Gasteig moves: TELL ME  Chapter 5 Alfonso Fernández Sánchez

Gasteig moves: TELL ME
Chapter 5

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Our opinion about the world has consequences; the human being is responsible for the way in which he forges them: analyzing its own approaches, knowing its own prejudices, detaching itself from its own
interests, are moral obligations to which every human being must respond. Laziness before the knowledge of the truth, about oneself or about the world, makes us inexcusably guilty.

There are many factors that intervene or alter in some way the formation of a judgment: prejudices (preconceived ideas about reality), interests, the influence of society's thinking and the opinion of others (attitude often subject to fear of the image we project), the appearance, to which there is often an
uncritical adherence ... All these attitudes are reflected in one way or another in some of the characters, thus composing a social microcosm, a reflection of enclosed human models in a room. There is only one way to overcome these barriers: reflection.

Dancers: Aurora Bonetti and Alfonso Fernández Sánchez. Photo: © GMG/Kathrin Metzner

Alfonso Fernández Sánchez
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Alfonso Fernández Sánchez was born on 31 March 1993 in Cornellà de Llobregat, Barcelona. After receiving his professional dance training at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, he started working as a dancer for the young Barcelona company »IT Dansa«, directed by Catherine Allard. Since the beginning of the 2014/15 season, he worked as a soloist dancer at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz under the direction of Karl Alfred Schreiner. Currently, he’s working on a freelance basis, building his knowledge doing his own choreographies and further expanding his own dance experience. Alfonso Fernández is a versatile choreographer and dancer, a hard worker who possesses an excellent sense of rhythm, a strong passion for music, and the creative ability to express himself through movement.

About TELL ME by Alfonso Fernández Sánchez

Supported by Gasteig München GmbH, this new dance project creates an open space for experimenting, exploring and performing with improvisation methods. The format offers the audience a unique and unrepeatable live dance performance.  »Tell Me« is aimed at people of all backgrounds and ages . Its objective: to contribute to reviving the art of dance in live shows as far as currently possible . The chosen starting point is to convey stories and messages using of music, poetry and dance with the aim of exploring the widest conceivable range of possibilities and socio-political groupings to promote socio-cultural exchange. Are you ready to discover the two sides of the coin?

You can read more about the project in the article »Dancing Out of the Echo Chamber«.

Watch chapter 1, 2, 3 and 4 here.





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