Ahora que no somos demasiado viejos todavía

Jesús Rubio GamoAhora que no somos demasiado viejos todavía

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'Now, before we get too old'

Between the fear of growing old and a fast-paced world, Jesús Rubio Gamo offers you a place to feel safe. It is a solo about the passing of time; a dance on how to enjoy movement to compose a formal architecture that allows emotions to burst. Everything is going so fast. Can we stop time for a second and feel?

Choreographer and performer: Jesús Rubio Gamo
Music: Ryuichi Sakamoto
Outside eyes: Marta Alonso and Elena Córdoba
Lighting design: Carmen Martínez
Costume: Naldi Fernandes
Photos: Gaby Maciel
This work was premiered at Festival Internacional Danza_MOS, Teatro del Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, on the 8th October 2016.
It has been supported by DT Espacio Escénico, Comunidad de Madrid and Conde Duque.

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Biography

Jesús Rubio Gamo is an independent dancer and choreographer based in Madrid.

After studying ballet and contemporary dance and graduating at the Royal School of Dramatic Art, Jesús was awarded with a MAE-AECI grant to develop dance studies in a foreign country. He moved to London where he completed an MA in choreography at London Contemporary Dance School (Distinction). He has also studied an MA in Performative Studies at Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid. His work has been presented at National and International Festivals (such as Escena Contemporánea, Madrid; Touch Wood, London; FAEL, Lima; Les Plateaux, La Briqueterie-Paris; Tanzfaktur, Cologne; ARC for Dance, Athens or Romaeuropa Festival, Italy), in museums (CA2M – Madrid, Artium – Vitoria, Pablo Serrano – Zaragoza, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao); at non conventional spaces and in the street. He has been artist in residence in institutions such as La Casa Encendida and Teatros del Canal (Madrid), The Place (London), La Caldera (Barcelona), Auditorio de Tenerife or Dantzagunea and Ballet Biarritz (Aterpean). His last two pieces BOLERO -a short duet to the well-known score by Maurice Ravel, and Now, before we get too old -a solo that was premiered at Festival Danza_MOS Conde Duque in Madrid, have been selected for Aerowaves 2017 and 2018.

Jesús keeps working on the ideas behind his BOLERO to create a longer work for 12 dancers that will be premiered in 2019 at Teatros del Canal, Madrid.