DANZA CONTEMPORÁNEA DE CUBA
|CHOREOGRAPHY AND COSTUMES||JULIO CÉSAR IGLESIAS|
|MUSIC||HANGEDUP, ARRON FAMILY, NINA SIMONE, FORDOM, MONOLOC, WARDRUNA|
|ASSISTANT TO THE CHOREOGRAPHER||TOMÁS GUILARTE|
|WORLD PREMIERE||JULY 13, 2017, GRAN TEATRO DE LA HABANA ALICIA ALONSO|
|LENGTH OF PERFORMANCE||35 MIN|
|ON STAGE||17 DANCERS|
The choreographer, director and dancer was born in 1983 in Cuba; he studied ballet, folklore and contemporary dance at the Escuela Nacional de Danza. He was a member of Danza Contemporánea de Cuba and then went to Europe, where he danced with amongst others Samir Akika/Unusual Symptoms in Germany and in Belgium with Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez. Iglesias worked with many contemporary choreographers like Carolyn Carson, Mats Ek, Kenneth Kvarnström or Juan Kruz de Garaio Esnaola. Already as a student he began to choreograph and received many prizes in Cuba. He has made work for Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Danza Abierta and Danza Retazos.