- Choreography: Vitali Safronkine
- Music: F.Chopin
- Dancers: Christina Casa y Iker Murillo
- Sinopsis: Después de 6 años creando para Covent Garden Dance Company, Vitali llevará una pieza única, inspirada en la belleza de los jardines Ingleses. En la creación de este año, la brisa que fluye a través de las rosas y las notas de Nocturne de Chopin, guiarán los cuerpos en movimiento hacia el anochecer.
Dancer and Artistic Director at Uniqart Dance Company. Mr. Murillo was born in San Sebastian, Spain and at fifteen years old he moved to Madrid in search of competitive dance training.He entered the distinguished “John Cranko Ballet School” in Stuttgart, Germany from which he later graduated.
His professional dance career launched in 1997 as a “Soloist” with the “Saarländischen Staatstheater”, and in a quest to expand his repertoire he later joins the “Heinz Spöerli’s Zürich Ballet” in 2001 where he performed various breathtaking roles alongside world-renowned choreographers.
His journey led him to the “Richard Wherlock’s Basel Ballet” until 2012. Since then, he has been touring and performing on famous stages worldwide with “The Béjart Ballet Lausanne”.
Mr. Murillo’s unique trajectory of 17 years has merited him several mentions in the acclaimed “Ballettanz Magazine”: 2002 “Young Dancer to watch”, 2008 “Outstanding Dancer”, and “Dancer of the Year” in 2010.
He received the “Dance Revelation” award in 2008 by “The Professional Dance Association of Gipuzkoa”.
In 2012 he performed for the president of the Basque country.
Resident choreographer at Uniqart Dance Company.
Mr. Safronkine was born in Samara Russia and began his dance training at the “Rudolf Nureyev Ballet School“ and at the age of 15 he left his native country to advance his training at the “Swiss Professional Ballet School“ (SBBS) in Zürich.
He is a recipient of “The Nureyev Foundation“ scholarship and achieved a finalist position in the world-renowned ballet competition “Prix de Lausanne“ in 2002.
That same year he won the “International Kiev Ballet Competition“ in Ukraine.
His professional career launched in 2004 with the “Heinz Spoerli’s Zürich Ballet“ where he reached the rank of “Soloist“ until 2010.
Eager to evolve and grow in his neo-classical repertoire, Vitali joined the “Richard Wherlock’s Basel Ballet“ in 2011.
In 2012 he continued his career at the “Béjart Ballet Lausanne“ where he not only expanded his repertory with various challenging roles, but also premiered as a choreographer by staging his timeless ballet “Reflejos” in June 2013.
Since 2008, Vitali has produced over 14 original choreographies for established ballet companies, while fulfilling his obligations as a dancer.
His breathtaking works have been performed in International Ballet Galas as well as in professional ballet competitions. Additionally, he has shared his passion for creating ballets with several ballet schools in Europe.
As a 2013 nominee of “A New Name to Watch“ by Dance Europe Magazine, this unique entrepreneur is continuously looking to expand his horizons as a dancer and choreographer.
In 2016 Finalist of the Emergent Choreographic Competition in Biarritz, organized by the Malandain Ballet and Bordeaux National Opera.
Iker Murillo Director Artístico Uniqart Dance Company
"Nocturne" rehearsal from Vitali Safronkine