Temporada Alta 

Teatre Ateneu (Celrà)
On 06/12/2014
Presentation :
On 06/12/2014 at 18:00 in Teatre Ateneu (Celrà)

Raffaella Giordano, María Muñoz
( Raffaella Giordano, María Muñoz )

Performance as part of the programme of the Festival de Tardor de Catalunya Temporada Alta 2014, in collaboration with the Ayuntamiento de Celrà and L'animal a l'esquena.

After several encounters between Raffaella Giordano and María Muñoz at L'animal a l'esquena and L'arboretto (Mondaino, Italy) in 2012 and 2013, and after the premiere of the outcome of this process at the Théâtre de Bernardines in Marseilles, France, on 4th December 2013, L'incontro is now to be peformed in Catalonia after a tour of various Italian towns.

Maria Muñoz and Raffaella Giordano step out on stage together to bring to life a unique and intensely poetic piece. Two fiercely independent spirits, authors and creators of universes of movement, always curious about the multiple forms of artistic expression, they were also both founders of dance companies in the grand old 1980s.


L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 01/07/2011 to 17/07/2011
Presentation :
On 15/07/2011 at 20:00 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)

( Xavier Bobés, Pablo Rega )

The Intimacy of Insomni

A creative residency of the new show "Insomni" by the theatre of objects company Playground at Mas Espolla, L'Animal a l'Esquena. With Xavier Bobes (interpretation and direction) and Pablo Rego (sound & music)

Insomni is a show that delves into the poetic expressiveness of everyday objects, creating a visual dramatisation of the manipulation of objects in an open setting. The chosen objects are skeletal, all that remains is their outline, their silhouette. These objects become the indicative memories of those that have manipulated them. Sharing the stage with these objects is a character in a state of wakeful alertness. Together they form a landscape of the human condition, a poetic testimony to its evolution, and of our day to day journey.


Teatre de Salt (Salt)
On 25/11/2009
Presentation :
On 25/11/2009 at 21:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Jordi Casanovas
( Jordi Casanovas )

JUKEBOX is a solo created by Jordi Casanovas, a performer who has collaborated with Mal Pelo since 1990. With this proposal, Casanovas initiates his own creative performance path with the artistic collaboration of Maria Muñoz and Pep Ramis.

JUKEBOX is part of a laboratory project that was initiated by Mal Pelo in 2007 with the intent to offer creation and production opportunities to the performers who have worked in the company's pieces throughout its history.


L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 24/10/2009 to 31/10/2009
Presentation :
On 30/10/2009 at 21:00 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
On 31/10/2009 at 21:00 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)

Leo Castro
( Leo Castro, Enric Fàbregas, Pep Ramis, María Muñoz )

Leo Castro has collaborated with Mal Pelo since 2004, and with the support of Pep Ramis and Maria Muñoz begins Amadou, a new creative investigation. In this laboratory, with the artistic collaboration of Enric Fábregas, Castro proposes a workspace where the video camera is the point of departure to be used as a tool for exploring the construction and writing of the project. The camera is the active gaze over the situation and over the relationship between two individuals who coexist in a space through a game and a look at the "other".

Amadou is part of a laboratory project that was initiated by Mal Pelo in 2007 with the intent to offer creation and production opportunities to the performers who have worked in the company's pieces throughout its history.

Night Stand

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 08/11/2008 to 16/11/2008
Presentation :
On 15/11/2008 at 22:00 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
On 16/11/2008 at 19:00 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)

Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton
( Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton )

A dance by improvisational artists/performers: Lisa Nelson and Steve Paxton.

Nelson and Paxton's performing partnership dates back to 1975. Paxton's approach to physical improvisation is sourced in his ongoing investigation of the technique underlying Contact Improvisation, which he initiated in 1972. Nelson calls her approach to dancing Tuning Scores which she developed through examining the relationship of the sense of vision to the performance of movement. Their collaboration is choreographic, improvisational, and theatrical. Night Stand premiered in 2004 in Montpellier, France.

Amici per la pizza

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 01/11/2007 to 15/11/2007
Presentation :
On 15/11/2007 at 21:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Pep Ramis, Jordi Casanovas, Simone Sandroni
( Dejà donné, Mal Pelo )

Meeting and creative process of the members of the Dance Company MAL PELO Pep Ramis and Jordi Casanovas with the Italian choreographer and dancer Simone Sandroni from the company DEJA DONNE. The Festival Temporada Alta Festival (Girona/Salt) collaborated in the creation process and final performance.

Un pescador con subtítulos

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 06/11/2006 to 18/11/2006
Presentation :
On 18/11/2006 at 21:59 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)

Mónica Valenciano
( Mónica Valenciano, Olga Mesa, Chus Domínguez )

Mónica Valenciano's creation process with the collaboration of the film-maker Chus Domínguez and the video artist and choreographer Olga Mesa. In this process the artits worked the interrelationship among the body writings, the poetic architecture and the image.


