Xarma

Txalapart ART and Oreka TX

Xarma

Xarma is the name of this multidisciplinary show that Oreka TX will be premièring, along with , Txalapart ART, in Madrid as part of the Veranos de la Villa festival programme. The only large-format show for audiences of all ages in the Central Courtyard of the Condeduque Centre for Contemporary Culture that seeks to rekindle in “the boys and girls we hold inside us”, that sense of magic that is lost over the years.

 

Giant puppets controlled from the inside and enormous toys create a magical, out of the ordinary fantasy world, but there’s more! These huge scenic elements are joined by the company’s regular travelling companions: the dancers of Kukai Dantza. As well as dance, circus is another of the elements that will help to create this dreamlike atmosphere that envelops Xarma. Several different circus disciplines will be on display: aerial silk acrobatics, the double trapeze of the Berdinki company and Xabier Larrea and Gorka Pereira’s juggling and acrobatic swinging. 

 

The dreamy voice of Maika Etxekopar will lead us by the hand into this magical dimension in which what we thought might happen will happen: the characters, inhabitants of a fantastic universe, play with each other and invite us to play once more, to believe in magic.

 

A production by Txalapart ART and Oreka TX

 

In collaboration with Etxepare Euskal Institutua

 

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CAST & CREATIVE

Music BANDA OREKA TX

Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente

Mikel Ugarte

Mixel Ducau

Juanjo Otxandorena

Iñigo Egia

Singing and theatre Maika Etxekopar

Collaborating dancers KUKAI DANTZA

Nerea Vesga

Izar Aizpurua

Sua Enparantza

Circus Berdinki Zirku Konpainia 

Irati Gonzalez and Koldo Arakistain (aerial circus)

Xabier Larrea and Gorka Pereira (juggling, trampoline, balancing acts, etc.).

Giant puppet handlers Iñaki Goenaga, Adrian Atorrasagasti and Asier Irujo

Director Igor Otxoa

Art direction Igor Otxoa and Harkaitz Martinez De San Vicente       

Musical direction, original idea and creation of stage elements Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente

Script Patxo Telleria

Lighting design and set design Carlos Solano

Sound design Mikel F. Krutzaga

Monitor technique Eneko Yaben

Costume design Ikerne Giménez

Dressmaker Inma Gomez KKUM

Hairdresser, make-up and characterisation Aloña Gallastegi

Giant puppets Ficticis

Mechanisms Alvaro Ledesma, Adrian Atorrasagasti, Carlos Solano

Stage manager Nacho Alejandro

Production director Igor Otxoa

Production coordinator Julen Iñarra

Produccion Saioa Torre, Iratxe Etxeandia

Administracion Julen Nazabal

Artistic advisor Idoya Otegui

Finished

24th of July

Duration​: 70 minutes

ACCESIBILITY INFORMATION FOR THIS EVENT

Centro Cultural Conde Duque - Central Courtyard

Calle del Conde Duque, 11 28015 , 11

Paisaje o vista de Centro Cultural Conde Duque

Distrito Centro

Place of employment information:

Directions:

Metro: Ventura Rodríguez (línea 3), San Bernardo (línea 2 y 4) y Noviciado (línea 2).

Bus: 002

Bicimad: Estación 13 (calle Conde Duque, 22)

Veranos de la Villa Festival 2022 poster

Madrid City Council's Department of Culture, Tourism and Sport makes the Veranos de la Villa 2022 posters created by Borja Bonafuente available for download.

Downloads are only authorised for domestic use. Express authorisation must be obtained for any other use. © MADRID DESTINO CULTURA TURISMO Y NEGOCIO, S.A., 2022