71BODIES is a transgender inclusive dance and performance company based in Bergen, Norway. The company was created by Daniel Mariblanca at the beginning of his gender transition out of an urgency to both understand and document the complexities that lie within the transgender identity.
In 2018, the company premiered the multidisciplinary production 71BODIES 1DANCE, which was inspired by seventy one transgender people and their stories. The company has since received local, national and international support and visibility, and is currently working on the productions In First Person, NORMAL. and
A TRUE STORY.
71BODIES emphasizes diverse narratives by including essential perspectives communicated through film, photography and documentary style videography incorporated in its dance and performance productions.
A True Story
A TRUE STORY is an art production that focuses on transgender childhood, transgender parenthood and family relationships. The project is inspired, based and performed by transgender kids, teenagers and adults along with their selected family members.
A TRUE STORY has been performed nationally and internationally. To complete the 2023 tour, it will be performed at Dansens Hus in Oslo with two performances each day from 07-10SEP.