Two dance shows of Canarian authorship are among the selected candidates, in the first phase, at the XXIII Max Awards for the Performing Arts. This is the dancer and choreographer Daniel Abreu, National Dance Award in 2014, with the Abyssal project, for which he opts along with 19 others, to the categories of best dance show, and best choreography. Some categories in which the choreographer and dancer Paula Quintana with Las alegrías also appears.
Abreu already knows the fate of the Max Awards, since in the 2018 edition he saw his work in La nakedness with three awards: best male performer, best dance show and best choreography.
In this first phase of the Max, 159 shows of the 386 registered have been selected to participate as candidates, as resolved by the three territorial juries (Madrid, Catalonia and autonomous communities) designated by the Organizing Committee.
After this selection phase, a court formed by the three presidents of the territorial juries, four personalities of the Performing Arts and a member of the Organizing Committee, will be in charge of deciding the finalists of the 19 categories that compete for the XXIII edition of the Max Awards for the Performing Arts. The awards ceremony of the Max Awards will be held on June 29. This is the first time that the ceremony of the Max Awards, awards of itinerant character, arrives in Malaga, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the Cervantes Theater, symbol of the theater culture of the Malaga capital.
In dance, the two Canarian shows have as competitors, in the best show modality, the companies Flamenco Nomad, Kukai Danza, Leonor Leal, Eduardo Guerrero, or Cienfuegos Danza.
As for proposals from the other categories that have passed this first cut in the Max, highlight the score of nominations with options for better show. Among them, Disdain with the disdain of National Classical Theater Company; Victim’s Mirror, from the National Dramatic Center; · Jauría, of Kamikaze Producciones; The things that I know are true, from October Productions; King Lear, from Atalaya Teatro TNT; Ricardo III, of Productions To Do; Romeo and Juliet, from the Classical Theater of Seville; o Shock (The Condor and the Cougar) of the National Dramatic Center.