PRISMA - International Contemporary Dance Festival of Panama 2017

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Date: 7 to 15 October 2017
Time: Depends on the function
Location: City of Knowledge Athenaeum
More information: / / +507 6601-0233 (Janelle Sibauste)

Under the direction of Ximena Eleta de Sierra and Analida Galindo, both renowned dancers and managers of contemporary Panamanian dance, the PRISMA DANZA Foundation will held, from 7 to 15 of October 2017, the sixth edition of PRISMA - International Contemporary Dance Festival Panama.

The festival will have as main venues the Anita Villalaz Theater, the City of Knowledge Athenaeum and the Anayansi Theater, also covering several alternative spaces such as the BioMuseo, XIELO, the National Institute and the Panama Metro

For the sixth edition, we have the support of Panama Tourism Authority (ATP), National Institute of Culture (INAC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MEDUCA, Panama City Hall, Panama Pacifico, Banco General, PSA Panama, MiBus, City of Knowledge, Cultural Center of Spain, Medcom RSE, La Prensa and Fondo Iberescena, among others.

This year we will have the participation of the following companies and international choreographers, selected from our open call that received more than 500 proposals: KM 29 (Argentina), ROSER LÓPEZ (Spain), CIE MYRIAM SOULANGES (Guadeloupe), RAYMOND LIEW PIN (Germany / Malaysia), COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES (Germany), LOS INNATO / CIA GRAMO DANSE (Costa Rica / Panama), RACHEL ERDOS (Israel), NUNZIO IMPELLIZZERI (Switzerland), KOR’SIA (Spain), HURyCAN (Spain), DAPHENY CHEN (Singapore) and B-DANCE (Taiwan).

As special guests in this sixth edition we have: OMAR CARRUM / CIBELE MAIA (Mexico / Brazil), DA.TE DANZA (Spain) and KIBBUTZ CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY (Israel)

Tickets are now on sale at Panatickets, with special pre-sale prices of $ 20 for the City of Knowledge Athenaeum, Teatro Anita Villalaz and XIELO; $ 35 for the Anayansi Theater until October 1st. In addition, tickets will be on sale at the box office of each theater at $ 25 and $ 40, respectively. To purchase tickets, you can go to

Functions that will be held at the City of Knowledge Athenaeum will be:

Monday, October 9 - 8:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 11 - 8:00 p.m.

DAPHENY CHEN (SINGAPORE) | "A box full of this"

Friday, October 13 - 8:00 p.m.

KORSIA (SPAIN) | "Cul de Sac"