About the Company
In June 2007, in the city of Mérida, Yucatán, and under the direction of Vania Duran, Tumàka’t Contemporary Dance was formed, with the objective of promoting, disseminating and bringing contemporary dance closer to the community of the region through the creation, production and dissemination of choreographic works, teaching and training as well as the promotion of cultural and creative exchange through a program of artistic residencies. The company has promoted innovative projects in the state, for example, bringing the community to contemporary dance from the age pre-school through the School Dance Season, the promotion of the development of young local dancers through its Tumàka’t Workshop Program, the teaching of classes at its headquarters and the opening of a source of work for professionals in the area. Some of their presentations include: the Cervantino International Festival 2014 (FIC Production), the Performing Arts Conference in the FIC 2011, the Sixth Exhibition of the Performing Arts of Mexico, DF, the First Circuit of Performing Arts of the South Zone and the Lila López Festivals, from San Luis Potosí; A Desert for Dance, Hermosillo; Bodies in Transit, Tijuana; Between Borders, Mexicali and Ensenada Danza Also, amongst others. In addition, they have performed in countries such as Belize, Venezuela, Panama, Colombia, Spain and Korea.
About the Piece
PERISCOPIO // PERISCOPE allows us to observe the impact of our actions on the environment through a journey across the landscapes of our current world, reflect upon our responsibility and imagine small or large actions that will positively impact the future of our planet.