Born in Paris, Béatrice Mille began her studies at the Raymond Franchetti Academy of Dance, followed by the Paris Opera Dance School under the direction of C. Bessy, and then at the Paris Regional Conservatory and the Rudra Béjart School, Address M.Gaspard.
As a dancer she has developed her career at the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, directed by: M. Béjart (1998/1999) where she dances “le Boléro”, “le Sacre du Printemps” and “Messe pour le temps présent”, as a choreographer and creator in Aterballeto (Fondazione Nazionale della Danza) direction: M. Bigonzetti and then C. Bozzolini and in the Ballet National De Marseille, direction F.Flamand Then E.Greco and PC.Scholten.
His choreographic creations include “Corpus Torquem” at the Fernand Léger Art Center in Porc de Bouc (2018), “Triple Axel” in collaboration with Michel Kelemenis (2013), “Il Corpo che Narra” with A. Boissonnet and V .Lungo in collaboration with the Fondazione Reggio Children L. Malaguzzi and the Fondazione Nazionale della Danza / Aterballetto (2004).
In 2017 she became an assistant to Mauro Bigonzetti, participating as an assistant choreographer in works by Mauro Bigonzatti such as “Madina” for the Teatro alla Scala, “Cantata”, pas de trois Serenata, for the Gala Nurejew, Wiener Staatsoper, “Rossini Cards ”For the Moravian-Silesian National Theater or” Ti Amo “O. Dubois, performance for 60 amateur dancers at MUCEM, Marseille.
Béatrice also dedicates her career to awareness and education programs at the Marseille National Ballet, where she developed pieces such as “Entrez dans la Danse” and the European project “Map to the Stars”, creating a collaborative digital tool together with the Marseille National Ballet , ICK (Amsterdam), Mercat de les Flors (Barcelona) and the Museo dei Bambini (Rome). In 2019 she obtained the Diploma of Dance Teacher.
He began his studies of music and piano and later those of classical dance. In 1997 she graduated from the English National Ballet School in London where she danced with the English National Ballet company. She signs her first professional contract in Paris with the Jeune Ballet de France where she spends a year dancing most of the two steps of the classical and contemporary repertoire. He then he is hired in the National Dance Company in Mexico as a Corifeo dancer.
He then returns to France to the contemporary Ballet du Nord company where he is hired as a Soloist dancer. He later signed with the Royal Ballet of Flanders. In 2003 he joined the Companhia Nacional de Bailado in Portugal where he dances as a Soloist under the direction of Mehmet Balkan. He highlights his great repertoire with choreographers such as Mehmet Balkan, John Cranko, Heinz Spoerli, Balanchine, Nacho Duato, Mauro Bigonzetti, J.Kylian and Hans Van Manen among others. He has danced in several international galas with dance stars such as Carlos Acosta, Jose Carlos Martínez, Agnes Letestu, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Daniil Simkin, among others.
In 2007 he decided to return to Spain to begin his teaching career as a teacher at the Municipal Professional Dance Conservatory of Riba-roja de Túria, of which he is currently a part, teaching the subjects of classical dance, repertoire, male technique, and choreographic workshop. Appointed that same year Head of the Department of Classical Dance and Head of the Classical Dance Choreographic Workshop He is also appointed Academic Secretary, in 2013. He also conducts numerous master classes as visiting professor in companies such as Ballet de la Generalitat Valenciana, Gerard Collins Company, Valencia Dancing Forward and Mediterranean Dance Company and as a guest choreographer. He has also won the First Prize in the Riba-roja de Túria International Dance Competition in the Neoclassical mode with the choreographies “Impetus” (2018), “Sentido y Estocada” (2013) and “Folía” (2010) Second Prize with “Glass” (2016) and “Epilogue” (2014).
Carlos López is currently Director of Repertoire of the American Ballet Theater. He started his professional career at the Victor Ullate Ballet in his native Spain, where he danced as a principal dancer for six years. His repertoire includes leading roles in Don Quixote, Giselle, Theme and Variations, Allegro Brillante, Paquita, Les Sylphides, and ballets by Maurice Bejart, Rudi Van Dantzig, and Hans Van Manen. With this company he toured Argentina, Belgium, Cuba, England, Germany, Italy, and the United States.
Lopez joined the American Ballet Theatre in 2001 and was promoted to soloist in 2003. He has worked with Natalia Makarova, Gelsey Kirkland, Twyla Tharp, Alexei Ratmansky, and William Forsyh. His repertoire with ABT included Lago in Othello, the Bronze Idol in La Bayadère, Mercitio and Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet, the Nutcracker-Prince in The Nutcracker, Birbanto in Le Corsaire, Puch in The Dream, Benno in Swan Lake, the Second Sailor. in Fancy Free, Alain in La Fille mal gardée, Eros in Sylvia, Pontevedrian’s principal dancer in The Merry Widow, the peasant pas de deux in Giselle, the Blurbird in The Sleeping Beauty, The Joker in Jeu de Cartes and roles in Offenbach in The Underworld, Amazen in Burning Dreams, The Green Table, Petite Mort, Sinfonietta, Dark Elegies, In the Upper Room, Gong, Company B, Seven Sonatas, Symphonic Variations, Glow Stop, Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison and workwithinwork.
In 1996, he won the Silver Medal at the Paris International Ballet Competition and in 2004 he was awarded the Les Etoiles de Ballet Prize 2000 at Cannes.
