From the 21st to 24th November, Temporada Alta has programmed 10 contemporary creation performances, entitled Sacseja’t. The proposal coincides with the Programmers’ Week, one of the Festival’s initiatives which brings together national and international performing arts professionals in Girona.
With the programming of Sacseja’t, Temporada Alta will become the epicentre of the great exponents of contemporary creation: cabosanroque will debut with Dimonis, Shaday Larios and Jomi Oligor return to the Festival to present La melancolia del turista, Pere Faura will bring us Incurables, Christiane Jatahy also returns with O agora que demora (The lingering now), Kultur by El Conde de Torrefiel can be seen, Retrospective by Jérôme Bel, Àlex Rigola will debut Aquest país estranger que no deixa tornar de les seves fronteres a cap dels seus viatgers, Azcona & Tolosa will present Tierras del Sud,, Roser López Espinosa will bring Trama and, finally, Angélica Liddell will be presenting Una costilla sobre la mesa. Madre to Catalonia.
A great many contemporary creation performances programmed over just a few days attracting national and foreign programmers who will have the opportunity to get to know a wide range of performing languages during their visit to the Festival. In recent years more than 600 national and international professionals have visited Girona, including representatives of institutions from the prestigious Avignon Festival, the Théâtre Odeon in Paris, the Wiener Festwochen in Vienna, the Kunsten Festival des Arts in Brussels, the Naples Festival, the Berlin Foreign Affairs Festival and the Thèâtre de la Ville in Paris, among many others. This year the figure is closer to one hundred professionals, and apart from seeing the programmed performances, they will also take part in activities organised just for them to encourage exchanges with Catalan companies.
So, don’t think twice about it, and come along to the Festival. Remember that the programming is designed so you can take a tour of the festival and see as many shows as possible. Prepare your itinerary with Temporada Alta’s Sacseja’t!