Tuesday is time for ´Anhelo´, nominated for three Premios MAX, and on Thursday, ´Una gran emoción política´, inspired by María Teresa León


Auditorio de Tenerife, a cultural venue under the Cabildo de Tenerife’s Department of Culture run by councillor Enrique Arriaga, welcomes on Monday, the 12th El festín de los cuerpos, a show that celebrates diversity. This contemporary dance show by Sevilla company Danza Mobile, is part of the Festival de las Artes del Movimiento FAM, and takes place at 6:00 pm in the Sala de Cámara. Tickets at 8 euros are now on sale.

El festín de los cuerpos a choreography by Manuel Cañadas, Ana Erdozain and Arturo Parrilla, is a celebration of the body, its movement and diversity. Danza Mobile was set up in 1995 with the aim of creating a space to bring together the worlds of the arts and disability; a joint work of professionals of both areas to contribute to the creative, social, and personal processes of disabled people.

The following day [Tuesday, the 13th] Anhelo will be on the stage of Auditorio de Tenerife’s Sala Sinfónica at 8:30 pm. It is by Seville company Marcat Dance, nominated for three Premios MAX de las Artes Escénicas. Anhelo is a choreography by Mario Bermúdez Gil that focuses on the feeling of human desire, taking the frailty of some Armenian lullabies as a starting point to recreate, through the body, their own language of movement beyond its limit.

On Thursday, 15 October Una gran emoción política is on at Sala Sinfónica at 8:30 pm. Luz Arcas pens this total show, inspired by Memoria de la melancolía, María Teresa León’s autobiography that deals with the decisive years of our recent history, the time of the Civil War and exile: years marked by political fervour, the myth of the Revolution and the belief in utopias.

On Saturday, 17 October there are open-air performances starting every half hour from 5:30 pm. The shows included are: Expectations will not kill you, by OSA+MUJIKA; Idi-Begi, by Proyecto Larrua; Colectivo Glovo’s MapaKintsugi, by Iron Skulls Co, and Young Blood, by Arnau Pérez. Information on the programme and tickets is available on www.famtenerife.com.

The Government of the Canary Islands’ Espacio La Granja collaborates with FAM  by housing some residencies and performances, plus the Spanish Theatre Network’s Danza a Escena scheme, and the Circuito Acieloabierto of street and unusual places dance network, both under the Spanish Ministry of Culture’s INAEM. The festival has the European Union EFFE label, (Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe) a quality mark that is granted to festivals with an artistic mission, commitment to local communities and strategic vision at European level. 

Audience members are kindly asked to come to Auditorio early enough to enter the theatre gradually. On buying the tickets, users accept the measures implemented at this Cabildo cultural centre to tackle COVID-19, such as wearing a face mask or coming only with people you live with. The full measures and the AENOR-certified contingency plan are available on Auditorio’s website. Both the GastroMag and the car park are open to the public. 

Tickets can be booked via the website www.auditoriodetenerife.com and by telephone on 902  317 327 Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, except holidays. You can also make an appointment to come to the box office on //www.auditoriodetenerife.com/contactar and on 922 568 625, where they can also answer all your queries Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, except holidays.