BODY OF WORK

Maria's  work explores the body in all its ambiguity, its flesh, and complexity. 

CHOREOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

CORPOREAL CARTOGRAPHY

Concept: Maria Salgado & Diana Salazar

Choreography and performance: Maria Salgado

Composition and sound archive: Diana Salazar

As a PaR project, this piece looks at dance and interactive sound relationships. The research considered issues involving embodiment in electronic music, data mapping and sonification of human gesture, and uncovering expressive relationships in dance and sound. 

Performed at:  IDAF (2013),  Oxford University (2013), Dance Digital Festival (2015), Centre for Contemporary and Digital Performance, Brunel University (2015), 

Reviews: Future IntelligenceJoe Bennett

I AM WHERE I AM NOT

Choreography, concept and performance: Maria Salgado

Music: Pärt

'I am where I am not', interrogates the relationship between the perceiver and the perceived, subject/object, the visible and the invisible experienced as a dancer and the perception of these relationships in performance. The act of seeing reveals how visual and other perceptual experiences are performed in an act of reversibility, in the chiasm (Merleau-Ponty, 1968). It is within this chiasmatic relationship-in the act of seeing, were the body conceals itself in an act of revealing what is other... 

Performed at: PATS (2007), Kings College London (2012).

BINNACLE NOTEBOOKS I & II

Choreography: Maria Salgado

Composer: Yann Tiersen 

Dancers: Ruth Vaquerizo (Scottish Ballet), Jonathan Barton (Ballet west) 

"Cuando el amor se acaba, no hay héroes y la tierra es habitada, por un amor propio descarnado" (Marisa Campo)

Performed at: Auditorio Palacio de Congresos Príncipe Felipe de Oviedo, Spain (2003), Conservatorio Jesus del Monasterio, Spain (2004), DanceBase, Scotland (2005). 

Work funded by:

YERMA

Choreography: Maria Salgado

Scenography: Julia Martin

Music: Kronos Quartet

Dancer: Maria Salgado

We all have some 'tierra yerma' (wasteland) inside us. Drawing from Lorca's play, this piece explores and imagines Yerma's mind in her journey from desire and hope towards 'barrenness', incompletion and deceit.  

Performed at: Dance Base (2005)

 

Work funded by: 

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PERFORMANCE (SELECTED)

LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

Choreography: Horst Müller (after Ashton)

Music: Ferdinand Hérold

ConductorEkhart Wycik

Cast: Maria Salgado (Lise), Adonis Daukajew (Colas), Calin Radulescu ( Alain), Stanislav Kramaric (Mutter Simone) and the Pfalztheater ensemble. 

Press review: Die Rheinpfalz Zeitung  

Photo credit: Bettina Stöß

 

THE WALL

Thüringer Staatsballett

Choreography: Mario Schroeder

Music: Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)

Cast: Frank Schilcher (Er), Silvana Schroeder (Freundin)  and The Thüringer Staatsballett ensemble

 

Photo credit: Bettina Stöß

GISELLE

Premiere: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

Choreography:  Marius Petipa after Corralli and Perrot

Music: Adolf Adam

Design: Reinhard Heinrich

ConductorEkhart Wycik

Cast: Maria Salgado (Giselle), Adonis Daukajew (Albrecht), Olga Anikejenko (Myrtha), Stanislav Kramaric (Hilarion),  and the Pfalztheater ensemble.

THE RITE OF SPRING

Thüringer Staatsballett

Choreography: Diettmar Seyffert

Music: Igor  Stravinsky

Conductor: Erhard Cotta

Cast: Silvana Schoeder (the chosen one) and the Thüringer Staatsballett ensemble

GEFÄHRLICHE LIEBSCHAFTEN

Premiere: Thüringer Staatsballett

Choreography: Peter Werner

Dramaturgy: Wolfgang Ranke

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Design: Martina Funger

Cast: Maria Salgado (Cécile von Volanges), Gaiane Akopian (Marquise von Merteuil), Gennadij Skorobogatow (Vicomte von Valmont), Gabriele Berlinghoff (Frau von Tourvel), Akop Akopian (Danceny) and the Thüringer Staatsballett ensemble

PUB

Premiere: Thüringer Staatsballett

Choreography: Nils Christe 

Music: Martinu

Cast: Maria Salgado, Tanja Berg, Cornelia Hildrenbrand, Daniela Greverath, Bernd Lanzke, Valentin Wassiljew,

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