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Recording: 2024-03-09 , Acker Stadt Palast (Video © Bickmann & Kolde GbR)

Nia Torres, Melissa Molina, Cia. Nisham

U.T.C.H. (Una Tarde Comiendo Hormigas)

Acker Stadt Palast

Production Details / Press Releases

In U.T.C.H. (Una Tarde Comiendo Hormigas), a global pandemic forces people into domestic isolation; a return to work is impossible. Creating an increase in the cost of living and basic supplies. The priority now is survival, eating and paying debts.
This situation puts in check our 2 protagonists, a Colombian and a Spanish, who are trapped in a small apartment. With no exit date in sight, a series of situations will occur that will test their emotional and mental endurance, escaping from all logical reality/time space.

Nisham is a hybrid urban dance company formed by different groups of performers, directed by Nia Torres, with its own scenic language at the disposal of the projects that the company undertakes. It has toured the Catalan and national territory, in various autonomous communities such as Vila – Real, Madrid, Pamplona and Benicarló. In Barcelona, it has performed in the following venues and festivals: L’altre Festival, Festival Hop, Teatre Tantarantana, Centro Cultural Les Corts, Centro Cívico la Barceloneta, R.A.I, Pla Roig, Hop Sant Andreu and Auditori de Sant Martí among others, in 2020 and currently. It receives support for the creation of centers such as the Sant Martí Civic Center – Auditori de St. Martí, Barceloneta Civic Center, Fabra i Coats Creation Factories, Hop Bcn platform, l’Estruch de Sabadell, La Unió Santcugatenca, among others. In 2022 they cross the pond to tour Ecuador, in several fairs in Latin America, in festivals such as A Cielo Abierto, supported by IBERESCENA.


TFB Nr. 1863

Cast & Credits

Creation, choreography, performance: Nia Torres, Melissa Molina
Costume: Melissa Molina Cortés
Music: Tosca, Song „Suzuki“ from Album „Deeper Understanding“
Visuals: „The City of Ants“ (Documentary)
Recording: Olga Segura, Miguel Alvarez
Editing Olga: Segura
Production: Cia. Nisham

Support by Centro Cívico Bon Pastor – L’Estruch fàbriques de creació.

Acker Stadt Palast

Ackerstr. 169/170
10115 Berlin


Video Documentation

The video documentation is produced on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Social Cohesion. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):

University Library of the Berlin University of Arts
Mediathek für Tanz und Theater des Internationalen Theaterinstituts / Mime Centrum Berlin
Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT)

Nia Torres / Trailers and Video Documentations

Cia. Nisham / Trailers and Video Documentations

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