As a guest artist, Lopez has performed with the National Ballet of Georgia, National Ballet of Cuba, Inoue Ballet of Japan, Concert Ballet of Puerto Rico, and Lar Lubovitch Dan Company, among others. He has appeared at the Word Stars Gala in Budapest, the Miami International Ballet Festival, Stars of the 21st Century in Toronto, and the Havana International Ballet Festival.
Lopez is an ABT Certified Teacher in Kindergarten through Level 7 of the ABT National Training Curriculum. He joined the ABT Studio Company faculty in 2012 and was appointed Director of the Studio Company’s Repertoire in September 2014. During this time he participated in ABT’s Royal Ballet School Exhanges in London, the IBStage Summer Program in Barcelona and YoungArts in Miami
Lopez was appointed Repertory Director of the American Ballet Theater in August 2016. During this time, Lopez has taught classes at Harvard University, Boston Ballet, Saint Paul’s School, various ballet conservatories in Spain and is a current member of the YAGP jury.
Fernanda Torresi (Buenos Aires) began her training at age 7 in ballet, jazz dance and tap dance (tap dance). After studying for 10 years, she graduated from the Argentine Choreographic Institute. She graduated in contemporary dance from the General San Martín Theater (Buenos Aires), she expands her knowledge in music, choreographic composition and contemporary dance techniques.
She has participated with distinction in numerous musical theater productions and collaborated as a choreographic assistant to Alejandro Cervera, for the company Ballet Argentino de Julio Bocca in the play Cuerpos Cautivos.
In 2006 she moved to Spain, where she participated as a dancer in TV programs, as well as in shows such as the musical Quisiera Ser and the opera La Traviata, at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía. She has been a member of the jury at the 5th Gérard Collins Young Promises Meeting. Between 2007 and 2012, she was a dancer and choreographer for Sagitari Producciones Musicales Leyendas, Clásicos de Hollywood and others.
He has taught courses and workshops in various centers: Valencian Community Dance Professionals Association, María Carbonell Studio, Professional Dance Center, Show Dance Studio, 5th International Tap Dance Festival Tap On Barcelona 2012, intensive course Valencia Endanza 2013, 2014 , 2019. Musical theater training cycle teacher at Escuela Off Valencia.
She is the choreographer of the Family Music cycle at the Palau de la Música in Valencia: El Gato con Botas, Peter Pan, Cinderella, The Little Prince and the Wizard of Oz among others.
From 2006 to the present, she directs the Claqué Valencia school, promoting the development of musical jazz and tap dancing, giving and organizing workshops, courses and events with national and international teachers. She is the choreographer of the show Las Noches del Oceanográfic 2019 Valencia.
Pia Russo, former ballet teacher at the Ballet School of Teatro San Carlo of Naples, the oldest European ballet school founded by Salvatore Taglioni, and former School Principal at Tulsa Ballet Center of Dance Education from 2012 to 2016, worked as Guest Ballet Mistress for the most important Italian Companies, following a distinguished and unconventional career as Soloist Dancer and co-founder of one the most successful private company in Italy. Her experience as teacher has given her a special insight into the needs of young dancers, and her background of Italian artistry, Russian classical ballet, and contemporary American dance adds a unique flavour to her teaching.
Her career as dancer spans over twenty-four years, beginning in Reggio Emilia with teachers from the Bucharest Opera House, Maestro Gabriel Popescu and his ballet partner Valentina Massini Apostolescu, and ending ten years ago within the company she co-founded: Fabula Saltica Compagnia di Danza in Rovigo. She initially worked with the Così-Stefanescu Ballet Company performing in classical ballet repertory including Don Quixote, Coppelia, Raymonda among others. In 1986 she established the Fabula Saltica Company where she has also featured in works by Gheorghe Iancu, Robert North, Robert Cohan and many other masters. In 1996, after two years of teaching practice, she graduated in Ballet Pedagogy as Teacher of Classical-Academic Dance at Teatro alla Scala in Milan. Her thesis topic was “Space, time and dance: preadolescence, pedagogic considerations.” From 1996 to 2002, she directed Professional Dancers’ Workshops financed by Region of Veneto, overseeing the audition process, company repertoire, and teaching ballet technique. Some of her best students started their careers with Fabula Saltica and later joined some of the most important Italian companies: Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro alla Scala in Milan and Teatro dell’Opera in Rome.
Since 2003 she has been working as Guest Ballet Mistress at the Fondazione Arena di Verona, Balletto del Sud in Lecce, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Balletto di Roma, Teatro Massimo in Palermo and Balletto di Milano. In 2012 Tulsa Ballet Artistic Director Marcello Angelini offered her the TBCDE school Principal position for emplementing the entire school curriculum. in June 2016 she left Tulsa Ballet to be back to Europe.
From 2016 to 2017 she worked as “Profesora Especialista” at Fuescyl Escuela profesionale de danza de Castilla y Leon – Burgos.
July 2017 she is guest teacher at the summer intensive of University of Hartford
From September 2017 to June 2019 she is faculty teacher of the ballet school of Teatro San Carlo di Naples and in November 2017 she is guest teacher at the Ballets de Montecarlo. Pia Russo is ballet teacher at Valencia Endanza Summer Intensive 2018.
Head of Studies at the Professional Dance Conservatory of Valencia. Guest professor. President of Esencia dance. Artistic director of Valencia Endanza.
