Auditorio de Tenerife, Teatro Guimerá, Paraninfo de la Universidad de La Laguna, Centro de Arte La Recova and Espacio La Granja will host FAM 21 from the 3rd to the 6th of June


The Auditorio de Tenerife is an institution linked to the Department of Culture of Tenerife Island Council that is managed by the island's Minister of Culture Enrique Arriaga. The institution presents the FAM 2021 edition (Arts of Movement Festival) comprised of 24 contemporary Spanish dance performances. The shows are scheduled from the 3rd to the 6th of June in five venues: Paraninfo de la Universidad de La Laguna, Espacio la Granja, Teatro Guimerá, Centro de Arte La Recova and Auditorio de Tenerife. Tickets are on sale here:

This edition’s programme starts with the Canary Islands première: Dosis de paraíso, by the Sharon Fridman Company. This co-production of Auditorio de Tenerife could already be enjoyed in Madrid at the theatre Teatros del Canal. It will be on stage on Thursday this week at the Teatro Guimerá. Two of the companies that will attend this FAM 21 edition were distinguished with the National Dance Award. The company 'La Intrusa', takes the stage of Teatro Guimerá on Saturday with the show “It's a wrap (Kubrick is dead). The company of Daniel Abreu takes that stage on Sunday with the show 'El hijo'

Apart from Abreu's solo, another seven shows make up the proposal in this platform of contemporary Spanish dance that is the FAM. Ina, by Paloma Hurtado and Daniel Morales; DANCE, NO GOAL, by Carlota Mantecón; El vuelo by the choreographer and dancer Daniel Morales; LA CARNE by Paula Quintana; The performance ‘Petitdanza’, by the dance company of Natalia Medina Esto que tú ves, by Javier Cuevas and Paula Quintana; El pastor, a co-production by Auditorio de Tenerife and the company Nómada. 

During the exclusive session for programmers which is titled Work in Progress, several artists will show their latest works in progress: ‘Sutil’ by Laura Marrero, ‘Schwanengesang (Der Held)’, by Javier Arozena, ‘Tun/La’ by Carmen Macías and ‘La orilla de mi piel’ by Acerina Toledo.

Lo que nos espera en FAM 21

FAM 21 is rounded off with performances by DeNada Dance Theatre's duet Ruffle; The puppets solo 'After the party' by Thomas Noone Dance; Sintempo, by the dancer Sara Cano; GET NO, by La Quebrá; Campo cerrado by the company of  Daniel Doña; Cualquier mañana, by Álvaro Esteban and Laura Aris; Nocturno, by Leonor Leal; Lettre d’amour,  by Pau Arán; 147 abrazos, by the company Sharon Fridman; Laika, by Isabel Vázquez; La oscilante, by Pol Jiménez; Trama, by Roser López Espinosa, and Kenophobia, by the company Osa + Mujica.

Tickets are sold at a price of 2 to 8 euros through the website, where you can also find all the information about the shows. Each venue has implemented its own prevention measures against the pandemic, which can be consulted during the purchasing process.

FAM is sponsored by the INAEM (Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports) and the programmes ‘Danza a Escena’, are sponsored by the organisations 'Red Española de Teatros' and 'Circuito Acieloabierto'. Likewise, the Canary Islands Governments collaborates by offering the venue Espacio La Granja; the Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife by offering the theatre Teatro Guimerá and the University of La Laguna by offering the venue Paraninfo. This festival has obtained the EFFE Seal (Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe) granted by the European Union. The EFFE Seal is a quality distinction awarded to festivals with an artistic mission, a commitment to local communities, and a strategic vision at the European level.