DA.TE Danza has been creating, producing and exhibiting contemporary dance, dance-theater and theater with objects for children and young audiences for more than 23 years , from early childhood to adolescence.
With 27 shows premiered and more than 2,500 performancesDA.TE Danza is one of the longest-lived dance companies in Andalusia, with a stable and rigorous structureWith a stable and rigorous structure, DA.TE Danza is a consolidated project that originated in 1999.
All the company's projects have the stable collaboration of the Instituto Nacional de las Artes Escénicas y de la Música, belonging to the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Government of Spain and the Agencia Andaluza de Instituciones Culturales, belonging to the Consejería de Cultura y Patrimonio Histórico de la Junta de Andalucía.
VISION AND MISSION
From its beginnings DA.TE Dance bets for a work where the message takes precedence over aesthetics. By this we mean that we create and produce shows committed to with today's society, showing children and young people a different way of thinking. story to reflect on. In this way, it accompanies the spectator under a dramaturgy and conveys committed stories, which until now had not been told to children.
A KEY FIGURE
We orient the shows under a dramaturgy, concentrating our efforts in bringing to the spectator each story, sensation, emotion... We always incorporate the figure of the playwright in the creative process.
From the aesthetic point of view, the company shows the influences of Omar Meza's trajectory, where one can discover an eclectic style with marked traces of Graham, Limón, Pina Bausch as well as improvisation and contact techniques. The fundamental feature of Omar Meza 's creative style is to rely on and enhance the performer's personal movement, since this is the fundamental vehicle of the message and, as mentioned above, takes precedence over the purely aesthetic character.
UNIQUE AND INCOMPARABLE.
All of the company's artistic proposals include original musical composition, theatrical direction and dramaturgy, due to the importance that these scenic signs have in the transmission of the show's narrative.
DIRECTION AND CHOREOGRAPHY
Omar Meza is considered one of the great international experts in the performing arts for children. Proof of this is that he is a pioneer and the first creator in dance for early childhood in our country . In recent years Omar has focused his efforts on creation, research and work for children. children
A TEAM OF PEOPLE
MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS, ARTISTS AND TECHNICIANS.
DA.TE Danza is composed of a single team of professionals in which there are three types of performance: artistic, technical and management. A company that has always opened its doors to committed people, with or without experience, but open to grow personally and professionally.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
A Horse in the Sky (1999).
Best Children's Show at the Feria de Teatro en el Sur ( Palma del Río, 1999).
Alonso Quijano El Bueno (2005).
Best Scenography, Best Music and Best Direction at FETEN ( Gijón, 2006).
Special Mention of the Jury at the Fira de Titelles de Lleida ( Lleida, 2010).
What is my name... (2014).
Best Show for Children FETEN ( Gijón, 2015)
Iván Montardit, Best Performer FETEN Award ( Gijón, 2015)
Greta Johnsson, Best Dancer FITC Bucharest Festival (Hungary, 2016).
FETEN Award 2021 To the approach of dance for early childhood ( Gijón, 2021).
La Mitad de la Verdad está en los ojos (2000).
Best Original Score at the Feria de Teatro en el Sur ( Palma del Río, 2000).
Tondo Redondo (2006).
Best Show for Early Childhood at the Feria de Teatro en el Sur ( Palma del Río, 2007) - Best Children's Show at the Bursa Teather Festival For Children and Young People ( Russia, 2008).
Río de Luna (2010).
Best Dance Show at FETEN ( Gijón, 2011).
Lorca de Teatro Andaluz ARESAN Award - Best female performer, María José Casado (Seville, 2019).
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE
International Festival of Music and Dance of Granada.
FETEN. International Children's Theatre Festival. Gijón.
Festival Mes Petit de Tots. Sabadell.
Nerja Danza Festival. Málaga.
MUDA. Dance Exhibition of Andalusia. Malaga.
Theater Fair in the South. Palma del Río. Córdoba.
Teatralia Festival. Madrid.
Breaking the Shell Cycle. Madrid.
Cradling you. Diputación de Granada.
Escenia Diputación de Granada.
Abecedaria Circuit. Andalusia.
Andalusian Dance Circuit. Andalusia.
Theater Network Circuit. Castilla la Mancha.
Theater Network Circuit. Castilla León.
Red de Teatros Circuit. Madrid.
SAREA. Basque Network Circuit. Basque Country.
Program of the Diputació de Catalunya Anem Teatre. Catalonia.
International Children's Theatre Weeks. Madrid.
Armes Theatre of Chemmitz. Germany.
Dansand Festival. Andorra.
Szene Bunte Wahne Festival. Austria.
Ruutia Festival of Helsinkin. Finland.
CCM Jean Gagnant, Limoges. France.
Teatro Testoni Ragazzi of Bologna. Italy.
Festival Visioni di futuro, Bologna. Italy.
National Center for the Arts. Mexico.
XV José Limón International Festival, Culiacán. Mexico.
La Paz Theater, S. Luis Potosi. Mexico.
Joane Cultural Center, Vila de Joane. Portugal.
Minifest International Festival For Children and Young, Rostov-on-Don. Russia.
New Stage of Belgrade Drama Theatre. Serbia.
FESTIC Festival of Serbia-Montenegro.
13th Bursa International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People. Turkey.
Festival 100, 1000, 1 million the Stories Ion Greanga Theatre. Romania.
International Children's Festival of Trieste. Italy.
KILKIS International Festival for Children. Greece.
Scorpis and art culture china Asian tour Sheezen. Honkong. China.
Juanjo Corrales of Thesspuppert. Greece.
PRISMA. International Dance Festival. Panama.
Take Part in Art Festival. Malego Widza Theater. Poland.