La Querida Company
“La Querida” Company was established based on the efforts of Antonia Gonzalez and Amanda Wilson, who have enjoyed different career paths and artistic experiences. They took the decision to work together with a view to creating a creative core that projects the diversity and richness of their artistic proposals. The idea also involved creating an easy-to-move set that facilitates accessibility to different audiences and spaces.
Artistically, they are unified by the idea of a generous circus, simple in language but deep in content, to create an artistic expression that can be enjoyed by children and adults worldwide.
With the support of the Ministry of Culture of Norway, is created, its first show "Upa Chalupa" premiered in Barcelona 2014. This show has been presented at the festival of magic, Burgos "The Igloo Magic" and now participates in the Norwegian school theater circuit, from 2015 to the present.
The company has participated in Circus Fest 2016 festival of Puerto Rico, with Upa Chalupa show and circus numbers (Antipodismo, Cyr Wheel and air Strings) during a tour around the country.
La Querida Company has been present with their circus numbers at different stages and cabarets in Germany ("Mignon Inselcircus Sylt") Spain (Fira de La Bisbal of Emporda, Ple of Riure "Masnou), France (Banyuls-sur-Mer) , and others.
We also offer the possibility of giving workshops for children and adults, as an outreach activity and initiation to the circus in some of his techniques, whether juggling, acrobatics and aerial fabrics.
We propose a playful pedagogy area where students learn different circus techniques through games and activities led by specialized instructors.
Amanda began in the world of performing arts and body language from a very early age in her hometown, Santiago de Chile, where she studied contemporary dance and music. In this search for art and media, Amanda began her professional studies at the Circus of the World Chile (2003-2007), supplement her education with specializations in the National Circus School of Canada and Prof. Block Fill in Frances. Amanda is specialist in, aerial techniques (rope and cloth) and Cyr wheel. Amanda has developed her career in productions part circus, theater and dance in Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Spain and South Africa. She had performed at festivals and venues like the Polo Circus in Bueno Aires, Classical Theatre Festival of Mérida (Spain), Inter-nations Festival of Caracas, Circus PRICE
(Spain), and many more.
Antonia begins her career through the circus and theater. She starts a training in circus, theater and dance, in the Pirouette Hall (Sala Pirueta) in Malaga (2002-2003) and parallel to this is part two theater groups; a collective creation and a Commedia dell'Arte. After she continuing her circus training in Rogelio Rivel Circus School, Barcelona.
Antonia moved to Granada where she learned the acrobatic technique works. And it is in this city where she enters in the world of Flamenco as a "singer" (cantaora) by training with Antonio Gomez "Colorao". Her curiosity for little known technical views delves into the world of magic and illusion, focusing on the art of quick costume change, assisted by the magician Maximilian Stia.
From 2013 Antonia begins to training antipodismo or juggling with the feet. Antonia founded with Damian Massi, The Troupe of the Camaleon Company, with which toured France and Spain.
In 2013 creates a performance of quick costume change, with which she has toured Europe and Peru .. She was part of the Italian company "La Grassa Crapa" touring Italy.