando VI, 4), on Thursday, October 10, at 7:00 p.m.
With the sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture and the Iberescena Program, CIRCULAR will host for two weeks an extensive program of activities, highlighting six shows of Latin American companies, in places as emblematic as Casa de América, spaces such as the Pilar Miró Cultural Center and independent theaters such as Ship 73.
In Colombia, Petra Theater intervenes, one of the most representative scenic groups in the South American country, and which has recently celebrated its 34 years of existence, with I am not crazy, work written and directed by Fabio Rubiano and performed by the renowned actress Marcela Valencia.
From Portugal the company Em Nome do Caos, in co-production with the Teatro da Trindade – INATEL, of Lisbon, arrives with #Emigrants, a creation by Ricardo Boléo from texts by the Russian poets Al Berto and Fernando Pessoa and the Polish writer Slawomir Mrozek.
Chile will also accompany us, with Ba € Nqü € ro $: the world of finance unmasked by an irreverent saltimbanqui inspired by Shylock, of The merchant of Venice, played by Andrés del Bosque, one of the best connoisseurs of the jester's transgressive art.
Laura Almela, outstanding theater actress in Mexico, will present the play Some stories, inspired by stories by Juan José Arreola, Alice Munro, Saki and Graham Green. The show features the live musical participation of Anna Margules (peak flute).
The Madrid company ARTISTAS Y. will intervene with Chronicle of a kidnappingby Mario Diament, Konex 2014 award as one of the five most relevant playwrights of the decade in Argentina. A thriller Psychological directed by Lidio Sánchez Caro who delves into the fears of contemporary societies.
Dominican Republic will also be present with Park Bench, by Russian writer Alexander Gelman, in the version of Teatro Mandragora, by María Castillo. Actress, director and producer, is one of the main figures of the Dominican scene: several years responsible for the National School of Dramatic Arts, and the National Theater Company, from 2000 to 2006.
In the Pavón Kamikaze Theater, dramatized readings of recent works will be offered, with texts by two internationally recognized authors: Elizabeth Ovalle, from the Dominican Republic, and David Olguín, from Mexico.
CIRCULAR includes work sessions with Latin American creators, specialists in different areas of the performing arts, such as Andrés del Bosque, who will give the workshop "The sacred jester".
CIRCULAR will also make a presentation of books in which authors and publishers committed to the publication of recent texts will meet. A look at the Ibero-American theater from the female perspective.
Finally, round tables will be developed on strategies for the implementation of theatrical projects: the use of New Technologies and the operation of the networks for the national and international projection of shows.
In its first edition, CIRCULAR 2019 will host six companies, ten playwrights, and more than forty performing arts professionals from Latin America.
More information in www.circularteatroiberoamericano.com
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