Pilar began her dance studies in the city of Valencia. After finishing his training at the Valencian High School of Dramatic Art and Dance, he moved to Oregon, USA, where he was part of the pre-professional dance company Oregon Coast Ballet Company for a year, where he had the opportunity to gain stage experience. and to complement their training. Upon returning to Valencia in 1995, and after continuing to train with Simon Mottram, Africa Hernández and Miroslav Fila, he became part of ART BALLET, together with whom he performed classical repertoire pieces together with choreographies by Memhet Balkan, Robert North and Africa Hernández. . In 1997 she obtained the first prize for classical dance in the Ribarroja del Turia National Dance Competition.
In 2000 she moved to Germany, to become a soloist with a group of the Dortmund Ballet company. She in this company she remains until August 2002, and during this period of time she performs pieces by Mei Hong Lin, Birgit Scherzer, Nils Christe and Sergei Vanaev.
In August 2002, she moved to the Netherlands to become a solo dancer in the Introdans company, where she remained until August 2007. During these years she worked with pieces by a multitude of choreographers, including Hans van Manen, Ed Wubbe, Patrick Delcroix, Nacho Duato, Nils Christe, Jorma Uotinen, Patrick de Bana, Didi Veldman, Conny Jansen, Gianfranco Paoluzzi, Ton Wiggers, Lindsay Kemp, Gisela Rocha, Lin Hwai-min, Lucinda Childs and Kurt Joos.
During her membership in Introdans, she has danced in many international Galas in theaters in Asia and South America, including the Gala in honor of Queen Beatriz of the Netherlands at the Colon Theater in Buenos Aires, the AZCO NOBEL Gala at the Teatro Bolshoi in Moscow, the Bangkok International Festival and the ARTEZ Gala in Holland.
In 2007 she obtained the equivalence of dance studies from her to a Bachelor’s degree in the specialty Interpretation for teaching purposes, granted by the Ministry of Education.
In 2007 she left the Netherlands to become a classical dance teacher at the Professional Dance Conservatory of Valencia, where she remains to this day. In turn, she teaches classes as a guest teacher in professional companies such as the Mainz Ballet in Germany and in schools in Italy (scuola La Palestra, Voghera), Holland (ARTEZ; Arnhem), Hong Kong (INTERNATIONAL SUMMER DANCE SCHOOL, 2007 and 2009) , and several in Spain:
– Master Class at the Ribarroja del Turia Dance Conference (2006)
– Choreographic workshop on Purcell Pieces, by Nils Christe, Benicasim (2008) – Initiation workshop to movement in the form of dance with students from
secondary school, Benicasim (2008)
– Choreographic workshop based on the choreography “Purcell Pieces” by Nils Christe. ENDANZA course 2009. Valencia
Parallel to his membership in the Professional Dance Conservatory of Valencia, he founded in 2009 together with Diego Brichese the ESENCIA DANZA Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting dance at all levels in the city of Valencia, mainly through Valencia Endanza. , an international course that acts as a platform for professional insertion for some of its participants.
As a continuous training, Pilar takes courses in classical dance methodology, among which the course carried out at the Vagánova School in Saint Petersburg and the seminars with the teacher Martin Puttke stand out.
Parallel to dance studies, Pilar has a Law Degree, she has an Official Master from the Polytechnic University of Valencia of Cultural Management of Performing Arts,
specialization in Dance and Theater. She has a Higher degree in English from the Official School of Languages of Valencia and a degree in Mitjà and Capacitació per l’ensenyament in Valencià.
Followed her ballet education at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp, Belgium. She worked with some wonderful teachers, among them: Boris Akimov, Christine Anthony, Marika Besobrasova, Panchita de Péri, Konstantin Chatilov, Nanette Glushak and choreographers e.g. Rudi van Dantzig, Hans van Manen, Toer van Schaijk, Jiri Kilian, Ashley Page.
She was awarded the Dancersfund-prize by Alexandra Radius for her outstanding performance of Aurora in Sir Peter Wrights “The Sleeping Beauty”1989 and danced all classical leading roles, Balanchine, Ashton- and Contemporary repertoire. After her dancing career at the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Antwerp and at the Dutch National Ballet, Amsterdam she attended the intensive Ballet Teachers Training Course in Budapest, Hungary and several summer-schools for teachers, such as at the National Balletschool Toronto, Canada, all “Bournonville in Biarritz” courses with Frank Andersen, Eva Kloborg, Thomas Lund and Dinna Bjorn.
She studied foot-reflexology and nutrition. In 2017 she completed the Progressing Ballet Technique ® Teachers Course and the Teachers Development Program “the Artist as Teacher” at the Royal Conservatory. She taught classical ballet and gave workshops at (inter)national schools in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and staged her first production of “Giselle-suite” 2015 for the Royal Conservatory, “Doornroosje-Divertissement” 2016 and “Ballet Blanc” in 2017.
She’s a permanent teacher at The Royal Conservatory the Hague, since 2001.
Born in Havana, Niurka de Saá began her studies at the National Ballet School of Cuba at the age of eight. She graduated as a dancer and teacher at the BNS School and later at the Instituto Superior de Arte de Cuba, and since then, she has developed a long career mainly in the field of teaching.
As a dancer, she performed various roles of traditional and contemporary classical repertoire, under the supervision of renowned teachers and choreographers such as Ramona de Saá, Laura Alonso, Mirta Pla, Alberto Méndez and Hilda Rivero.
However, she soon discovered her love for teaching and began teaching at the Primary School of the Ballet of Cuba, later at the National School and at the Department of Specialised Teaching of the National Ballet of Cuba. She specialised in the methodology teaching courses of the Cuban school of ballet, both nationally and internationally, under the direction of Laura Alonso. Shortly afterwards she was awarded the category of Maître C.
