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Fernán Cardama is an actor theatre, director and theatre pedagogue. His company have been born in Alcala the Real, Jaén, (Spain) in 2003. It explores different forms of expression from the relation between the performance, the puppets and the theatre of objects.

Also, Fernán Cardama is the international consultant in organizing of the International Puppet Festival in Brazil “SESI Bonecos” and in the International Puppet Festival, “Titerías” of Mexico, and he was the director of the annual Meeting of Puppets for Adults of Alcala la Real, “Titereal” (first international puppet festival for adults in Spain) from the first edition in 1999 until the last one in 2010.

 

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The spectacles of the company are:

"Sopa de estrellas" “Stars Soup”

Last work of the company , released May 2015. Show. It’s an spectacle of objects, puppets and action for children and family audience. Tells the story of Blas, who is a working child, invisible, on the day of flooding of his city. Julio Petruchelli, the neighborhood who guards the square says: "The flood brought many bad things, but also some good. Flood day I won a friend; I met Blas.” Blas pushes a cart to collect cartons, with him goes his faithful friend, Chispa. Blas and Chispa are street , they have hard hair and brown eyes, like cardboard!

This work has been featured in:

• European Fair of theater for children, FETEN, Spain- 2016
• International Puppet Festival, Titerías, 2015. Mexico.
• International Puppet Fair in Seville. Spain- 2015


“Cuatro Alas. entre el cielo y el mar-” " Four Wings. Between sky and sea”

Released in February 2011. It’s an spectacle of objects, puppets and action for children and family audiences. It is the story of Four Wings, the fish that tried to fly, the hurdles that he has to overcome to do so and who helped him to fight for his desire.

This work has been presented (among other places) in:

• Feten 2012, European Fair Performing Arts for Children. Gijón-Spain-February 2012
• Performing Arts Festival Teatralia Of Children And Young. Madrid - Spain. March 2012
• Fair Southern Theater 2011. Palma del Rio, Cordoba. Spain.
• 9th International Festival of Titerías 2011, DF Mexico City, Mexico.

Also this show is part of and national circuits:

• National Network of Companies in Madrid, 2012.
• Abecedaria Circuit, Community of Andalusia, 2012.
• Andalusian Theatres Circuit, 2012.
• Circuit Performing Arts Provincial de Málaga 2012
• Theatre Circuit Provincial of the Province of Jaén 2012.


“El regalo” "The Gift"

Mini spectacle released in 2009, inspired by the story of Isabel Allende's "Gift for a girlfriend" directed to for children and family audiences Show of action, magic details and handling of plane figures with mechanisms.


“Historias de Media Suela” “Stories of half sole”:

That it is released in April of 2006. Spectacle counted with shoes where small stories follow one another and a version of Red Riding Hood, Caperucita. This is a spectacle of objects and performance for children and familiar audience.

• Award¬¬ 2013 HOLA Awards for Excellence in Theater. For Outstanding Solo Performance to Fernán Cardama, Historias de media suela (Histories of half sole) (presentation in Theatre SEA). Given by Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA). New York, June 2013.
• “Better spectacle of small format” in FETEN, European Fair of Theatre for Children, Feten 2007.
• Prize for Best Show, awarded by the Children's Jury at the International Puppet Festival “Three are too many– Two Not Enough” de Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2008.


“La vuelta la mundo en 80 días” “The turn around the World in 80 days”:

Released in January of 2004. It is an adaptation for a single actor of the Julio Verne’s novel, worked with the aesthetic one of the old toys. 

This work has obtained the prizes:

  • • “Better spectacle of small format” in FETEN, European Fair of Theatre for Children, Feten 2004.
  • • “Special Mention of the jury” in the Fair of Palma del Río, Cordoba, Spain, 2004, by “The intelligent and sensible proposal for familiar audience”.
  • • Award 2005-2006 Imagine "to the Best Show, awarded by the Centro Cultural de la Villa de Nerja, Spain.
  • • First Prize Regional Independent Theater Festival, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. October 2015.

“Llegó el cartero!!!” “The mailman Arrived!!!”

Released in November of 2001, is an adaptation of the story “Happened 2” of Eduardo Galeano (story of “the books of the hugs”).

This spectacle has obtained:

  • • Prize Company Revelation - Fair of theatre of Palm of River-Cordoba, Spain, year 2002.
  • • Prize to the Best interpretation and manipulation - Albaida’s Festival of Puppets, Valencia, year 2002.

