Olga Pericet (1975)
National Dance Prize 2018, is one of the main figures of her generation in the world of flamenco and Spanish dance and is one of the most revolutionary artists of recent times. With absolute technical prowess, she has developed a harmonious and exquisite style, which reveals great plasticity on stage, which awarded her the MAX Prize for the best lead dancer in 2015.
Graduated in Spanish dance and flamenco in Córdoba, she has studied with teachers such as Matilde Coral, Manolo Marín, Maica Moyano and José Granero, among others, and has been a solo artist and guest in companies such as Rafaela Carrasco, Nuevo Ballet Español, Arrieritos, Miguel Ángel Berna, Teresa Nieto, Belén Maya and National Ballet of Spain. He has shared the stage with artists such as Ana Laguna, Nacho Duato, Enrique Morente and other great figures in the world of music and dance.
In 2004 she began her career as a choreographer and soloist with the show “Bolero, Carta de Amor y Desamor”, and a year later, along with Manuel Liñán, she created the show “Cámara negra”. This same year, he created a company, Chanta la Mui, together with Marco Flores and Daniel Doña, who has offered a handful of works that reveal his revolutionary vision of flamenco dance.
On her own, she has created works such as “Rosa, Metal, Ceniza”, “One Piece”, “Footsteps End and Beginning of a Woman” and “Flamenco sin título”, obtaining great public and critical recognition. This recognition includes: the extraordinary prize of the ACE Theater AWARDS 2016, the Ojo CríRNE 2014 award, the Pilar López National Flamenco Award, among others. She finished his classical dance studies at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona. Later, She placed herself under the command of Catherine Allard in the ITDansa company for two years to complete his academic training studying and interpreting pieces by choreographers such as Ohad Naharin or Nacho Duato. As a photographer he has specialized in live shows: Franco Dragone, Olga Pericet, Cirque du Soleil, Víctor Ullate, Hombres G and Belén Maya.
Paco Villalta (1974)
He finished his classical dance studies at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona. Later, he placed himself under the command of Catherine Allard in the ITDansa company for two years to complete his academic training studying and interpreting pieces by choreographers such as Ohad Naharin or Nacho Duato.
After three complete seasons with the company Metros de Ramón Oller, he works for five years in the show “A New Day” by Franco Dragone with Céline Dion.
Collaborations as a dancer, choreographer or teacher for shows and events of various companies (Cirque du Solei, Montreal Opera, Steal Focus, Dragone Productions, etc.).
Guest dancer in the show “Rosa, metal, ceniza” by the company Olga Pericet.
Contemporary dance teacher at the professional conservatories of Andalusia.
As a photographer he has specialized in live shows: Franco Dragone, Olga Pericet, Cirque du Soleil, Víctor Ullate, Hombres G and Belén Maya.
Promotion of artists: Marco Flores, Jesús Fernández, Miguel Ortega.
Events: Ron Barceló, Desalia, Superbrands, Hendrick’s.
He has worked as a freelance photojournalist for more than four years and has made photographic safaris in China, Thailand, Peru, USA, India, Morocco and Canada, among others.
Co-creator with Olga Pericet of the Movement and Image research workshop.
In 2018 he exhibited his photographs dedicated to flamenco art in Las Carboneras.