GUSTAVO RAMÍREZ BIOGRAPHY
CND ARCHIVE REPERTOIRE 90/11. GUEST CHOREOGRAPHERS
He was born in San Fulgencio, Alicante, in 1978. He began his dance training at the Josetta García de Almoradí Dance School, then continuing his studies at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona with instruction by Karemia Moreno, Guillermina Coll and Jose María Escudero, among others.
He has performed as a member of such companies as Hubbard Street Chicago, Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Ballet de la Comunidad de Madrid or Ballet Contemporáneo de Barcelona, working with such choreographers as Jacopo Godani, Hans van Manen, Jiri Kylian, Lionel Hoche, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Paul Lightffot, Margarita Donlon, Víctor Ullate, Philippe Trehet, Shusaku Takeuchi, Rui Horta, David Parsons, Ramón Oller and Jim Vincent, among others. At present, his performing talents have been assigned exclusively to the Titoyaya Project.
The prizes he has earned over his career as a choreographer are as follows: Prize for the Best Choreographic Direction and Prize for the Best Dance Spectacle of Prizes in the Scenic Arts of the Region of Valencia 2005, Les Etoiles de Ballet prize 2000, Cannes, edition 2004; Prix Dom Perignon 2001, Hamburg; Premi Ricard Moragas 1997, Barcelona.
More than 25 of his works are part of the repertory of: Gyori Ballet (Hungary), Nederlands Dans Theaater 2 (Holland), IT danza Jove Companyia de L’Institut del Teatre (Barcelona), Ballet de Teatres de la Generalitat Valenciana, Ballet Junior og Geneve (Switzerland), Budapest Dance Theater (Hungary), Dominic Walsh Dance Theater (USA), Luna Negra Dance Theater (USA), Hamburg Ballet (Germany), Ballet Met (USA), Passarelles (Belgium), ABC Dance Company (Austria), Ballet de Carmen Roche (Madrid), Patas Arriba (Alicante).
Gustavo Ramírez has been chosen by the Magazine POR LA DANZA, on its 15th anniversary, as one o the 15 outstanding names to watch on the international dance scene. He is a Professor at the MiguelHernándezUniversity and High Conservatory of Valencia. Artistic Director of proyecto titoyaya (a dance company based in Valencia).
- The shows by the company are:
- Portrait DE OSCAR WILDE,
- MANERA Y MONIQUILLA Y
- EL LADRON DE RISAS.