He was born in Jerez de la Frontera, in 1976, and began his first dance steps at the age of ten.
It was forged, in the first instance, under the hand of the teacher Angelita Gómez, and later with different and important masters of flamenco dance. He worked as a bailaor and polished his dance in the flamenco tablaos of Seville, Madrid and Barcelona, and was part of different flamenco companies, such as Manuel Morao, La Chunga, Carmen Cortés, with the show “Salomé” and with Eva Hierbabuena in the shows “Eva” and “5 women 5″.
On the other hand, his collaboration with guitarists José Luis Montón and Juan Carlos stands out
Romero, with whom he is currently working. As well as, in the show “Samaruco” by cantaor Duquende and as guest artist with the bailaora Juana Maya. In 2010 he collaborated with the singer Miguel Poveda in the L Cantes de las Minas Festival in the Union, Murcia.
He brings knowledge and participates in different shows that have taken flamenco... +
...to countries such as the USA, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Turkey, Poland, France, Germany, and Japan.
He is awarded with the prize of Young Flamenco Interpreters, in the Seville Biennial of 2000 and with the Jerez Cup for the Chair of Flamencology of Jerez de la Frontera in 2005.
Solo highlights his performances at the Festival de Jerez in 2000 and 2001, at the Biennial of
Seville in 2002, at the Music and Dance Festival of Granada in 2001. And his tour with the
winners of the prize “Young Flamenco Interpreters”, in addition to its passage through countries such as Italy, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, and Holland. He participated with his company in the XLIII Bulería Festival in Jerez de la Frontera in 2010.
He is a flamenco dance teacher and has taught courses nationwide in the cities of Madrid, Seville, Malaga, Cádiz, and Jerez de la Frontera. And internationally in countries such as Norway, Greece, Italy, France, Germany, USA, England and Japan.
As a result of his career, at the Festival de Jerez in 2004 he premiered his first show “PEÑA” and staged it in Brighton (England), Amsterdam (Holland), Dusseldorf (Germany), several cities in Belgium, tour in France organized by the Toulouse Festival (France) and inaugurated the 1st Flamenco Festival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
In 2006 he created his second show together with the dancer Pilar Ogalla, “A FUEGO LENTO” and was premiered at the Dussedorf Flamenco Festival, at the Bienal del Flamenco in Seville, at the XI Flamenco Festival in Jerez, at New World Flamenco Irvine Festival (USA) and the II Moscow Flamenco Festival In 2009, “CADIZ DE LA FRONTERA” was born with the dancer Pilar Ogalla and it was premiered at the XIII Festival de Jerez and put on the stage, to be highlighted, at the Flamenco Arts Festival of Santa Bárbara (USA) and X Festival of Spanish Music in Cádiz.
In 2011 he created and premiered the solo show “CALLEJON DE ASTA” in Jerez and put it in scenes in several national theaters.
In 2012 he created with Pilar Ogalla “EL AIRE QUE LELEZA”, HE PREMIED AT THE Sherry Festival of that year and exported it to several international festivals.
In 2014 alone he created “ÓRDAGO A LA GRANDE” and with it he won the Audience Award of the Jerez de la Frontera Festival and, as with his other works, he performed on important stages.
In 2016, in collaboration with his partner Pilar Ogalla, they create their latest work “SEPIA Y ORO” until now, and it is staged for the first time at the XX Festival Flamenco de Jerez and once again receives the Audience Award, reaching legitimate criticism praise for its staging and recovery of the art of dance in its highest purity. His last staging was in Seville with Flamenco Viene del Sur, reaping a great success.
She was born in Cádiz in 1971 and took her first dance steps at the age of ten, first under the direction of Professor Concha Baras and, later, in the courses of great masters such as Manolete, Matilde Coral, Cristina Hoyos, Manuela Carrasco, Eva Yerbabuena and Antonio Canales.
He debuted in 1982 at the Gran Teatro Falla in Cádiz with the show Las calles de Cai, composed of the most veteran singers, guitarists and dancers of the land, such as Juan Villar, Adela La Jaqueta, Alfonso de Gaspar, etc.
Later, and until 1987, he will be part of the group Los Niños de la Tertulia Flamenca de la Isla, standing out in some galas along with figures such as Camarón de la Isla and Manuela Carrasco. He also participated in the program of Canal Sur Camino del flamenco and at a gala held before his Majesty Queen Sofía and Infanta Doña Cristina.
In the career of Pilar Ogalla, her performance in France and the Palau San Jordi in Barcelona with... +
...the Royal School of Equestrian Art of Jerez de la Frontera, as well as in the Central Theater in Seville with the Company Cristina Hoyos, could be highlighted. Later, he visited Sweden with the shows Al aire and Por el flamenco, made the COPE 2000 Tour and participated in the XI Bienal of Seville with the company of Rafael de Carmen, in his show Colores, and with the Company of Juan Ogalla, forming part of the show Soniquete, with which he performed in countries such as Austria, France, the United States and Japan.
Already alone, the Cádiz-born woman has danced in important tablaos of Seville and Madrid and, as a guest artist, in the companies of Javier Barón, in her shows Dime and Flamenco y Punto, premiered in France and in the Sala El Monte in Seville respectively; of Juan Ogalla, in the show Flamencos; and in that of Andrés Peña, in the show Peña. Together with the dancer Alicia Márquez, she premiered in Austria Two women, two looks.
Later he presented his first solo show, Locos del tiempo, in Cádiz, and in 2006, together with Jerez dancer Andrés Peña, he created the show A fuego lento, which, after his time at the Flamenco Festival in Dusseldorf (Germany) and the Bienal de Seville, obtained a great success in the Villamarta Theater in the XI edition of the Festival.
In 2006 she was also awarded in the contest of The Union. In addition to the many courses she teaches, Pilar Ogalla has released her first work as a choreographer named Danza Andalucía in Japan and at the 13th edition of the Festival she creates, together with dancer Andrés Peña, the Cádiz de la Frontera show that was premiered at the Dussedorf Flamenco Festival, at the Flamenco Biennial of Seville, at the XI Flamenco Festival in Jerez, at New World Flamenco Festival in Irvine (USA) and the II Flamenco Festival in Moscow.
In 2009 “CADIZ DE LA FRONTERA” was born, together with his partner Andrés Peña, and it was premiered at the XIII Festival de Jerez and put on stage, to be highlighted, at the Flamenco Arts Festival of Santa Bárbara (USA) and in X Festival of Spanish Music in Cádiz.
In 2012, he created Andrés Peña “THE AIR THAT TAKES ME”, and it premiered at the Festival de Jerez that year and exported it to several international festivals.
In 2016, in collaboration with his partner Andrés Peña, they create their latest work “SEPIA Y ORO” and they put it on stage for the first time at the XX Festival Flamenco de Jerez, winning the Audience Award and achieving legitimate criticism of praise for its staging and recovery of the art of dance in its highest purity. His last staging was in Seville with Flamenco Viene del Sur, reaping a great success.