Tentativa and guests is the development and the result of the solo dance Tentativa premiered in February 2012 and is an invitation to dance. The piece is constructed within an open workshop where dancers and non dancers are invited.
The piece addresses the issue of the history of dance through the biographies of the participants themselves.
In Tentativa and Guests the use of memory is a tool for composing and the body and its presence is treated as an organic file. The juxtaposed bodies moving simultaneously. Which is the past of these bodies? What are their stories? What do they have in common and what differentiates them? Mimic, equalize, copy, oppose, contrast, zoom in and out are actions they can perform these bodies What do we understand or define as dance? Which are the limits of dance? What bodies are entitled to be part of the history of the dance? ...
Concept and creation: Sandra Gómez // Assitant: Vicente Arlandis // Dancers: Jorge Peñalver, Belén Pérez, Isaac López, Julia Casesnoves, María Laura Sanz, Vicente Arlandis y Sandra Gómez // Produced by Losquequedan.