Dance

EL ARREBATO

By Natalia García-Huidobro

Chile

  • Spanish
  • 70 minutes
  • General Audience

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Theater, dance and music come together in this original piece of contemporary flamenco by Natalia García-Huidobro and stage director Rodrigo Bazaes.


El arrebato is a flamenco piece that deals with how the concepts of migration, rage and alienation affect and manifest themselves in the body. Renowned flamenco dancer Natalia García Huidobro (Acuérdate de mí, Lola; Cambio de piel) directs this interdisciplinary production, putting flamenco dancers, singers and musicians on the stage and bringing a choral piece to life. It’s based on the territorial, generational and cultural memories of traditional flamenco folk songs that convey stories of first encounters and goodbyes, as well as of life’s impulses and desires. Under stage director Rodrigo Bazaes (Oleanna, Los 80); set, costume and lighting designer Cristián Reyes (Un tranvía llamado Deseo, Sin sangre) and sound designer Gonzalo Rodríguez (Kabinete Madame Forest, Somos), the La Típica company presents a dance piece that feeds off the body to capture the sentiments of concepts that are highly relevant to Chile today.

Director: Natalia García-Huidobro | Stage director and written by: Rodrigo Bazaes | Set, costume and lighting designer: Cristián Reyes | Choral and musical directors: Francisco Delgado and Cristopher Ayala | Sound designer and sound engineer: Gonzalo Rodríguez | Assistant choreographer: Clara Racz | Flamenco dancers: Natalia García-Huidobro, Francisco Delgado, Elizabeth Ocana, Natalia Aragú | Flamenco singers Francisco Delgado and Tomás Aguilera | Acoustic guitar and electric bass: Alberto Farggi | Drums and percussion: Felipe Candia | Produced by: Francisca Las Heras | Wardrobe: Gabriela Santibáñez | Lighting technician: Javier Salamanca | Photographs: Alejandro Gálvez / Patricio Melo - GAM | Web designer: Antonia Isaacson | Video: Benjamín Cortés | Coproduced by: Espacio Checoeslovaquia

“The music’s in charge in this piece that lives and breathes flamenco, mixing choreography and theater while the sounds of the guitar and the percussion build up a whole realm of rhythm and verve”. —Biobío

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