Guest teacher at the National Ballet School of Canada, at The Royal Ballet School and at the Teatro Nuovo in Turin. She has also been invited to ballet festivals such as Mercosur in Brazil, Bento em Dança and Joinville, where she was awarded as a prestigious teacher for her work at the festival. She contributed to the training of dancers who are currently in professional companies of international renown.
She currently works at the Teatro Nuovo in Turin, at the Liceo Coréutico Germana Erba and was also a teacher at the Compagnia Teatro Nuovo while she was active. A great disseminator of the methodology of the Cuban school of ballet, in courses in the Piedmont region and with the Fondazione Teatro Nuovo, she was awarded the Honorary Citizenship of Vignale Monferrato and Pinerolo.
She was born in Switzerland, where she began her classical dance studies, later moving to the Rosella Hightower International Dance Centre in Cannes to complete her training.
She began her professional career in 1984 in the Young Ballet of France, later joining the Basel Ballet and later the French Ballet of Nancy where she dances classical and neoclassical repertoire. From 1990 to 1998 she resides in Paris, where she focuses on contemporary dance, training in the main modern techniques, while she completes her knowledge with practices of related body techniques, such as eutony, kinesiology and climbing.
She works as a dancer for Philippe Découflé, Thierry Malandain, Jean Claude Gallota, Nadège Macleay and Roc in Lichen among others.
In 1994 she obtained the French State Diploma of Dance Teacher. In 1998 she moved to Valencia where she collaborated with the Valencian Generalitat Choreographic Centre for Theatre as a dancer, teacher and choreographer. She dances for the Yoshua Cienfuegos company, participating in several of his creations. In 2003 she won the Prize for the Best Dance Interpreter of the Generalitat Valenciana.
As a choreographer she develops personal projects such as her solo “After love, if I stay …” with which she won the Audience Award, as well as the Most Outstanding Performer at the 2004 Maspalomas International Contest. For the Ensems 2004 festival he composes a solo on “Sequenza no VII for oboe” by Luciano Berio. In 2005 she created another solo “G, as fallen from heaven” for which she obtained the Best Dance Show Award at the Premis de les Arts Esceniques de la Generalitat in 2006.
From 2005 to 2007 she was a dancer at the Ballet de Teatres de la Generalitat where she danced the main roles of “Lacrimosa Dies Illa”, “Sueños de éter” and “La Bella Durmiente”. In 2007 she participated in the Amuebladas exhibition at the National Ceramic Museum with her solo “Im abendrot”. He creates “181º” for the show “10 Years-Solos”, a production by the Centro Choreografico de Teatres de la Generalitat that premiered at the Dansa València 2008 festival. Participates as a performer in the co-production La Intrusa by the Ferroviaria and Cienfuegos companies, premiered in the Mim de Sueca 2008 festival.
In 2008 she performed the choreographic direction of the show “Europera 1 & 2” by John Cage, which closes the exhibition at the Espai d ́Art Contemporani de Castelló dedicated to Cage, and which opens at the Teatro Principal in Castellón. Her latest long production, “Bellas Durmientes”, has been presented in Valencia and Barcelona, as well as in Peru and Bolivia.
She occasionally collaborates with improvisations and choreographies in concerts of the percussion group Perku-Va. She also collaborates with Eva Bertomeu’s company and Iris Pintos’ Transfer Move. She has recently created the choreography for the theatrical production of CulturArts Generalitat “Happy End” by Bertold Brecht directed by Salva Bolta.
She is a dance teacher certified by the French State and is licensed by the Superior Conservatory of Dance of Valencia. She has taught classes to professionals and amateurs. She has taught courses at the Professional Conservatory of Valencia. She has been a specialist dance teacher
contemporary at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza de Valencia in 2003 and during the period 2009-2014 and she is currently.
She dances in the company of Poliana Lima and Ring de Teatro. She works as a teacher at the Eva Bertomeu Dance Center. She also teaches workshops at the Faculty of Teaching at the University of Valencia and at the Catholic University of Valencia.
Born in Barcelona, Jesús Carmona is a dancer, creator and choreographer graduated in Spanish Dance and Flamenco from the Institut de Teatre. He trained in Flamenco with teachers such as Antonio Canales, Eva Yerbabuena, Manolete, María Magdalena and Güito. In 2005 he joined the National Ballet of Spain, being promoted to the category of first dancer two years later.
As a choreographer, his debut feature, The Silence of the Moon, dates from 2006. In 2010 he left the BNE and returned to direct his own projects a year later. As a result of this, he has created Cuna Negra & Blanca, 7 balconies, Ímpetu’s, Equilibrio, Amator, The Game and El Salto. Best Outstanding Dancer of the XX Spanish Dance and Flamenco Contest of Madrid in 2011, in his list of honors the Desplante Award at the 52nd International Festival of Cante de las Minas de la Unión, two Latin UK Awards, the 2019 El Ojo Critical Dance Award of Radio Nacional de España, and the National Dance Award2020, in the category of Creation.
Trained at the Professional Dance Conservatory of Murcia and the Royal Conservatory of Madrid, Lucía Campillo completed her studies with great teachers such as Merche Esmeralda, José Antonio, Antonio Canales, Javier Latorre, Milagros Mengíbar and Maribel Gallardo.
