Resume

EDUCATION

  • 2004-2007
    • Bachelors in Dance Theatre ( Honors ) First Grade A, Laban Center, City University  of London – UK
  • 2002-2004
    • Professional Dance Certificate, Company&Company Center, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2000-2002
    • First Circle of BA in Business Administration, University Autònoma de Barcelona – Spain
  • 2002
    • Intermediate Certificate in Ballet, Royal Academy of Dance, London – UK

LEADERSHIP

  • Founding Member of  NunArt Barcelona ( Arts Manager and  Head of Education )
  • Director of Lion’s Jaw Dance + Performance Festival Barcelona 
  • Director or Contemporary Dance Ensemble           
  • Panel Talks / Contributions: 
    • Contemporary Dance & Identity at Cape Verde Museum, Praia – Cabo Verde
    • Music in Dance Composition at F&M College, Lancaster PA – US
    • Creative Dance in Public Schools at Barcelona University, Barcelona – Spain

DANCE HISTORY

  • 2019
    • Performance of  Too far East is West Created by Abhilash Ningappa, presented in Lion’s Jaw Dance Festival Barcelona and Eix Festival, Auditori de Cardedeu.
    • Performance of the Guest House by Michelle Bach-Coulibaly at Stuart Theatre Brown University,      Providence RI – US
    • Silent Flight  by Wendy Jehlen, Boston Center of the Arts, Boston MA
    • Self Produced Show at AS220, Temporal Paths, Presenting Airig Quest and Corporeality two duets created and performed with Danielle Davidson, Providence RI – US
    • Performance of Solo piece Pushed at  FAB 2019, Bates College, Lewiston  ME – US
  • 2018
    • Duet I and Duet II choreographed by Mary Paula Hunter from Jump Dance Company part of  J! Projects and 5 voices piece Contemporary Dance Ensemble directed by Gisela Creus in collaboration with dancers at AS220 Black Box Theatre, Providence RI – US
    • Work  Choreographed by Jenna Pollack by Boston Moving Arts Productions and David Orr at the Boston Center for the Arts Theatre, Boston MA – US
    • Verdant Vibes Concert Nostalgia and Ecstasy by composer Carolina Heredia, University of Rhode Island Theatre, Brown University, The Granoff Center Theatre  RI – US
    • The Quiet A dance solo performed at nunOff Festival, Barcelona – Spain
    • Bubbles Solo Piece part of 10 Tiny Dances, PVDFest,  Performed and Choreographed by Gisela Creus Music, Providence RI – US
    • Performance of Solo piece Pushed at the Women’s Choreography Benefit Concert – Festival Ballet Theatre, Providence  RI – US
    • Airing Quest / Missió d’Aire  Choreographed and Performed by Gisela Creus and Danielle Davidson. Performed at AS220 Black Box Theatre part of Modern Movements Dance Festival and Provincetown part of Provincetown Festival – US
  • 2017-2018
    • A mitges, Actress, dancer and choreographer of Short Film by Dani Seguí ( winning awards director) – Spain
  • 2017
    • YZ  Video Dance commissioned by nunOff Festival, performed and choreographed by Laia Santanach, Gisela Creus and Cligbcn – Spain
  • 2014-2016
    • El Banquet – Vbuit Company  Choreograph by Laura Vilar and Miquel Barcelona – Spain and Touring
  • 2015-2016
    • Dorment – choreograph and performed by Gisela Creus and Laia Vila ( Resident Artists in L’Estruch ) Part of 30 Nits Festival, Sabadell and Barcelona – Spain
  • 2013
    • Llavors – Directed by Laura Vilar ( NunArt Resident ), Barcelona – Spain
  • 2012
    • On the Road – Collaborative work, Gisela Creus and guitarist Samuel Diz ( Resident Artist in NunArt ), Barcelona – Spain
  • 2012
    • Aida – Color Dansa Dance Company, Spain.  Opera and Dance Production. Tour around Spain.
  • 2011
    • The Black Abyss – Collaborative work, Gisela Creus and interdisciplinary artist Antonio Da Veiga Rocha, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2010
    • Enpassant – Collaborative work, NunArt and Cobosmika Dance Company, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2009
    • Dust – Choreographed and performed by Gisela Creus and Miquel Barcelona, directed by Victor Àlvaro, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2008
    • Xiuxiueix – Moreno Bernardi Dance Company, Barcelona – Spain
    • About wise whisper, Moreno Bernardi Dance Company, Barcelona – Spain
    • Marie-Gabrielle Roti, Roti Productions in collaboration with the London
    • School of Fashion and Design, London British Museum, London Art Academy – UK
    • Sombras – Video dance piece.  Cape Verde International & Cultural Exchange Residency, Instituto de cultura de Praia – Cape Verde
  • 2007
    • Hour Circle – Choreographed with Miquel Barcelona and directed by Hansel Nezza – Spain
    • NunTempa – Directed by Miquel Barcelona, Barcelona – Spain
    • Human Echo – KORSNESkompani, London – UK
  • 2006
    • Between here and there – KORSNESkompani, London – UK
    • Dakini , solo piece – Laban Center, London – UK
  • 2005
    • Shadow your senses, When Light is lost – KORSNESkompani, London – UK
  • 2004
    • Donde el mar vuelve a romperse – Moreno Bernardi Ensemble, Barcelona – Spain

