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LIFE

Born in Buenos Aires in 1972.

Singer, composer, dancer, poet.

Marina speaks spanish, french, english, portuguese and italian.
When she’s 8, she makes her first public performance playing classical tangos at the legendary Café Tortoni in Buenos Aires.

She studies at the National Conservatory of Buenos Aires and she has her first theatrical training with Pompeyo Audibert and Agustin Alezzo. She learns singing, dancing, art history and poetry at the General San Martin theater. Her first creation is Intimate Words, Argentine, in 1997.

In 2001, she completes her training at the London College of Arts.

WORKS

2017

  • Actually Marina Cedro works in her new creation Buenos Aires 72 . Residence at the Centquatre- 104 from 16th to 29th October.
  • Festival Tango Paris Banlieues, France
  • Festival Tangoumois, Angoulême, France.
  • Release EP – Buenos Aires 72
  • Festival Paris Musique, France.
  • Performance Bleu comme une orange, with the argentinepainter Ricardo Mosner Maison de l’Argentine, Paris.

 

2016

  • Festival International Poésie de Algarve, Portugal.
  • Festival Tangoumois, Angoulême, France
  • Festival Misterio Tango, Tour
  • Performance Les Désordres d’ Eros  with the argentin painter Ricardo Mosner, Luc Berthier Gallery, Paris.

2015

  • She founds TANGO 33®, a company for the diffusion of tango,  with Gérard Lo Monaco 
  • Artistic residence at the National Center of Dance, CND, Paris
  • Tour in the luxurious Hotels in Saint-Tropez and Paris.

2014

  • Publishing of the poetry collectio Amo Ora, Sigis Mundus, Italie
  • Tour in China, Shanghai Marina Cedro Tango organized by the Argentin Embassy in China.
  • She records and interprets a musical composition of Philippe Cohen Solal for the movie “Tu veux ou tu veux pas” of Tonie Marshall
  • Release of her new album : CRONICAS
  • New project Tango 1972, a tango show-concert, is presented at the KurosakiHibishing Hall Theater in Japan.

2013

  • Tour in Shanghai trio. She plays at the Shangai Croissement Festival, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, SHOAC, I Love my Waterfront Festival and the Grand Mercure Shangai Honqiao.
  • Tour in Spain: San Sebastian, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Salamance, Bilbao
  • Tour in Germany: Berlin, Leipzig, Erfurt

2012

  • Classic au Port Festival,  La Rochelle, France
  •  Festival International de Danse, Biarritz. She works with the Yann Lheureux’s Company in the play Manifestement
  • Concerts at the Jamel Comedy Club, Studio de l’Ermitage, Les Trois Baudets, Le China, La Maison de l’Argentine, Argentina Embassy, Paris.

2011

  • Third chapter of  Amor A Dos Tango Trilogy featuring choreographer and dancer Toufik Oudrhiri Idrissi. Espace Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle.
  • She plays El Canto Vivo, from Federico Garcia Lorca’s work at the Théâtre de Pont in Bordeaux, France
  • Festival International de Danse Montpellier. She works with the Yann Lheureux’s Company in the play Manifestement.

2010

  • Marina participates to the International Poetry Festival Voix Vives (‘Bright voices’) in Sète, France, and to the International Poetry Festival of Algarve, in Portugal
  • Théâtre National de Narbonne, Toulouse et Aix en Provence. She works with the Yann Lheureux’s Company in the play Manifestement.

2009

  • Publishing of the poetry collection Amo Agora, 4 Aguas,  Portugal
  • Second chapter of Amor A Dos Tango Trilogy with dancer and choreographer Yann Lheureux. Chapelle Fromentin, La Rochelle
  • Tour in Portugal: Lisbona, Algarve, Porto
  • Festival Auteur-Compositeur, Ars en Ré, France
  • She works with the Yann Lheureux’s Company in the play Manifestement. Creation.