She began his career at the Antonio Gades Foundation in shows such as Carmen, Bodas de sangre, Suite Flamenca and Fuenteovejuna. Between 2010 and 2013, she was part of the National Ballet of Spain, under the direction of José Antonio and Antonio Najarro respectively, performing in the most important theaters in Spain and the world.
She has collaborated as a guest artist in the companies of Jesús Carmona (Cuna Negra and Blanca, participating in prestigious festivals such as Jerez or the Seville Biennial), Rojas & Rodríguez, María Pagés, an activity that she has combined with performances in important tablaos such as Casa Patas, Corral de la Morería, Tablao Flamenco Cordobés.
Débora Martínez pursues her professional studies at the Instituto del Teatre de Barcelona. Since 2012 she is part of the National Ballet of Spain as a Soloist.
As a dancer she has been able to play first roles in works such as’ Ritmos, ‘Suite Sevilla’, ‘Fantasía Galaica’, ‘Sonatas’,’ Danza y Tronío ‘…
As a choreographer, she has received the ‘Spanish Classical Dance Award’ at the Madrid Dance Marathon and the ‘Second Performing Arts Award’ at the ADAE Alcobendas city, both awarded in 2009.
In 2014 she was a finalist in the 23rd Spanish Dance and Flamenco contest with the choreography ‘Confesiones al Alma.’
She graduated in Pedagogy of Spanish Dance and Master in Performing Arts. As a teacher, she has taught courses in previous editions of Valencia endanza, at the Murcia Conservatory and at the ‘Par Dansa’ among others.
Eduardo Martínez (Madrid, 1983) began her dance studies at the age of four with Andrés Montemar. He completed a Middle Degree at the Royal Professional Dance Conservatory of Mariemma and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance Pedagogy and a Master’s Degree in Performing Arts from the Rey Juan Carlos University.
The first steps professionally speaking about him, he performed them with the Carmen Cantero folkloric company, performing solo roles and, a year later, he collaborated with the Antonio Canales Company in the show Tiempo 2000, in Madrid and Barcelona. In 2000, he played the role of a miller in the choreography of El sombrero de tres picos, by José Antonio, at the Teatro de La Zarzuela.
He joined the National Ballet of Spain in 2002, after finishing his dance studies, and in 2005 rose to the category of soloist at the BNE and in 2010 to First Dancer under the direction of José Antonio and continues in the National Ballet of Spain under the leadership of Directed by Antonio Najarro and currently, Rubén Olmo.
He began to be interested in choreography from a very young age and has obtained the First Prize for Spanish dance and the Dávalos-Fletcher Prize at the Castellón National Contest, special mention at the VII Alicia Alonso Ibero-American Dance Contest for the choreography I swear to you. First Prize of the XXI Spanish Dance and Flamenco Choreography Contest with the piece Camino de Vuelta.
Among many other numbers of solos, duos and groups, choreography different pieces for dance companies: Ballet Nacional de España, Fandango Charro (International Music Day), La venidera, in the play “Hilo Roto”, David Coria, in the work “FANDANGO”, Paula Comitre, in the work “CÁMARAABIERTA”, Florencia Oz and Isidora O’Ryan in the work “ANTÍPODAS”,
In September 2021 he will premiere his own show “Mistura”.
Cristina Cazorla was born in Madrid in 1997. She began her studies at the Mariemma Royal Professional Dance Conservatory at the age of 8 and graduated as an Extraordinary Prize of her class in 2015. She graduated as a Choreographer at the María de Ávila Superior Dance Conservatory in 2020. In total 15 years of training, with 23 years. In addition, she complements her training with external courses and scholarships and associations such as the Folkloric Ballet of Madrid. Professionally, her career is closely linked to the Bowling School.
Her intervention as a dancer at Escuela Bolera stands out in the video Maestros created by the Prado Museum and the Asociación de Tablaos Flamencos de Madrid for World Tourism Day 2020, artistically directed by Antonio Najarro and with Manuel Liñán, Jesús Carmona, Olga Pericet, Eduardo Guerrero and Antonio Najarro himself in the cast.
She is an invited artist as a dancer of Escuela Bolera in the #SolidariDanza Gala organized by the Association of Dance Professionals of the Community of Madrid on April 27, 2021, sharing the stage with artists such as Sergio Bernal, Pedro Córdoba, Alfonso Losa o ‘ La Popi ‘among others.
She premieres with the National Ballet of Spain the show: Homenaje a Antonio Ruiz Soler at the Teatro de la Zarzuela dancing choreographies from Antonio’s own repertoire such as Fantasía Galaica and El Sombrero de Tres Picos. She is part of the cast of the show VENGO! by Sara Cano, 2020 Max Choreography Prize, and different private Spanish dance companies such as Aída Gómez Cía, Enclave Español, Ibérica de Danza, Nota de Paso Cía, Carmen Cortés Cía, Antonio Márquez Cía, in some playing roles as main dancer and soloist; and with choreographers like Carlos Vilán. She will also be the accompanying dancer for renowned pianists such as Lola Gaitán or Javier Herguera.
She participates in different galas and festivals as a guest artist such as the TAC Festival in Valladolid, or the Artistic Dance Exchange gala at The Symphony Space in New York, among others.
As a performer, she receives various awards such as First Prize for Spanish Dance at the V Contest of Spanish Dance and Flamenco in Almería in 2017, Prize for Spanish Dance at the City of Castellón Competition in 2015 and 2nd Prize at the City of Alcobendas Competition in 2014.
