Christmas in Real Flamenco with bailaor Marco Flores

Marco Flores

I come deep is the name of the show with which Marco Flores go back to Real Flamenco and with which the Cádiz-born bailaor will fill every corner of the tablao with rhythm and tradition, showing, intimately and sincerely, the cultural and family legacy on which he has forged his art and that have always been present in his professional career.

The appointments with the Madrid public will take place on days 22 from December, to 19.00 hours, Y 23 from December, in double session, to 19.00 and to the 21.00 hours, and in them he will be accompanied by Quini, in cante, Y José Tomás Jiménez, to the guitar.

Born in Arcos de la Frontera, Marco Flores he began to dance from a very young age in a self-taught way, although it did not take long to train with teachers like Antonio Canales and Javier Latorre. To the 18 years he was already part of prestigious companies such as Rafaela Carrasco or Sara Baras, in addition to participating as a guest artist in those of Miguel Ángel Berna and Mercedes Ruiz.

Flores is an artist with an impressive track record: in 2007 obtains four prizes in the National Contest of Córdoba –Mario Maya Awards, Carmen Amaya, Antonio Gades and Dance Special-, in 2012 wins the Specialized Critics Award at the Festival de Jerez, in 2019 is awarded the Critical Eye Award for Dance and in 2020 is recognized with the Max Award for Best Dance Performer, among others. But its greatest value lies in the purity of its art, the defense of values, the incorporation of tradition to the new creation, the prodigious click of his feet…

In I come deep, the dancer wants to approach flamenco from the most naked way, more intimate, recreating in the essence, and for this he relies on the two elements that have always been present in his creative aspect, singing and playing, represented in these Real Flamenco evenings by Quini, tanned in the family of the Pastillas and owner of a compás and a purely gypsy interpretation, Y José Tomás Jiménez, recognized for the profoundly flamenco character of his guitar and his extraordinary skill in accompanying, that has taken him to important stages.

This fourth edition of REAL FLAMENCO has the 100% capacity and recovers its original format, like a tablao, in the Ballroom of the Royal Theater.

Photography © Juanlu Vela