TEACHING

  • 2019
    • Adjunct professor in the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Salve Regina University RI -US
    • Guest Choreographer at Roger Williams University and Providence College – US
    • Resident Teaching Artist at Moving Target, GSS Cambridge MA – US 
    • Lecture and Workshop at F&M College, Lancaster PA – US
    • Contemporary Dance Masterclasses at Salve Regina University, Newport RI – US
  • 2018-present
    • Intermediate Contemporary Class + Composition Lab and Ballet ¾ at JUMP Dance Company, Providence RI – US
    • Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary Dance for Professionals and Family Dance Workshops at AS220, Providence RI – US
    • Creative Dance Programs for kids (RISCA Grant Supported) at  Spaziano Elementary School and Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary Schools, through Jump! and Festival Ballet, Providence RI – US
  • 2018
    • Tooling and Exploring: Widening your movement language
    • Professional Intensive Course at Play Practice Apprenticeship Program, Bangalore – India
    • Masterclass Deep Dance Series at Dance Complex, Cambridge MA – US 
    • Masterclass Moving Target at Green Street Studios, Cambridge MA – US   
  • 2016-present
    • Contemporary Dance Classes, Lectures and Intensives at NunArt  and AREA Dansa, Barcelona – Spain
    • Beginners Contemporary Dance at NunArt and AREA Dansa,  Barcelona – Spain
    • AREA-CREA Professional Dance Program at AREA Dansa, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2015-2016
    • Advanced and Intermediate Ballet for Young Adults at  Bots Dance School – Barcelona – Spain
  • 2014-present
    • Creative Dance Workshops for public schools – Spain and US
  • 2014-2015
    • Creative Dance and Ballet for Kids at Driss Dansa, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2013-2014
    • Intermediate Ballet at Color Dansa, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2012-2013
    • Modern & Pilates based at Cisell Dance School, Sabadell – Spain
  • 2010-2012
    • Beginners Contemporary Dance at  NunArt, Barcelona – Spain
  • 2010-2014
    • Contemporary Dance & Jazz, Ballet, Pilates Based at Montserrat Dance School, Barcelona – Spain

RESIDENCIES

  • 2018-present
    • Artist in Residency JUMP dance Company, Providence RI – US
    • Artist in Residency at AS220, Providence RI – US
  • 2018
    • Artist in Residency at the Boston Conservatory, Boston MA – US 
  • 2013- 2015
    • L’Estruch, Sabadell – Spain
  • 2008
    • Cape Verde International & Cultural Exchange Residency, Praia – Cabo Verde
  • 2006
    • Internship Carolyn Carlson Company– Roubaix – France

OTHERS

  • 2007- present
    • Founding Member of NunArt Barcelona (Arts Manager and  Head of Education)
  • 2018- present
    • Curator and Producer of Lion’s Jaw Festival Barcelona
  • 2018- present
    • Member of New Movement Collaborative
  • 2008
    • Cape Verde International & Cultural Exchange Residency Committee Member
  • 2009
    • Volunteer at CREATE Arts Association in London – UK
  • 2008-2010
    • Work as Front of House Sadler’s Wells, London Major Dance Theatre – UK
  • 2002-2005
    • Theater and Voice
  • 1992-2000
    • Music Studies 6 Grade
  • 1992-2000
    • Piano Instrument 6 Grade

TRAINING 

  • Contemporary,
  • Ballet,
  • Improvisation,
  • Contact,
  • Flying Low,
  • Physical Theatre,
  • Yoga (Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar and Bikram),
  • Release,
  • Cunningham,
  • Graham,
  • Limon,
  • Horton,
  • Jazz,
  • Tap,
  • Pilates.

COMPLEMENTARY COURSES IN: 

  • The Place,
  • LABAN Center,
  • GDA,
  • Rambert Dance School, London
  • Graham School,
  • Cunningham Studio,
  • Trisha Brown Studio, New York
  • NunArt,
  • Area,
  • La Caldera,
  • Mudances, CCBarceloneta, Barcelona
  • Atelier De Paris, CCN Roubaix, in France
  • La Danserie, Brussels, Belgium

COMPLEMENTARY COURSES WITH: 

  • Akram Khan, London
  • Hofesh Shechter & Dance Company, London & Barcelona
  • Roberto Olivan, London & Barcelona
  • Marie-Gabrielle Roti, London
  • Kirstie Simson, US
  • Carolyn Carlson Company, France
  • Yael Flexer, Israel
  • Malou Airaudo, Germany
  • Jorge Crecis, Madrid
  • David Zambrano, Amsterdam
  • Teresa Nieto, Madrid
  • Between Others…

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