As a choreographer, her choreography Orimel stands out, winner of the 2nd Group Choreography Prize at the 28th Choreographic Contest of Spanish Dance and Flamenco in Madrid, Outstanding Dancers Award to the three women in the cast, and Special Mention of the Jury for ‘for making visible, recovering and maintaining the technique of the academic language and the stylistic forms that are characteristic of the traditional Bowling School ‘in the 2019 Tetuán District Choreographic Contest.
She carries out her dance studies at the Professional Dance Conservatory of Madrid, obtaining the final grade of outstanding.
She participates in the choreographic workshops of the Conservatory performing as a soloist numerous choreographies from her repertoire.
She expands her training with teachers such as Aída Gómez, Lola Greco, José Granero, Eva la Yerbabuena, Manuel Liñán. Pedro Azorín, Eloy pericet and Juanjo Linares among others.
She studies a bachelor’s degree in dance at the Alicia Alonso University Institute of Dance at the Rey Juan Carlos University
She is completing a Master in Performing Arts at the Rey Juan Carlos University
In 2002 she joined the cast of the New Spanish Ballet, directed by Miguel Ángel Rojas and Carlos Rodríguez in the production of the show “Fury”.
From 2003 to 2011 she belongs to the Antonio Najarro company participating in the shows “Tango Flamenco”, “Flamenco Oriental”, “Jazzing Flamenco” and “Suite Sevilla”.
In 2003 she participated in the show “Espartaco”, directed by José Granero in the José Porcel company. In 2010 she also participated in the show “Pies en la tierra”, choreographies by Rocío Molina, Rubén Olmo and Fernando Romero.
In 2005 she collaborated as a guest dancer in the Spanish Ballet of Murcia.
He has been part of Francisco Velasco’s company performing the shows “Cachorro” (2006), choreographed by himself, Javier Latorre, José Antonio and Isabel Bayón, and “Flamenco Rojo Pasión” (2010/2011).
He participates in different opera and zarzuela productions such as “Carmen”, “Traviatta”, “Gigantes y Cabezudos”, with choreographies by Carlos Vilán.
From 2008 to 2010 he participated in the show “Poeta en Nueva York” by Blanca Li, in which he collaborated with artists such as Andrés Marín and Carmen Linares, in the “Caminos de Lorca” flamenco festival and various international tours.
From 2009 to 2011 he was part of the María Pagés company.
In 2011 he is part of the Gema Morado company in the show “Tras la Cortina”.
He collaborates in various galas of Olympic ice skating winners in Japan within the show “Fantasy on ice” directed by Antonio Najarro.
He has participated in several award-winning choreographies in the Spanish and Flamenco dance choreography competition.
In 2012 he participated in the shows “La vida breve and El amor brujo”, with choreographies by Gregorio Montero, at the Palau de les arts in Valencia.
In 2012 he works in the production “Poppea E Nerone” at the Royal Theater, as a contemporary dancer.
In 2012 he joined the cast of the National Ballet of Spain under the direction of Antonio Najarro.
He creates as a choreographer the pieces ¨Lapso¨ and ¨Intrínseco¨ for the National Ballet of Spain ¨Crean¨. In 2018 they will be represented in various functions of the BNE on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the company
In 2019 he is loaned by the National Ballet of Spain to participate in the flamenco festival in Rome with the Show ¨Sirocco¨ by the Emilio Ochando company.
David Acero began his studies at the age of 9 at the “Antonio Canales” Municipal School of Dance in Alcorcón, with important teachers such as Reyes Orozco and Eduardo Solís.
He continues his training at the Royal Conservatory of Dance “Mariemma” ending in 2013 with an outstanding qualification and an honorable mention. In that same year he joined the Iberica de Danza company, directed by Manuel Segovia, where he performed different productions, with choreographies by the same director, Sara Calero, Antonio Najarro, Carlos Chamorro, Gema Morado, Sara Cano …
In 2014 with the Cia. Aida Gomez she participated in the productions Permíteme Bailarte, with choreographies by Ruben Olmo and Aida Gomez, and in “Carmen”. In the same year, he joined the “Ballet Teatro Español de Rafael Aguilar, interpreting” Bolero “and the role of” Zúñiga “in the play Carmen.
He performs different productions with the choreographer Carlos Vilán, such as The Spanish Musical at the Calderon Theater in Valladolid and the Maestranza Theater in Seville, and Antología de la Zarzuela at the Vista Alegre Palace in Madrid. In 2016 he also joined the Cia. “Enclave Español” directed by Antonio Pérez and David Sánchez.
He was invited as titular teacher of Spanish Dance at the ProArt school in Querétaro (Mexico) in the 2017/2018 academic year. He is part of the project Nota de Paso Compañía de Danza Española, directed by Melena Mexia, playing roles and soloist roles with creations by Manuel Díaz and Malena Mexia, and repertoire such as Puerta de Tierra by Antonio El Bailarín.
In 2018 he is part of the contemporary dance production Dream of a Traveler, a Tale from Muharraq with choreography by Patrick De Bana and artistic direction by José Antonio Ruiz.
Arantxa Carmona, as a teacher, has been a career official of the Body of Music and Performing Arts Teachers since 2002. Holder of the Folklore subject of professional dance education at the Royal Professional Dance Conservatory “Mariemma” of Madrid, center in the who has also taught dance history classes. She has also been a teacher at the Bowling School and Folklore at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza “María de Ávila” in which she has directed the end-of-degree research projects of this last subject. She assiduously teaches Folklore master classes at Conservatories and institutions in Spain and Portugal, and is invited as an expert to congresses, round tables and spaces for debate on the methodology and pedagogy of traditional dances, their clothing, tradition and their accompanying instruments.
