Masters 2016

Shirley Esseboom

Jirí Kylián's repertoire

Graduated at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. She began her career as a dancer in 1993 at the dance company of NDT II (Nederlands Dans Theater II), then through 1997, the NDT I (Nederlands Dans Theater I).
In 1998 she received the third prize in the Stichting.
During her career she has danced choreographies by Jiri Kylián, Wiliam Forsythe, Mats Ek, Hans van Manen, Ohad Naharin, Paul Lightfoot / Sol León, Saburo Teshigawara, Eduard Lock, Johan Inger, Nacho Duato and others.

Since 2005 she teaches at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.

She teaches Jirí Kylián repertoire to various companies and also to many international courses around the world.

Attila Egerházi

Contemporary & Repertoire

Graduated at the Budapest conservatory, Attila Egerházi is a Hungarian choreographer, pedagogue and artistic director. Currently he is one of the founder, choreographer and artistic director of Székesfehérvári Balett Színház at Hungary. He has been artistic director, choreographer and teacher of many dance companies; 1998-2001 founder and artistic director of the Hungarian National Ballet's Choreographic Studio under the leadership of Gyula Harangozó, 2000-2003 artistic director of Ballet Pécs dance company (Hungary), 2003-2006 artistic director of Ballet Debrecen dance company (Hungary), 2009-2016 artistic director of South Bohemian Ballet Theater (Czech Repúblic), 2006 he  founded and directed the dance company Magyar Balett Színház (Hungary). He teaches in workshops all around the world: Prague (Dance Centre Pargue, Ballet Pargue Junior) Buenos Aires (Baleto Argentina de Julio Boca) Den Haag (Dance Academy) Italy (Dance courses in Livorno, Firenze, Roma and Montevarchi)  Spain (ARTDance International Dance Program)  India (Attakkalari Centre for Movements Arts), and collaborates with choreographers such as Jiri Kylián, Rui Horta, Petr Zuska, Vaclav Kunes, among others. During his career in Hungary he received the stronger consideration of national awards as a choreographer and artistic director called HARANGOZÓ-PRIZE. In 2010 with the South Bohemian Ballet Theatre’s company, he won an award with his choreographic work, for the best performance between all existing theaters in the country and among all departments including drama and opera called Divadelni Novin Prize.
In 2015 his choreography  “About Kafka” won the prize of the best choreography of the year in the Czech Republic.
He has been jury in many diferent dance competitions around Europe.

He is also the artistic director of the International Dance Workshop DansAmpostA.

Esmeralda Maycas Tarela

Ballet class

Graduated at the Conservatory of Dance Institute del Teatre in Barcelona, in Centre de Dance Rosella Hightower in Cannes and Masterclasses with André Glegolsky in París. She began her career with classical repertory and neoclassical ballet in Spain at the Gran teatro del Liceo, Ballet Clásico de Cantabria and Ballet de Barcelona, where she worked among others with Galina Samsova, Nicolas Beriosoof, Ezbieta Jaron and Haydée Caycho. In 1987 she moved to Germany where she performed in Pfalzstheater Kaiserslautern and with Staatstheater Darmstadt and where she take part in many Dance Galas. Subsequently performed as a freelance in severals choreographic works and art projects in Frankfurt including the artistic collaboration with the Italian composer Dario Buccino, creator of the HN System who composed for Esmeralda “Per una donna” (solo of body and voice) for the event in tribut to Joseph Beuys, witch marked the end of an artistic development. In 2008 Esmeralda received her diploma in Stage Dance Education for Ballet and Choreography from MEC, Ministry of Education and Culture in Spain. In 1993 she taught first at the Staatstheater Darmstadt. As a teacher, has taught for many schools, masterclasses and workshops as well as guest teacher and ballet mistress in severals international companies; Transit, Metros (Ramón Oller), Cia Sol Picó, IT Dansa, Lanónima Imperial, Dantzaz konpainia, Ulmer Theater, Balletto de l’Esperia, Ballet Nuevo Mundo de Caracas, Hungarian Ballet Theatre, Acosta Danza, among others. Between 2004 and 2011 she was main teacher at Cia. Gelabert-Azzopardy. Since 2001 Esmeralda has been part of the teaching faculty of the Professional Ballet Conservatory at Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. All this experience leads her to conceive ARTDance, International Dance Program in Barcelona of which she is the artistic director. Membership of International dance Council CID c/o  UNESCO.

Cristina Porres Mormeneo

Attila Egerházi's repertoire

Graduated at the Dance conservatory Institut del Teatre of Barcelona.
In 2007 she started her professional dance career at Hungary with the Hungarian Ballet Theater where she danced many of Attila Egerházi’s repertoire. On 2009 she became a soloist dancer at the South Bohemian ballet theater’s company where she danced many other choreographies by Jiri Kylián, Rui Horta, Pter Zuska, Vaslav Kunes, Mario Radacovsky, Jan Kodet, Ole Kristian Tangen, among others. She is one of the main Attila Egerházi’s assistants and they work together around the world teaching his repertoire. 

In 2010 and 2011 she won consecutively the JD Thalia prize for her main roles of "Puk" and "Juliet".
From 2017 she is one of the main ballet master and soloist dancer of Székesfehérvári Balett Színház dance company at Hungary.

She also has been jury of many dance competitions all around Europe.

She is one of the founder of the International Dance Workshop DansAmpostA.

Jacqueline Biosca

Official Organizer

Graduated at the Conservatorio Professional de Danza in classical ballet specialty and also in pedagogy at the Superior Conservatory of Institut del Teatre. She got a recognition by the Ministry of Education for her high studies of pedagogy in the organic law 1/1990, de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo.

Degree in Methodology and Pedagogy by the School of Ballet of the Opera of Kiev. She also did a free exam course as a dancer at the Warsaw Ballet School and she is degree by the Royal Academy of Dancing of London at Elementary Certificate and Teaching degree.

Currently she is teacher and director of the Escola de Dansa Jacqueline Biosca and  main organizer and founder of the International Dance Workshop DansAmpostA.