The 27th edition of the festival has come to an end, which offered 96 proposals, with a positive result both in terms of audience numbers as well as occupancy rates. Temporada Alta has reaffirmed itself as one of the great exhibitors of the performing arts world both at home and abroad. For years we have been committed to attracting renowned international names (this year we had 20 proposals from directors such as Thomas Ostermeier, Oskaras Korsunovas, Alain Platel, Jan Lauwers, Stefan Kaegi or Jan Fabre) along with some of our own renowned artists such as (Àlex Rigola, Agnès Mateus, Ivan Benet, Carlota Subirós, La Calòrica or Carol López) offering a large number of premiers (46) and acting as one of the most important production groups in Southern Europe with 28 co-produced performances in this edition, 18 of which are already guaranteed to tour in 2019.
Over the years, Temporada Alta has become the meeting point for benchmark international professionals. The Programmer Week welcomed 92 programmers from 12 countries.
As for audience numbers, this year 48,825 people attended the performances, a figure that represents a 94.4% occupancy rate, which in total represents 2,648 more spectators compared to 2017 and a 4% increase in occupancy. In total, 96 shows were presented and 228 performances took place, as the overwhelming demand for tickets led to 23 additional performances taking place, putting a total of 5,657 new tickets on sale. The total number of participants in Temporada Alta rose to 59,299 people if, to those attending the performances, assistants to complementary activities are added (3,552) and those who participated in the A Tempo project (6,206).
- Check the infographic with all the information on the closing evaluation
- Watch the summary video of the Festival