Sintonía presents Tattooed, an experimental flamenco dance performance about survivors’ strength and resilience.



Presidio Theatre

99 Moraga Ave, San Francisco


Friday, October 4 @ 8pm

Saturday, October 5 @ 8pm


$35-50 / Student Discount $25

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Tattooed is an experimental flamenco dance performance that gives voice to survivors marked by abuse. Consisting of a series of theatrical vignettes that utilizes each dancer and musician as a player in the narrative, this show illustrates stories that have scared, yet shaped their lives. Ultimately, Tattooed is a proclamation of strength, resilience, and seeks to challenge people's perspectives on flamenco and survivors.

Internationally acclaimed flamenco artist José Maldonado joins Tattooed as stage director and collaborator for this project. A rising star and innovator in flamenco’s theatrical scene, Maldonado has worked for the world’s leading flamenco artists and just won the “Artistic Revelation” award at the 2019 Festival de Jerez. Also part of the artistic team is Grammy nominated composer and multi-instrumentalist, Gonzalo Grau, who is creating original compositions for this production, and Emmy Award winning guest artist, Yaelisa. Tattooed will also feature some of Spain’s premiere flamenco artists, including percussionist, David Chupete, violinist, Ernesto Briceño and singer, Matías López “El Mati,” who is recent winner of one of Spain’s most prestigious flamenco awards, “La Lámpara Minera 2019.”

Cast & Credits:

Ideation and Creative Conception: Fanny Ara and Marina Elana

Director of Operations/Development: Marina Elana

Artistic Direction: Fanny Ara

Stage Direction: José Maldonado

Musical Direction: Gonzalo Grau

Guest Artist: Yaelisa

Dancers: Fanny Ara, Marina Elana, Yaelisa

Piano & Keyboards: Gonzalo Grau

Singer: Matías López “El Mati”

Violin & Keyboards: Ernesto Briceño

Percussion: David Chupete

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