Umma Umma Dance is an emerging company directed by Guido Sarli. Since its foundation (Barcelona, 2010) the company has been invited to several international dance festivals. The repertoire includes pieces like: Barking Beauty (2010), Rough Tale (2010), Bad Dog No Cookie (2011), Nini-Funi (2011) awarded with different prizes.
In 2012 create “Loser Kings” a piece that was born from the collaboration with Manuel Rodriguez, which has received two grants of creation and has been selected for the European circuit Aerowaves, Dance Across Europe 2013. The piece has been premiered on October 20th in the Festival Escena Poblenou 2012 and has also been presented in November in the Salmon Festival at the Mercat de les Flors.
The short version of “Loser Kings” entitled “Fifth Corner” was awarded first prize at the International Competition of Choreography Burgos New York 2012, the special mention of the jury for the choreography and performers at the International Festival of Contemporary Dance of Canary 17 Masadanza. Also awarded: first prize, critics award, young jury prize, Conservatory of Dance Maria Avila of Madrid award, co-production award with Auditorium of Tenerife at the Madrid Choreography Competition 2012. This year has been awarded with the second prize at Copenhagen International Choreography Competition 2013. Umma Umma Dance has received several choreographic residencies in creation centers as Graner, L’Estruch, Centre Civic Barceloneta, Centre Civic Can Felipa, Centre Cultural La Bobila, Centro Coreografico La Gomera, among others.
Project: Loser Kings
More info: http://ummaummadance.com/