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Hasta el Alba, the documentary

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New season

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Giselle, the story

The story of Giselle is born with the aim of telling young boys, girls and adullts the. pure love story of our protagonist. Written by Inés Martín. Illustrated by Raquel Apariccio. Edited by Tres Hermanas. Written by Inés Martín. Illustrated by Raquel Apariccio. Edited by Tres Hermanas.

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Giselle, storyteller

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Giselle, storyteller

. Through the storytelling of Giselle, we seek to stimulate the imagination, sensitivity an memory of boys and girls, making them participants of the story, its traditions, musical and dance knowledge.


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Know our dancers: Shlomi Shlomo Miara

Shlomi is a creative dancer born in Israel whose career in dance began unexpectedly. After his education in L&L Goodman Bat-Door, Kamea Dance Company and Israel Ballet he took the risk to travel to Zurich and dance in the Junior Zurich Ballet of Switzerland without knowing the language. In 2018 he joined the CND, where he has danced various pieces such as Pulcinella, Carmen, Giselle, Remansos, In Paradisum and one of the newest, Arriaga, where he performs an extraordinary solo.
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Know our dancers: Toby William Mallitt

Toby was born in the UK. He started his ballet studies in the English National Ballet School. In 2005 he joined The Royal Ballet School, where he graduated two years later, joinin the main company. In 2008 he joined Corella Ballet, dance principal pieces from their repertoire. In December 2011 he joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza, under the artistic direction of José Carlos Martínez. In September 2014 he is promoted to the category of soloist.

Dancing around the world with Mario Galindo

Mario was born in Madrid. He started his dancing journey in a school of his neighbourhood, and in 2014 he made the jump to proffessional dancing training. After graduating, in 2019 he continued studying at San Francico Ballet School. Since 2021 he's part of the Compañía Nacional de Danza, under the artistic direction of Joaquín De Luz.

Dancing around the world with Shani Peretz

Shani is an Israeli-born dancer. In 2006, she started her training in the Thelma-Yellin High School of the Arts. In 2010, she joined the Israel Ballet and, four years later, went on to join the Compañía Nacional de Danza (CND), under the artistic direction of José Carlos Martínez. In September 2019, she rose to soloist category under the artistic direction of Joaquín De Luz.

Meet our dancers: YaeGee Park

YaeGee Park, a Korean soloist dancer started dancing ballet when she was a kid among other art disciplines. She attended Korean National Ballet Academy and SunHwa Art School. Although she is more focused on the classical style, she has being recognized by Forsythe itself for her take in In the middle somewhat elevated. In 2012 she joined the CND; she has danced the role of Kitri, main female character in Don Quijote Suite by José Carlos Martínez, where she also shared the stage with the actual director of the Company Joaquín De Luz.  
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Meet our dancers: José Alberto Becerra

José Becerra is a dancer of Cuban origin, who got into ballet after joining the Escuela Vocacional de Arte de Eva Olga Alonso and, later, the Escuela Nacional de Ballet. He has danced in the Ballet Nacional de Cuba and in the English National Ballet, not only as a corps de ballet dancer but also as soloist and principal dancer. He has also danced in the Fundación para la danza Compañía Víctor Ullate, where he worked for six years until its closure. He has worked with choreographers such as James Kelly, Alicia Alonso, Aurora Bosch and Jiří Kylián, among others. In the 2020 season, he joined the CND under the direction of Joaquín De Luz.  
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Meet our dancers: Ana María Calderón

Ana Calderón, one of our soloists, started out in the world of dance at a very young age, learning jumps and pirouettes at the Mariemma Conservatorio Profesional de Danza in Madrid. Throughout her career, she has passed through different European and American companies, such as Switzerland’s Zurich Ballet or the Houston Ballet, where she acquired great expressivity in her dance. Her path brought her to Spain, where she joined the dance company of Ángel Corella, with whom she would later work with again at the Pennsylvania Ballet. In 2019, her dancing speed and versatility brought her to join the Compañía Nacional de Danza under the artistic direction of Joaquín De Luz. 

Meet our dancers: Daan Vervoort

Daan Vervoort is a dancer of Belgian origin who, after dancing in different countries, ended up in Spain in 2006 to join the junior version of the CND, the CND2, under the direction of Nacho Duato. He later joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza and, in 2013, was promoted to soloist category. In 2016, he danced in Johan Inger’s Carmen, with Emilia Gisladottir, in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre and for which Inger, the choreographer, won the prestigious Benois de la Danse award. Daan has also danced Nacho Duato’s Kol Nidre y Gnawa, William Forsythe’s Herman Schmerman, Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16 and Mats Ek’s Casi-Casa, among other choreographies.

Meet our dancers: Yanier Gómez Noda

Cuban dancer Yanier Gómez started his studies at the Alejo Carpentier Escuela Elemental de Ballet. He entered international contests in Havana, achieving Gold and Grand Prix for best partner at 17. In 2008, he joined the dance team at Ballet Nacional Cuba under the artistic direction of Alicia Alonso. He entered various Havana International Festivals, as well taking part in galas with stars from the American Ballet Theatre. In September 2016, he joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza as soloist.
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