Thursday 03Jun21
1 Shows
03 Jun
10 min.
Santa Cruz
Centro de Arte La Recova
Dance/Santa Cruz
 2 €

The FAM 2021 edition (Art of Movement Festival) will take place from the 3rd to the 6th of June with 24 shows in five different venues: Auditorio de Tenerife, Espacio La Granja, Paraninfo de la ULL, Teatro Guimerá and the scenic venue Centro de Arte La Recova.


The FAM 2021 edition (Arts of Movement Festival) presents Ruffle, a choreography by Carlos Pons Guerra inspired by cockfighting and Greco-Latin wrestling. This bittersweet duo explores emotional aggression in homosexual relationships and the moments when our bedrooms become battle arenas. Ruffle was choreographed in 2015 for Rambert, the UK's national dance company, and has toured internationally.


"A curious fact about cockfighting is that a fight only ends when one of the cocks is mortally wounded. This is very similar to the gladiator combats of Ancient Rome. One would enter the arena to fight to the death, knowing that one of the warriors would eventually die (morituri te salutant). This struck me as morbidly poetic, symbolic of our love affairs. These notions of struggle are what inspired Ruffle: when our dormitories become cockpits, but only one of us makes it out alive.”


Carlos Pons Guerra

Artistic datasheet

Choreography: Carlos Pons Guerra

With: Daniel Morales and Javier Arozena

Music: Caetano Veloso, Fred Buscaglione and Los Panchos

Costume: Ryan Dawson Laight

Timetable and tickets

Tickets are on sale HERE.

Access is only allowed to children over five years of age.

The purchase of a ticket also entails UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE by the user of the measures implemented by the Auditorio de Tenerife to combat the spread of COVID-19, such as the correct use of masks and the attendance at the event only with people you live with. The measures can be checked during the purchase process.

Santa Cruz
Centro de Arte La Recova
Dance/Santa Cruz
2 €
Thu 03Jun21

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