In the international scope:  

  • • Prize to the Best Performance and Manipulation, Festival the International of Puppets of Plovdiv-Bulgaria, “Three are too many many- Two Not Enough”. September of 2003.
  • •  Special Mention “Better Spectacle” - Festival the International of Puppets of Plovdiv-Bulgaria-“Three are too many many- Two Not Enough”. Jury of Holland (Representing of the Stichting Oost-Europe Projecten, Dordrech) - September of 2003. 



“Hamlet, eres o te haces?” “Hamlet, you are or you become?”

Adaptation of the classic one of Shakespeare in key of clown directed to adolescents and familiar audience.

In 2004 Fernán Cardama receives the Award given by ADSUR Lugia. "Development Association Southern Highlands County (Jaén), “For the promotion of culture in the Region southern highlands of Jaén ".

With different works the company has participated in numerous national and international festivals, among them:

• Regional Festival of Independent Theatre. La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2015.
• Presentation on programming, Cultural Center Kirchner, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2015.
• International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Maceio. Brazil 2015.
• International Puppet Festival, Titerías, 2015. Mexico.
• Festival Internacional do Pantanal. 2015. Brazil.
• International Puppet Fair in Seville. Spain- 2015
• Abecedaria Tour, Andalucia, Spain. Year 2014
• SEA Society of the Educational Arts, Inc. SEA @ The Kabayitos Puppet Theatre & Children's Theater, New York (USA) only theater hall dedicated to Latino children's theater in the city and possibly in the United States. May 2013
• 10 International Festival language exchange. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. July 2012. • FETEN, European Fair of Theatre for Children, Feten 2012.
• First International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Recife. Brazil. 2011.
• International Puppet Festival, South South, 2011 edition.
• 9th International Festival Titerías 2011, DF Mexico City, Mexico.
• International Festival Titerías 2011, D.F. México City, México.
• I International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Brasilia. Brazil. December 2010.
• I International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Campo Grande. Brazil. December 2010.
• I International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Florianópolis. Brazil. 2010.
• 8 th International Festival language exchange. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. July 2010.
• I International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Porto Alegre. Brazil. 2010.
• I International Festival of Theatre of Objects. Manaus. Brazil. 2010.
• 13th Tehran International Puppet Festival. IRAN-July 2010.
• Meeting and International Workshop Puppet Matanzas. Cuba. 2010
• International Theatre Festival Objects. Porto Alegre. Brazil. 2010
• I International Theatre Festival Objects. Belo Horizonte. Brazil. Year 2009
• 7th International Puppet Festival, Titerías. México D.F. México. Year 2009
• Mireya Cueto Puppet Festival. Mexico. Year 2009
• Ishara International Puppet Festival, New Delhi, India. Año2008
• 13 International Contemporary Art Festival, León, Guanajuato, Mexico. Year 2008
• X Festival de Teatro Nuevo León. Monterrey, Mexico. Year 2008
• International Puppet Festival, "three Two are too many" Not Enough ", Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Year 2008
• International Puppet Festival, Titerías. Mexico City, Mexico. Year 2007
• International Festival of Theatre for Children, Bogota, Colombia. 2007.
• International Puppet Festival, South of the South, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Year 2007
• Presentation at the Library of Instituto Cervantes in Amman, Jordan. Year 2007
• International Festival of Children's Theatres, Subotica, Serbia. Year 2007
• International Puppet Festival, Titerías. Guanajuato, Mexico. 2006
• Boneco Theatre Festival Shopping Jardim do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 2005
• Festival Internacional de Teatro de Curitiba, Brazil. 2005
• Programming Teatro Trindade in Lisbon, Portugal. 2005
• International Winter Festival. La Plata. Argentina. 2005
• International Festival of Puppet Theatre Ryazan, Russia, 10th edition. 2005
• International Puppet Festival, "three Two are too many" Not Enough ", Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 2005
• National Theatre Guignol de La Habana, Cuba. 2005
• Season of Performing Arts in Matanza, Cuba. 2005
• Christmas Special Programming, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 2005
• International Puppet Festival, Titerías. Guanajuato, Mexico. 2004
• International Festival "Sitges" in Budapest, Hungary. 2004.
• International Puppet Festival, "three Two are too many" Not Enough ", Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 2003
• International Puppet Festival - Córdoba - Argentina. 2002
• International Arts Festival of Coahuila - Mexico. 2002
• International Festival of Puppet-Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2002

Other activities of the company are:

Dictation of workshops of clown, object theatre and specific factories related to the thematic one of the different works that take ahead.

Fernán Cardama have been found the company “Esfera Teatro” “Sphere Theatre” that settles in Alcala the Real, Jaén, Spain, (from 1996 to 2003).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

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