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FEBRUARY 8. 9. 10. 22. 23. 24

EVA PORO #1
new creation

MADALENA VICTORINO, JOANA GUERRA + GUESTS
PORTUGAL

sound & movement in nature
BORDEIRA . MONCHIQUE

BORDEIRA
8. 9. 10 FEBRUARY
fri to sun . 3.30pm

MEETING POINT:
Vilarinha Village

MONCHIQUE
22. 23. 24 FEBRUARY
fri to sun . 3.30pm

MEETING POINT:
Heliport

RUNNING TIME: 2h30 approximately
AGE RATING: 6+
Minimum age is 6 years old

TICKETS:
7€ General public (Above 12)
5€ Children up to 12

TICKET OFFICE

PURCHASE TICKETS ALSO AT:
Monchique - Municipal Library
Aljezur- Lavrar o Mar Home - Rua João Dias Mendes

*This is an outside performance and we advise all spectators to wear appropriate clothing and footwear. The route includes steep slopes and uneven surfaces.
A community performance of art in the natural landscape that investigates the phenomena of disappearance, evaporation, and the end of things through music and dance.

A group of children and artists are on the move. They search the abandoned villages and find them. They are almost behind the sun and are full of memory, of the stones, of the plants that no longer talk to men. They are now the animals that inhabit them. The space that is created between the disappearance and what leaps forward, for now, we cannot decipher: this is the space of this dance, where it sweats, sings and counts on words whose syllables almost evaporate: the songs of the bees when they give us news.

EVA is a mare that, in this imaginary tale, disappeared from the meadow without anyone, not even the geese, noticing.
The fantasy that is drawn in the air by the gestures and the calling voices, this fantasy is the power that grows in a space that mistrusts the present moment.

This will be the ethereal subject of the show, that finds like the climate, that nature gives back to us. It brings together boys from different schools and worlds with artists from the theatre of objects, music, dance, the great and fabulous theatre of life. They are, in this circumstance, the "drones" which, in rebellion of the customs in the hives, worked to the heart, to sculpt this will to exist in the air.
ARTISTIC AND TECHNICAL CREDITS

BY: Madalena Victorino e Joana Guerra
CONCEPT, DRAMATURGY AND CHOREOGRAPHY: Madalena Victorino
MUSICAL COMPOSITION: Joana Guerra
CO-CREATION WITH: Alix Sarrouy, Miguel Nogueira, Nicolau da Costa, Patrick Murys, Remi Gallet TECHNICAL DIRECTION AND LIGHTING DESIGN: Joaquim Madaíl
SPECIAL PARTICIPATION OF: Emílio Neal Frener, Ismael Gallet, Lias Whitelegg, Noah Schyolo, Otto Forgaard, Pepijn Jones, Petri Pisarenko, Phönix Zaffetta, Rumi Cid, Sasha Guru, Vicente Andrade
ANIMAL WHISPERER: Nídia Barata
ANIMALS: Zaya e Rayna (mares), Aspa, Pira, Sássá, Tobias, Ariel, Vitória, César, Pulguita e Barão (dogs)
PRODUCTION: Catarina Sobral
PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Vasco Almeida e Joana Brandão
PRESENTATION SHEET ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN: Joana Brandão


SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:
Espaço +
Junta de Freguesia da Bordeira
Srª Engenheira Margarida Alves - Owner of Monte Paraíso / Carrapateira
Sr. José Martins - Owner of Aldeia de Barbelote / Monchique
Shepherds: Sr Valentim - father and Valentim - son; Sr. Manuel Galinha
Farmer: Sr. “Choça”
Children’s parents
Helen Helder - Edible clouds’ creation
Isabel Silva - Sewer
Aljezur International School
Borboletras School
Story Forest School