Direction and choreography Alicia Soto
La Petite Voiture 2.0 is a traveling technology and dance performance that breaks the fourth wall to constantly interact with the public. A performance in which spectators must follow specific instructions to be able to enjoy both the video creation captured in the 4 windows of the stroller, and the live interpretation of the choreographies of the Countess and the driver/gentleman.
La Petite Voiture 2.0 is a new production of the company's successful and groundbreaking 2011 Alicia Soto-Hojarasca piece La Petite Voiture. The Comtesse. Performed by Julian Gómez Pabón and Paloma Calderón, it presents a deep criticism of patriarchy and the stigmatization of women through aspects such as money, glamor and beauty.
La Petite Voiture 2.0 introduces us to the Countess and the Gentleman. The second represents glamour, the superficial world that we all love and desire at some point.
The Countess lives hooked on him and what it means to be trapped and try to escape every day to free herself from her bonds. However, it is not easy to break the chains when the brightness of everything around you blinds you.
The myth of Sisyphus serves as inspiration to show a society in which everything repeats itself in a continuous and exasperating way. Furthermore, the show raises different questions: what is the price of money really? How are we socially conditioned? Do we all hide a little voyeur inside? as well as, a reflection on love, confinement, claustrophobia, social ties or the idea of God.
Finally, the stroller is another character in this story, representing the Countess's inner world that we can discover through her windows and, on the other hand, being her prison and her attachment to the Gentleman's world.
Artistic direction, dramaturgy, choreography and video creation: Alicia Soto
Dancers: Itzel Vela (cover: Renata Edison) and Julián Gómez Pabón
Music: Music collage
Costume Design: Elisa Sanz
Costume production: Julia Acebes and María Calderón
Set design and construction: Bruno Rossi
Construction support: César Fuentes Bronchut
Assembly workshop: Paco Serrada
Photographer: Luis Antonio Barajas
Communication and graphic design: Lemon Press and Base Cero
Production: Marta Besteiro
Video creation director: Manuel Rodríguez Arnanz
Performer: Raúl Gallo de la Viuda
Extras: Puri Recio, Soraya Suárez, Amira Vaquero Alonso and Mª Carmen Morales
Format: Small and medium.
Aimed at young and adult public.
Duration: 20 minutes.
Option to make two daily passes.
Cast: 1 b-boy + 1 dancer + 1 technician
Scenography: a micro car 1.90 m long x 1.36 m high x 1.20 m wide. The crystals are fullHD LED monitors
A production by Alicia Soto-Hojarasca. With the collaboration of the City Council of Serrada. Company subsidized by INAEM.
The internationally renowned dance company Alicia Soto-Hojarasca resumed for this production in 2022 its close collaboration with the Valladolid town of Serrada, after having been a resident company from 2005 to 2013. During that period, 9 of the most emblematic shows of his trajectory.
With the support and complicity of the Serrada City Council a renewed production of La petite Voiture was launched. La Comtesse, a show that was born in Serrada in 2011. As on that occasion, La Petite Voiture 2.0 has included many residents and businesses in Serrada, both in the artistic and technical and production aspects. The transformation that was made with the car that is the protagonist of the piece, an antique from the 50s, into an ecological vehicle with screens for projections in the different windows was carried out by Talleres Paco in 2011, and now the same establishment has been charge of its set-up. In addition, three women from the town have been included in the recordings of the video creation that accompanies the show.
So far there are no new sessions planned