In this short documentary / dance film, she explores her own history, the concept of home as well as the current socio-cultural situation in her former homeland.
“I set out to create a piece about fear and wound up making a piece about bravery!” (Maura Morales)
The official trailer of the new dance piece PHOBOS is online now.
Here are a few impressions in picture and text of the successful premiere of PHOBOS, the new piece by Cooperativa Maura Morales.
[...] One year after the beginning of the Metoo debate, the choreographer Maura Morales brings a highly explosive as well as disturbing dance theater on the Ringlokschuppenbühne, which at the same time evokes shame and yet full of strength and resistance. [...] (Dennis Vollmer, WAZ)
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[...] Maura Morales has presented nothing more than a masterpiece. With her exciting language of movement, she has touched the human soul. This choreographer deserve really a bigger audience from now on. [...]
The fact that Maura Morales can build power or energy fields, she has already proven several times. But with Phobos, she excels herself. Here, fears and solution offers are proclaimed without being able to capture them. The seemingly sparing and almost taboo handling of the bodies of her dancers Anila Mazhari, Latisha Sparks, Elena Valls and Paula Serrano is of an intensity that causes goose bumps more than once. For an hour you can hardly breathe. [...]
(Michael S. Zerban, O-TON)
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This summer, Cooperativa Maura Morales will perform at a number of prestigious international festivals. In June we will go to “Ulm Moves!”, followed by “Tanz Moderne Tanz” in Chemnitz. Afterwards we go to “Provincial Dance Theater” in Yekatarinburg / Russia. In July, the Cooperativa will be performing at the “Asphalt Festival” in Düsseldorf, at “Move in town” in Krefeld, as well as at the “Fringe Festival” in Reading U.K.
Here is the official trailer of “Ulm Moves!”:
The trailer of the piece “What remains of us”, a commissioned work for the Ballet Magdeburg in the context of “Tanbegegnungen 7″ is now online
During January 14th to 31st, the choreographer and dancer Maura Morales, along with musician Michio Woirgardt, will be in Malmö for the residence KID – Konstnärsnämndens Internationale Dansprogram.
During the residence, Morales along side colleague Michio Woirgardt will be working on the concept: The Sound of the Moving Body” – through body and movement Maura produces the sound – Michio will be processing and sampling them – she is both the instrument and the player.
The official trailer of Maura’s current solo dance piece “Exceso de la nada – Abundance of Nothingness” is now online.
After the successful premiere of “Blinzeln, Zwinkern und Drehen” created by Cooperativa Maura Morales for the Vorpommern Ballet Company at the TanZZeiT 2017, here is the official trailer and press review of the 35 minute dance piece
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The official trailer of the current production “Phaidra – The Virtuosity of Pain” is now online!
In 2017, the COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES will perform this piece aot in Düsseldorf, Hannover, Braunschweig and Münster!
On 5.6. presented the COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES their current production “Blindness” in Gallus Theatre in Frankfurt as part of the “LiteraTurm” – festival.
Here is an article on “Echo Online”
Im April und Juni ist die COOPEARTIVA MAURA MORALES auf zwei internationalen Tanzfestivals als Repräsentant Deutschlands vertreten:
Einmal auf dem “SKORO German Dance” in St. Petersburg, sowie auf dem “19th Contemporary Dance Festival of Cyprus”.
Außerdem freuen wir uns, unsere jüngste Produktion “Stadt der Blinden” im Rahmen des diesjährigen Tanzkongresses in Hannover in der Commedia Futura/Theater-Eisfabrik präsentieren zu dürfen.
Foto: Klaus Handner
After the successful premiere of “City of the Blind”, the new dance piece of COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES, here comes now the official trailer:
Another clip from the production “Sisyphus was a woman” of COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES
The official trailer of the current production of the COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES is now online.
Image: Manfred Borsch
The COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES will be performing “Wunschkonzert” at Galpão Gamboa” in Rio de Janeiro/Brasil
Photo: Klaus Handner
Maura Morales has been awarded the “Cultural Prize of the City of Dusseldorf” in the category “Performing Arts”.