2008

  • Foundation of La Maga Company in La Rochelle, France in order to produce and develop her original creations;
  • Recording of Marina Cedro TANGO, music album
  • Creation of the performance Amor a Dos (‘Love for two’), first chapter of the tango trilogy under the same name. First chapter in solo featuring Françoise Bachelard at the production. Théâtre de l’Utopie, La Rochelle.
  • She works with the Yann Lheureux’s Company in the play Manifestement. Creation.
  • Théâtre de Poche, Belgium

2007

  • Recording of Itinerario, music album
  • Tour in Argentina: Buenos Aires, Trelew, Puerto Madrin
  • Tour in Spain: Bilbao, San Sebastian, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Ibiza
  • Tour in Germany: Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden, Erfurt, Magdeburg

2006

  • Tour in Spain with the music association Artistas en Ruta with the duo Poetango.
  • International Tango Festival Granada, Spain
  • Festival Printemps du Poètes à la Rochelle, France. She plays in Ambivalencia, the life of an Argentinian poet Alejandra Pizarnik, directed by Michel Grateau
  • International Poetry Festival, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • Festival Tango Leipzig, Germany

2005

  • Marina participates to the Festival Printemps du Poètes à la Rochelle, France, performing Au-delà de toute zone interdite (Beyond any forbidden areas) plays from argentinian poet Alejandra Pizarnik, directed by Michel Grateau
  • Festival Tango Leipzig, Germany
  • International Theater Festival, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • International Tango Festival Lisboa, Portugal

2004 

  • Recording of Milonga de intimidad (Milonga of intimacy), music album
  • Foundation of  the TangOpera Company in Leipzig, Germany. Performances: Metamorphosis, Buenos Aires Hora Cero, Tango Pour Claude. 
  • Festival Tango Leipzig, Germany

2003

  • Recording of Tango y Poesia, music album
  • Creation of El Ciclo de las Palabras (‘The cycle of words’), open poetry reading space in Spain, Portugal and France
  • Festival Tango Leipzig, Germany
  • Creation of the performance Palabras intimas (Intimate words), Spain

2002

  • Marina Cedro starts the artistic duo Poetango with jazz guitarist Ricardo Urrutia. They tours Europe and Latin America with fusioning jazz, poetry and tango
  • Recording of Tango Dos en Uno, first music album

1997

  • Marina Cedro creates and presents the performance Intimate words, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

INSIGHTS

Her unique and very personal tango-inspired universe is the result of her many travels, cultural encounters and exploration of artistic domains . Her work and artistic research has been strongly influenced by her encounters with musicians, dancers and poets from around the world, who also inspired her view on music, dance and poetry :  Gustavo Beytelmann, Juan Carlos Caceres, Nestor Marconi, Philippe Cohen Solal, Julyen Hamilton, Susana Zimmermann, Concha Garcia, Anna Becciu, Casimiro De Brito.

In 2011 she meets Gérard Lo Monaco, designer, illustrator, pop-up books creator and art director for albums Mañana. He’s now responsible with Marina’s graphic design and visual communication. She writes the musical theme of his pop-up book, publishers Paris Musée Hélium, Gallimard, Thames & Hudson…

In 2015 both argentins artists, create de compagnie Tango 33, to develop music, dance, theater, art-work and pop-up books.

She currently works on her new piece Buenos Aires 72 link a musical play inspired by the tango universe.

DISCOGRAPHY

Buenos Aires 72 (2017) Crónicas (2014). Marina Cedro TANGO (2009). Itinerario (2007). Milonga de intimidad (2004) Tango Poesía (2003). Tango Dos en Uno (2002)

PLAYS

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Buenos Aires 72 (2017)

Tango 1972, Marina Cedro, Japon (2014)

Amor A Dos, Tango Trilogie, France (2008-2011)

Palabras intimas, Espagne (2007)

TangOpera, Metamorphosis, Buenos Aires Hora Cero, Tango Pour Claude, Allemagne (2004-2007)

Intimate Words, Argentine (1997)

BOOKS

Amo Ora, Edition Segismundus , Italie (2014)

Amor Agora, Edition 4 Aguas, Portugal (2009)

Palabras desde la distancia, Edition Femmes du Monde de Bilbao, Espagne (2003)

Antologia poetica de poetas argentinos, Edition Cuatro Vientos, Argentine (2001)

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