The Dance Company of the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, which was born in 2019, thanks to the program “Soul in Motion”, A seedbed focused on the professionalization of young dancers in Colombia, under the artistic direction of the British choreographer Sarah Storer, carries out a tour that will lead her to perform in different stages in Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.
This group, which is the first stable artistic body of the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, seeks to reach an audience that transcends the limits of the stage, and therefore tends to create pieces that are adaptable to different contexts and unconventional spaces, in the conviction that dance is a transforming agent and accessible to all audiences.
The artistic group began its journey in Bogotá, on Saturday, November 6, in the XIV Festival of Dance in the City, where he presented Lilith: the awakening, which is born from the myth of Lilith, the first wife of Adam who revealed herself and was banished from paradise for wanting equality. Then he Thursday, November 11 at 7:00 pm will take over the stage of the Metropolitan Theater of Medellín, with Even the night itself is here, a large format production inspired by how space affects human relationships, not only with others, but with ourselves; in how proximity with others affects our mind and body, and in how the relationship of various bodies in a space makes them act, interact and define their coexistence.
After its presentation in the capital of the mountain, the Company will continue its tour in the Cali International Dance Biennial, with a performance at the Jorge Isaacs Theater, on Monday, November 15 at 4:00 pm, also with Even the night itself is here, a work that, in turn, will be exhibited on the Biennial’s digital platform, along with the Videodance piece Ímpeto, which had the collaboration of Monarca Producciones and Nicolas García Ruiz.
Impeto – Teatro Mayor Dance Company – Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo
The Company will end the tour again in Bogotá, on Wednesday, November 24, at 8:00 pm, at the Free Theater of Bogotá, with an adaptation of Even the night itself is here, the screening of his work 300 miles and the video dance piece Ímpeto. Then it will return to this stage on Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 December, at 8:00 pm, with the productions Return, directed by the Colombian choreographer Yovanny Martínez (Cortocinesis), and Lilith: the awakening.
Workshops and training exchanges Parallel to the tour, the Dance Company of the Teatro Mayor Julio Santo Domingo will carry out workshops and cultural exchanges. In Medellín, with the Metropolitan Ballet, it will have a class open to the community of dancers on November 10 from 2:30 pm to 4 pm In addition, within the framework of the International Dance Biennial of Cali, the Company will dictate two workshops, in Tecnocentro on November 12, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and in the La Licorera square on November 13, from 10:00 am to 12:00 m. In Bogotá with WithBodies, inclusive dance company, and will work in various activities with the Bogota community at the Casona de la Danza on December 9, 10 and 11, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
We continue dancing – Dance Company of the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo
“This Dance Company is one of the biggest bets that we have undertaken at the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Theater, with the purpose of strengthen the development of dance and bring together a group of the most outstanding dancers of the new generation. That is why this tour of Bogotá, Medellín and Cali is so important for us, so that the Colombian public knows it and enjoys the quality of the young dancers of our country ”, says Ramiro Osorio, director of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Theater. .