Masters 2020

Albert Garrell

Ballet

Born in Barcelona, Albert Garrell started his dance studies at the IEA Oriol Martorell (1997-2000) and then at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. In 2004, he entered the Hamburg Ballet School under the direction of John Neumeier. In 2008 he graduated from the Institut del Teatre. His professional career began in 2007 in It Dansa, under the artistic direction of Catherine Allard. In 2009 he joined the company Introdans (Arnhem, The Netherlands), and in 2012 he became part of the Staatsstheater Wiesbaden (Thoss Tanz Company), Germany. Throughout his professional career, he has danced in works by Alexander Ekman, Ohad Naharin, SJN Celis, Nacho Duato, Gustavo Ramírez, Jiří Kylián, Rafael Bonachela, Jo Stromgen, Sida Larbi Cherkaoui, Cayetano Soto, among others. From 2015 to the present he works in several independent projects, both nationally and internationally, he is a professor of classical and contemporary dance, a jury memberof the Roseta Mauri Scholarship Award in the last two editions and a choreographer. Since 2017, he is the artistic director and choreographer of LAB3.14.


 

Roberto Olivan

Contemporary 

International creator, begins his training in the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and the P.A.R.T.S. of Brussels. The Belgian capital will be the key point in the solidification of his artistic career. Woman his first steps as a professional dancer working for the prestigious company ROSAS, directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. He has also danced under the direction of renowned creators Robert Wilson, Tom Jansen and Josse de Pauw. Olivan is currently the director of ROPA / Roberto Olivan Performing Arts, a dance company that was born in Brussels in 2001. He also directs the festival Deltebre Dansa, an international event held annually since 2004 and of which he is also the founder.


 

Guille Vidal-Ribas

Urban Dance

He has been involved in dramatic art, dance and singing for over 20 years. He has participated as an actor, dancer, choreographer, playwright or stage director in some thirty dance and theater shows. Having toured Europe and Latin America, his work has been presented at international festivals such as the GREC Festival in Barcelona, ​​Temporada Alta, Fira Tàrrega and Santiago a Mil. He also works as a choreographer in the audiovisual field (www.guillearts.com) and in the theater (for example, in the multi-award winning A.K.A. “Also Known As”). He specializes as an artist, teacher and researcher in the field of urban dances, a field in which he is a national reference and about which he spreads with the conference-show Transmissions, together with the dancer Javi Casado (www.transmissionsdansa .how). Also, since 2017 he is co-director of the HOP Platform of Dance and Urban Culture (www.hopbcn.com). A graduate in humanities from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and having completed a master's degree in theater studies at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ​​he has been part of the teaching staff of institutions such as the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona, ​​the Institute of the Arts Barcelona (John Moore University) or Esart Campus Barcelona (Bath Spa University), where it offers urban dance classes and research in the performing arts. He has also been a guest lecturer at numerous centers in Spain, Italy and Israel.

Carlos Miró

Classic, Contemporary, Repertoire and Acrobatics

Carlos Miró is doubly qualified superior in Pedagogy of Dance and Choreography and Interpreting Techniques by the Superior Conservatory of Barcelona Institut del Teatre. In the year 2000 he has the opportunity to work under the artistic direction of Roland Petit in the musical "ZiziJeanmaire", performed at the Maison de la danse de Lion and at the Paris Opera (Bastille). In 2004 he is part of the cast of dancers of the musical "Fama" directed by Ramón Ribalta and Coco Comín (Teatro Tívoli, Barcelona). Carlos Miró: In 2005 he began as choreographer, performer and artistic director of numerous productions such as "Nuredduna" (2005), "Jazztic" (2007), "Baccus" and "Mediterrània" (2008), "Per un tros del teucos" (2009), "Arrels" and "Trenca9's" (2010), creating the Companyia de Dansa del Teatred in September of 2006, of which he is artistic director, choreographer and dancer. In July of the 2006 Win the contest of contemporary dance Art Jove (Mallorca). In 2008 he won the Premi Proyectos Escenicos de Palma City Council for the show "Mediterrània". He is nominated and awarded as best male performer of dance at the Escènica awards for his show "Moja Bieda". Among his creations we can find such well-known titles as "The consecration of spring", "Bolero" and "The siesta of a faun".

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.

Cristina Porres Mormeneo

         Artistic founder assistant            

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.