TOTI TORONELL presents BILELULA
⇨ Saturday 16th July
⇨ 50 minutes
If a peanut falls into a pool, does it stop being a nut? Pharmacists, are they going full throttle?
One day, when Jordi (that’s his real name) came home, he told his father that he wanted to be a clown. His father told him that when he got off from work, he could do whatever he wanted. And that’s what he did: get out of work. Since then, he has been a carrier, carrying sets from here to there and when he finishes, he acts as a clown.
Bilelula is the modern adaptation of Libèlul·la, a show that was performed inside a tent for 50 people. How we are going to see it is not very important. Toti shows us an emotion, a sound, a way of understanding life. And if a small laugh escapes from the corner of the mouth, at that precise moment… Bilelula takes all its meaning.
A tribute to the figure of Alexander Calder who, without his knowing it, has inspired part of this show.
In 1992 Toti Toronell took a circus course with Pep Mora, which was the trigger for everything that came later.
He trained in a self-taught way, always extracting learning and knowledge from his encounters with: Avner (The Excentric), Jango Edwards, Leo Bassi, Las Bubb, Comediants, Toni Albà, Dimitri Bogatirev (Aga-Boom) among others but, above all, of his audacity when trying and investigating.
From its founding in 1995 to 2006 he directed and performed with Cop de Clown with whom he learned to believe that anything was possible. In 2006 he created Laitrum Teatro to investigate and delve into new ways of teaching theatre and, at the same time, he began working with Toti Toronell Company.
He also directs other companies, makes drawings, sculptures, some designs, builds sets, plays the accordion and ukulele a little, gives a class, invents, writes, imagines, and when he least expects it, he makes a mistake… and starts all over again.
Idea: Toti Toronell & Alexander Calder
Director Toti Toronell
Performer: Toti Toronell
Lightning Design: Toti Toronell
Scenography: Toti Toronell
Automata: Toti Toronell
Choreography: Paula Toronell
Tickets for FRESCA! are now available at taquilla.ivc.gva.es and in the Teatre Arniches box office. This year, we’ve also created a bonus ticket REFRESC, so you can see three shows for 45€. More information can be found at taquilla.ivc.gva.es
ADVANCE TICKET SALES FROM THE TEATRE ARNICHES BOX OFFICE
Avda. de Aguilera, 1. 03007 Alicante.
Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 14.00.
Thursday in May & June from 17.30 to 20.00.
On the 4th and 11th of July, the box office opens from 10:00 to 14:00.
ON THE DAY TICKET SALES FROM THE PLAZA DE TOROS BOX OFFICE
Plaza de España, 7 – 8, 03012, Alicante.
From 7th to 17th of July tickets are available two hours before showtime.