IDEAS, NOT THEORIES
by Reynaliz Herrera
REYNALIZ HERRERA: Director/Composer/Script
OFFERING THE FOLLOWING AVAILABLE SHOWS:
IDEAS, NOT THEORIES
("IDEAS, NOT THEORIES- Full staged show")
45 min- 1 hour
"IDEAS, NOT THEORIES- Full Staged Show" is a theatrical percussion show created by Reynaliz Herrera. The performance features original music (written by Reynaliz) which explores the use of unconventional instruments such as: bicycles, tap and body percussion, water, brushes, as well as traditional percussion instruments such as marimbas and drums. All of the musical works are linked together through a story line, physical comedy and original characters, making the complete performance a unique, quirky and creative artistic experience."
"IDEAS, NOT THEORIES- Bicycle Beats"
(A solo percussion piece for bicycle)
BICYCLE BEATS, is a 10-12 min performance of a solo percussion piece written for bicycle. Composed and performed by Reynaliz Herrera, the mini performance features different sections of music, each of them inspired by world rhythms such as Afro-cuban and brazilian, and some composition techinques such as polyrhythms. The piece is a through-composed work. Some theatrical elements are also featured.
*If you have any questions about booking any of our shows, would like to see the full video of "Ideas, Not theories", or want to know further information such as: Fees, Technical requriments etc. Please contact Reynaliz:
"IDEAS, NOT THEORIES- Educational & Interactive Show"
45 min - 1.10 hour
The Educational & Interactive Show, features the "Ideas, Not Theories- Full Staged Show" adapted for young and family audiences. You will hear the same original music and plot than the full staged show but with activities involving audience participation and an educational narrative teaching children about the different unconventional instruments featured in the show.
"IDEAS, NOT THEORIES- Bicycle Rock Band"
Ideas, Not Theories Bicycle Rock Band features rock music classic tunes arranged for 3 bicycles and an electric guitar, thus taking the rock band to a new level by challenging its instrumentation. Expect to hear classic tunes from the 60's, 80's and 90's as well as original songs, all of them using bicycles as musical instruments.
"IDEAS, NOT THEORIES - Bicycle Orchestra"
"Ideas, Not Theories & its Bicycle Orchestra" by Reynaliz Herrera presents a larger scale adaptation of the original bicycle music featured in Reynaliz's theatrical percussion show "Ideas, Not Theories". The performance features 8 percussionists drumming on 6 bicycles used as musical instruments, the music is linked together through interactive physical theatre, comedy and original characters making the performance a unique, quirky and creative experience. Recently featured at ILLUMINUS 2017 (Boston) and The Internationl Festival of Arts & Ideas 2019 (New Haven, CT).