L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 07/10/2006 to 13/10/2006
Presentation :
On 13/10/2006 at 22:00 in L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)

Opiyo Okach
( Opiyo Okach, Ingrid Mwang, Robert Hutter, Jean-Christophe Lanquetin )

Creation process by Opiyo Okach with the collaboration of a media artistic collective composed by Ingrid Mwang and Robert Hutter (Kenya/Germany), the scenographer Jean-Christophe Lanquetin (France) and the participants of Opiyo Okach's workshop at L'animal a l'esquena. Within the framework of Temporada Alta 2006.

In Face Of:Take 2 (2ª parte)

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 21/11/2005 to 01/12/2005
Presentation :
On 01/12/2005 at 22:30 in Sala La Planeta (Girona)

María Muñoz, Lisa Nelson
( María Muñoz, Lisa Nelson )

Creation process between María Muñoz and Lisa Nelson. The presentation of In Face of: Take 2, was the result of the new get together held for a period of two weeks by the dancers and choreographers in Marseille at Théâtre des Bernardines and at L'animal a l'esquena in Celrà.

Personas a punto de resquebrajarse dentro de mí

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 07/11/2005 to 18/11/2005
Presentation :
On 18/11/2005 at 22:00 in Sala La Planeta (Girona)

Hisako Horikawa, Ema Nik, Carme Torrent
( Hisako Horikawa, Ema Nik, Carme Torrent )

(People about to break up inside myself)

Creation process by Hisako Horikawa, with a presentation to the general public at the 'Teatre de Salt' as part of the 'Festival Temporada Alta de Girona' programme.

Lluna Peluda

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 17/10/2005 to 31/10/2005
Presentation :
On 04/11/2005 at 22:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Sol Picó
( Leo Castro, Maribel Martínez, Marina Sagarra, Uma Ysamat, Pablo Molinero, Quique Blanco, Joaquín Revenga "Tatín" )

Get together and creative process by the contemporary dance company directed by the choreographer Sol Picó with a public presentation at the 'Teatre de Salt', as part of the 'Festival Temporada Alta de Girona' programme.

Como agua de mayo

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 03/11/2004 to 19/11/2004
Presentation :
On 19/11/2004 at 22:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Àngels Margarit, Andrés Corchero
( Àngels Margarit, Andrés Corchero )

Get together and creative process by Àngels Margarit (Mudances) and Andrés Corchero (Raravis). Presentation of "Como agua de mayo" (provisional title) within the frame of Festival Internacional Temporada Alta 2004. With the collaboration of the dance companies Mudances and Raravis.

L'animal i Kabako. L'étoile des lézards.

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 25/10/2004 to 05/11/2004
Presentation :
On 05/11/2004 at 22:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Faustin Linyekula, Mal Pelo
( Faustin Linyekula, Pep Ramis, Jordi Casanovas, Papy Ebotany )

Get together and creative process of Mal Pelo and the company of Faustin Linyekula. Dancer, choreographer and teacher Faustin Linyekula lives with its 3-member company in Kinshasa. The centre 'Studios Kabako' dedicates itself to the development of dance and the visual theatre in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo). L'étoile des lézards was presented at the Teatre de Salt in the Festival Internacional Temporada Alta 2004.

In Face Of

Teatre de Salt (Salt)
On 15/10/2003
Presentation :
On 15/10/2003 at 22:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Lisa Nelson, María Muñoz
( Lisa Nelson, María Muñoz )

A get together carried out by dancers and choreographers for a period of 3 weeks, Lisa Nelson and María Muñoz at 'L'animal a l'esquena'. With the collaboration of Festival Internacional de Teatre Temporada Alta 2003 (High Season International Theatre Festival).

Entre les côtes de la baleine

L'animal a l'esquena (Celrà)
From 14/10/2002 to 18/10/2002
Presentation :
On 19/10/2002 at 22:00 in Sant Domenech (Girona)

Alessandro Certini, Julyen Hamilton, Steve Noble, Steve Paxton, Pep Ramis, Andrés Corchero
( Núria Font, María Muñoz, Ramón Rey )

Creation laboratory where 7 international creators met to be able to explore and analyse the processes in relation to creating and thus add another experience to their own methodology, allowing influences from the others.


Teatre de Salt (Salt)
On 06/04/2002
Presentation :
On 06/04/2002 at 22:00 in Teatre de Salt (Salt)

Steve Paxton, Lisa Nelson
( )

PART is a duet, created in the 70s, which reflects the artistic collaboration and language of Steve Paxton and Lisa Nelson. This performance presents a landscape that is structured from relationships and improvised dance, with texts and music by Robert Ashley.