“El Cruce” (The Crossing)


EL CRUCE is an original theatre piece that narrates a story about courage, the quest for alternatives, and identification with the other.


Simplicity and visual poetry using the 7 pieces of a tangram *


EL CRUCE tells the story of a crossroad that seems to offer no way out until something crazy occurs bringing with it expectation and fear, hope, and bravery.  This piece of gestural theatre play that provides emotional, irreverent and unusual landscapes.


*What is Tangram: According to legend, the servant of a Chinese emperor was carrying a ceramic tile when he tripped and it broke into 7 pieces. In his attempt to put it back together he discovered numerous figures a thus created what the most popular Chinese puzzle

Company A2manos


Paco Hernández is from the Canary Islands, currently living in Barcelona.   A multidisciplinary artist, he founded the company Itinerània, and has participated in street arts festivals all over Europe, Asia and America since 2007. He is a regular contributor to Katakrak.

A2manos is his most personal project and has allowed him to explore the different dramatic possibilities of some of his great passions: tangram, theatre and music.   He is joined by Keily Valladares and Ofelia Diaz-Bethencourt, who offer artistic direction, Juan de Diego with the live music, and Silvia and Peppe Cannata in production.

Technical specifications


Technical requirements: 
An electrical outlet 
Preferably dark and calm ambience 
Performance space:
Opening: 2m Depth: 2m 
Indoors or Outdoors 
Set up         Take down
1h30min        30min 
1 actor and 1 technician 
Dressing Rooms:
Water source, access to a toilet, mirror, chairs, mineral water. Access to a quiet room one hour before the performance is required.



Creation and interpretation: Paco Hernández Falcón

Direction: Ofelia Díaz Bethencourt and Keily Valladares

Music off: Juan de Diego / Brenda Boykin




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