A graduate in contemporary dance from the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and in Drama from the Instituto de Teatro y las Artes Escénicas de Asturias, Yoshua Cienfuegos is a established Spanish dance artist, director and choreographer. Founding member of the Academia de las AAEE de España (Spanish Performing Arts Academy), he leads from 1999 the company CienfuegosDanza with which he has created more than twenty choreographies. As a freelance choreographer he has also created for leading dance companies such as BCTSM (Buenos Aires),CND de Costa Rica, BTGV,… Cienfuegos has been awarded several prizes for his work in dance: The National Dance Prize of Costa Rica (2010), finalist in two categories for the XIX Premios Max 2016 (Spanish Performing Arts Awards), VIVA ’09-10 award, best choreographic direction 2008 and 2005, awarded by the Generalitat Valenciana, as well as the first prize in the Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid (1999). The CND of Costa Rica was awarded National Dance Prize of Costa Rica (2002) as the best dance company for his choreography “A la mesa!”,… He is the director of the Education and Research Congress (EFI), Poblats en Dansa (a Community Dance Project), and codirector (together with Lucía Piquero) of Estancias Coreográficas (a research project that brings together choreographers, dancers, and academics from contemporary dance and other disciplines and styles, to develop ideas on the practice of choreography). From 2012 to 2016 Cienfuegos was the Artistic Coordinator of the Ribarroja’s International Dance Congress. Yoshua is currently a guest tutor at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza de Madrid “María de Ávila” (CSDMA).
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.
Cristina Porres Mormeneo
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.
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.