Her professional choreographic experience has been marked by being a Choreographer of the Spanish National Ballet with Sorolla, she has performed choreographies for Dance Conservatories (Ibero, Albacete; Del Camino de Lugh a Finis Tearre, Ribarroja; E’nmich de la mar for the Conservatori Professional de Música i Dansa de Mallorca.For LARREAL of the RCDM (Amor y punto and Rosa de Invierno) and for different dance professionals (show 3 DE UNO, by the dancer Emilio Ochando; E’nmig de la Mar from the show Terra de la Compañía Valenciana Mediterranean Dance She has been a guest Choreographer at the Jerez Festival
Since the 2018 academic year, she has been the Director of the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Madrid, center of which she was head of production. Member of the Committee of Experts on Traditional Dance (Ministry of Culture, General Directorate of Heritage and FEAF. Guest teacher and jury of the Dance Worldcup Spain. Coordinator and artistic advisor of the Forum Musicae summer courses in Pozuelo de Alarcón, in which She teaches master classes.Advisor and collaborator in different training courses of the CAP of Madrid, CEP of Córdoba, among others.Since 2021 she is a member of the State Council of Performing Arts and Music.
Among her publications is the Article in the magazine nº17 of Torre de Babel de Cioff – Spain, with the title Let’s not forget Folklore; Castellano-Manchego Notebooks of Ethnography of the Castilian La Mancha Federation of Folklore Associations, with the title Las Seguidillas de Membrilla: descriptive and axiological analysis ”. Presented at the conference held in Toledo on November 15, 2009; Presentation of the book Las Gañanadas by Rafael Cantero Muñoz at the Casa de Castilla-La Mancha in Madrid, January 2009.
José Renovell was born in Valencia. He carried out his musical studies at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Valencia and began his career as an accompanying pianist at the European Dance Center at the hands of leading dance figures such as Simon Motram, Jan Villen de Roo or Africa Hernández, among others. He also collaborates with other local dance centers.
He decides to expand his studies at the Hungarian Dance Academy (Budapest) with Margarita Reich.
He is a Titular Pianist in Ballet de Teatres de la Generalitat from its creation until 2001, working with companies such as the National Dance Company of Spain I and 2, National Ballet of Cuba, Nedherlands Dans Theater, 1, 2 and 3, Gelabert-Azzopardi, Young Ballet of the Paris Opera with José Carlos Martínez, Introdans (Holland), Ballet Biarritz (France), Batsheva Dance Company (Israel) among many others.
He also works with Teresa Valiente (titular pianist of the National Ballet of Cuba). He invited by the Royal Ballet of London.
He participates in numerous international dance courses and competitions such as the one in Castellón, (Fundación Dávalos Flecher), Ciudad de Ribarroja del Turia and international festivals such as Vignale Danza (Italy) or Valencia Endanza among others.
He has taken training courses for dancers and choreutics with Carlos Iturrioz (Nacho Duato’s assistant), Carmen Roche. Among her training highlights: Teacher training with the faculty of the National Ballet of Cuba, methodology course and teacher recycling with Virginia Valero (director of the Superior Dance Conservatory of Madrid) and classes with the company (Batsheva Dance Company) with Rami Levy, as well as the teacher training course organized by the Association of Dance Professionals of Valencia with Karemia Moreno, Introduction and development of the Classical Ballet in England, given by Susan Burnett and permanent classes for the Ballet de Teatres de la Generalitat .
He has collaborated in dance classes with the National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team.
He regularly teaches music and accompaniment classes for classical dance classes at the EVA Bertomeu Dance Conpany school. He has taught improvisation training courses for dance pianists at the Professional Dance Conservatory of Valencia and for the School of Dance of Navarra.
He is currently a titular accompanist pianist at the CPMD of Ribarroja del Turia since 2000 and has been secretary of the Conservatory for eleven years.
He collaborates with ACADE. Association of Autonomous Centers for Private Education as accompanist pianist.
At present, he combines his profession as an accompanying pianist with dance courses and also leadership and organization in different dance galas such as Valencia Endanza.
Pedro Manuel Oliver Fernández Senior Piano Teacher, repertoire pianist and accompanying dance pianist.
Born in Madrid. He began his musical studies at the age of 4 and carried out his elementary and professional studies in piano, musical language, harmony, etc. Later he was admitted to the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid (RCSMM) where he carried out his higher studies. license with Julián López Gimeno.
Throughout his career he expanded his musical training in various fields by taking advanced courses with teachers such as Marta Zabaleta, Anatoli Povzoun, Fernando Puchol, Guillermo González, Ana Guijarro, Claudio Martínez Menher, Alexander Kandelaki, Nino Keredselidze. He has also attended Master Classes with teachers such as Murray Perahia, Galina Eguiazarova, Andrzej Jasinski, among others.
He has performed as a soloist in different cities in Spain and Europe. He collaborates in many educational and charity concerts and has collaborated with universities such as the UCM, San Pablo CEU among others.
For more than 12 years he developed the work of a Pianist specialized in dance accompaniment working with teachers such as María Cristina Álvarez, Aurora Bosch, Orlando Salgado, Lienz Chang (National Ballet of Cuba, Havana), Alen Bottaini (English National Ballet School, London ), Lisa-Maree Cullum (Bayerisches Staatsballet, Munich), Loipa Araujo (English National ballet), among others …
He participates in the inaugural concert of the Mariemma congress interpreting the Bolero del Marabú.
