The show, which is based on the phenomenon of supernovae, will have two performances starring the director and three other performers.


This Friday [21st] and Saturday [22nd], the Auditorio de Tenerife is staging the performance PROTO (SN1806), by the Galician creator Janet Novás, at 7.30 p.m. in Castillo Hall. The tickets for this latest show by the dancer and choreographer, a performance based on the phenomenon of supernovas, cost eight euros and discounts are available.

Novás takes the following approach for her piece: “What if we joined together and let ourselves die and explode and then see what other imagery emerges? We are interested and challenged by these experiences of heat, explosion, and visibility of the different layers that comprise us: brightness, death, enrichment of space, and the formation of new systems”. To this end, the creator explores new ways of being in community after "exploding" and thus creating new scenarios that are more collective, brighter, and less catastrophic. Novás explains this "journey from down on earth right up to the stars" that "every end has a beginning."

Janet Novás presents this performance in a coproduction with Xunta de Galicia through the Centro Coreográfico Gallego, Festival TNT (Terrassa) and Auditorio de Tenerife, and with the support of Graner, Centre De Creació De Dansa I Arts Vives (associated artist 22/23) and Centro de Danza Canal.

PROTO (SN1806) is directed by Janet Novás, who stars alongside performers Yuantao Gorriz, Julia Kayser, and Danielle Mesquita. The dramaturgy is in charge of Ricardo Santana, and the artistic accompaniment is by Pablo Lilienfeld. The sound space design is by L'Voix and the lighting is by Cristina Bolívar. Emma Megias and Clea Ventura are the creators of the costumes, whose image has been worked on by Virginia Rota in this production by Adriana Reyes.

The dancer, performer, choreographer, and teacher, Janet Novás, trained in contemporary dance in Madrid, Brussels, and Berlin. In 2007, she began creating and developing her own solo projects. Her work is built through observation, experience, and dialogue with her body as the main tool, committing to a language of her own, shaping the emotional content and aesthetic simplicity that characterise her projects.

She has received several prizes, notably including the 2021 Ojo Crítico Award from RNE, the 2021 Premi de la Crítica Catalana for the best dancer, and the 2011 Injuve Award. Her creations have been presented at different national and international festivals such as Rencontres Chorégraphiques, Festival de Marseille, Festival Nouvelles-Pole Sud, Cement Festival, Dance in Transit, Madrid's Autumn Festival and the Festival Bad, among others. Novás alternates her work as a dancer and a creator with that as a teacher, giving classes and workshops in different centres in Spain, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

The tickets are available on the website, at the auditorium's box office or by dialling the phone number 902 317 327 from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m. Check the special discounts for the audience under 30 years of age, students, unemployed, and large families.