In 2019 he is invited as an accompanying pianist to the Master Class of Loipa Araujo (English Ballet Master) at the Teatro Real in Madrid.
He has worked as a specialist pianist for classes in Ballet, Spanish Dance (Escuela Bolera y Danza Estilizada) CPD Fortea, CPD Carmen Amaya, Summer intensive BMICA (Munich), Summer Courses Víctor Ullate (Madrid), The Russian Masters Ballet Camp (Alicante), Valencia Endanza, the Association of Dance Professionals,
Since 2010 he has held a position as Piano Teacher at the CAM and works as an accompanying teacher at the Carmen Amaya CPD in the Community of Madrid.
Vanessa Pons was born in Valencia, where she studied Piano, Musical Language and Harpsichord at the Joaquín Rodrigo Professional Conservatory. She later received classes from Juan Francisco Lago and graduated in the specialties of Piano and Musical Language at the Rafael Orozco Superior Conservatory of Music in Córdoba. He expanded his piano studies at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Utrecht (Holland), where he studied a Master in Chamber Music with professors Martijn van den Hoek and Klara Würtz, developing his PFM on the performance of didactic concerts, in particular “Concert Didactic of Shostakovich’s trios pianos “.
From 2006 to 2008 she specializes in music from the 20th and 21st centuries with the pianist Ralph van Raat, premiering works by composers Vicente Roncero, Jonás Bisquert and Nikos Ioakeim. She takes piano improvement courses with Kioko Hashimoto, Hans Eijsackers, Alan Weiss, Fernando Puchol, Rita Wagner, Mariken Zandvliet and Paul Badura Skoda, among others. He has been part of the groups Enara Trio (piano trio), Artxe Trio (soprano-clarinet and piano) and Áurea Dúo (four-handed piano), with which he has performed in different European venues, and carrying out projects with music and dance such as for example Cos, choreographed by Yoshua Cienfuegos, or Dancing with 4 hands by Aafje Franken.
Since 2016 she is part of the teaching staff of the Municipal Conservatory of Dance of Riba-Roja de Túria as an accompanying pianist of Spanish dance and music teacher for dance. She has participated as an accompanist pianist both in master classes and summer courses organized by the conservatory itself and, in Valencia, she Endanza her accompanying teachers such as Rubén Olmo, Carlos Rojas, Estela Alonso or Débora Martínez.
José Madrid Giordano studies at the Superior Conservatory of Valencia with A. Bueso, receiving the Higher Degree in the specialty of Piano. In 1991 he studied in Odessa (Ukraine) with E. Daguilaiskaya. From 1992 to 1997 he studied at the Russian Academy of Music “Gnesin” in Moscow, with Y. Liberman (piano), I. Cherniavsky (chamber music) and L. Nekrasova (accompaniment) with the special nomination “Master in Fine Arts ”.
He has participated in advanced piano courses with F. Kerek, F. Watermann, J Soriano and M. Moguilevsky. Chamber Music with A. Soriano and J. Mora and Accompaniment with A. López Artiga, K. Khan and M. Zanetti.
He works assiduously with singers, instrumentalists, and chamber and orchestral ensembles. His collaborations with the Grup Instrumental de Valencia, the Cervera Lloret Orchestra, the Valencia Symphony Orchestra and the Valencia Philharmonic Orchestra stand out, as well as the concert activity in the chamber groups Trío Mestre Tàrrega, Trío Sorolla, Trío Azahar, Trío Ausiàs March and Dúo Bardisa-Madrid.
He has recorded three CDs (in 2003, 2005 and 2010) accompanying the Singer, Pianist and Composer Ángeles López Artiga. Likewise, he has been part of the Marina Donderis Company in the music and dance show “Amor en Re” premiered in 2006. Since 2006 he has participated in numerous shows for the Saga-Producciones company. Likewise, he obtained the Title of Doctor from the University of Valencia in 2016.
In 2010 he formed a duo with the Valencian soprano Emilia Onrubia participating in various concerts and in the premiere of the play “Villa Puccini” starring the actress María Luisa Merlo.
He has been professor of Piano, Chamber Music and Accompanying Pianist in several conservatories in the Valencian Community.
He is currently an accompanying pianist at the Professional Dance Conservatory of Valencia.
José Gabriel Guaita Gabaldón was born in Valencia and is a piano teacher, performer and music researcher.
Among his awards are the unanimous End of Professional Degree Award at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Requena (2002), the End of Degree Piano Award unanimously at the Higher Music Conservatory of Valencia (2006), the Euterpe Award for Lifetime Achievement academic (VII Gala of Valencian Music, 2006) and Honorary Degree with special mention in the thesis of the University Master’s Degree in Music, specialty Early Music, of the UPV (2019).
He is a PhD candidate in Communication and Cultural Industries from the Polytechnic University of Valencia under the direction of Victoria Alemany. His line of research deals with the market, construction and diffusion of the piano in Valencia. He is the author of various publications in scientific magazines and conferences on the history of the piano and dance in Valencia. Since 2014 he has developed his work as a dance pianist between the Superior Conservatory and the Professional Dance Conservatory of Valencia, being a professor by opposition since 2016. Since 2016 he also collaborates as a pianist at the ADAM International Dance Campus in Valencia.