• Dancers

    Álvaro Frutos | Star Performer

    Alvaro collates his work as interpreter and director at Los Negros Dance Company. Since 2010 he works as teacher for different dance and educational institutions. After finalizing his superior training in the Andalusian Centre for Dance ( CAD), he started to work for Cie.Coline ( France), he has also worked with choreographers like Lisi Estaras, Nicolas Vladyslav and Buingoc Quan, Emmanuel Gat, Siomi Tuizer and Edmond Russo, Salla Sanou and Sedou Boro. He receives the prize for best masculine interpreter at PAD International 2013 and he is finalist in the 16MASDANZA and winner of the public prize and masculine performer at PAD2015 for his work in "The Russian Experiment". We works for Daniel Abreu Company in the "Animal"production and with Abraham Hurtado in the project "Ignición". Currently he works in Projects Movement by Sharon Fridman.

    Aka Thiemele | Finalist & Star Performer

    Dancer, Choreographer and Dance Teacher ( Ivory Cost 1975). Aka is an internationally recognized dancer and choreographer specialized in african dances and body percussion. He has trained in several dance genres since childhood and has worked with the best dance companies of the african continent including the Ivory Cost Ballet. Since 2002 he has created and directed Tam Tam Karibu and Tam Tam Berlin. For many he has worked as a dancer and creative director for Mayumana. He has participated in performances like ´´BE``(Union Square, NY) “Cutty Sark Shangai-London since 1870” with Franco Dragone, “Momentum”(Union Victory, Broadway-NY), “Sama, Sama” (Mayumana & Cirque du Soleil) and “Beefeater XO” with Dabiz Muñoz.

    Cristian Serrano | Finalist & Star Performer

    Cristian Serrano is a Break-Dance performer and is part of the BBoys Madrid. He has participated in numerous festivals and competitions of Break-Dance, in Madrid Activa 2015 and in championships in Sweden, Belgium and France.

    David Vento | Bionic Festival Winner 2016

    David is a dancer born in Salamanca, acrobat and expert in bboying, wheel and Cyr. He has represented Spain in the international championships in Korea, USA, UK, France… Also he has developed a career as a contemporary dancer, expert in Acro Dance. David works at the Teatro Real in Madrid and has participated in the operas of Richard Wagner( Das Liebesverbot), in the opera Moises & Aron, Rodelinda, Billy Budd, Otello, etc. He is also performing in the production "NAGARE"of the Circle of Trust company and was the only spanish dancer selected by Bob Wilson for the annual residency in the Watermill Centre in New York 2016.

    Fatu Drame Drame | Star Performer

    Fatu is a great dancer from Barcelona, specialized in Twerk Dance. She initiated in dance through hip-hop, booty dance and dancehall. She is member of Attitude Dancehall Crew and Attitude Blood. She has performed with different artists such as Sean Paul, Elephant man, Benny page, Mr.Vegas and Major laser. She was third in the Iberian Dancehall queen contest in 2013 and won the Twerk Contest Barcelona in 2016, being second in the Dacehall battles of Terreta Urbana. Currently she is part of "Official twerk Company"one of the most prestigious twerk groups with more prizes accumulates in the discipline.

    Jouseph Coulibaly Sarademe | Finalist

    Born in Ivory Coast in 1985, he receives specialized training in music and dance in the Village Ki-YI in Abidjan. He has participated in festivals such as "Complet Mandigue", was part of the "Possoum -Bo"company until 2005, when he started an international tour with "Mother Africa". In Spain he has participated in the Villa Summers 2010, Sala Galileo, Africa Vive, Festival Mestizaje in Leon and Smart Stage.

    Judith Rosillo | Finalist

    Judith Rosillo is expert dancer and teacher of Bollywood Dance and collaborates with Raquel Novellón Company.

    Lyncoln Diniz | Star Performer

    Lyncoln is a brasilian choreographer and dancer, with a Master in Scenographic practice and Visual culture. He has collaborated with the Olivier Company and has performed in minima espacio escénica no convencional and the San Sebastian Tabakalera with his piece "Cinema trascendente".

    Raquel Novellón | Finalist

    Raquel Novellón has her own Dance Company, specialized in flamenco and contemporary dance, organizing spectacles around Spain and collaborating with numerous artists. She is teacher at CEDANCE School of spanish dance and flamenco.

    Richard Quintana | Finalist

    Richard’s debut as dancer took place in Bogota, with the "The Nutcracker". Working for colombian television and also performing in Brasil, he also participates in the “Excelsior” Ballet in the Scala in Milan, he also has worked in many operas in Teatro Real in Madrid, being first dancer in the ballets of Luis Ruffo and Zambra ballet of Maria Larios. Richard has performed in the indian musical of Sunny Sing "Dancing Bollywood"and Egyptian folklore ballet Al-andalus. He has worked for many dance academies and is principal dancer in the EBDGroup.

    Sara Pérez Gómez | Finalist & Star Performer

    Trained and educated in the Dance School Marta de la Vega, she is a dancer of the Casa Patas Foundation, having performed in China, Korea, Brasil, Germany, Russia and Japan among many more. She works in different tablaos like Cardamomo, Villa Rosa, Café de Chinitas, Corral de la Morería, las Tablas, and she has worked with Maria Pages company. With more of 10 years in the Flamenco world, she also collaborates with many academies as spanish dance and flamenco teacher.

    Sufian Ben | Finalist & Star Performer

    Sufian is an anthropology student in the Complutense University in Madrid, he is part of the BBoys Madrid, collaborating as dancer for the Rafael Amargo company. He has participated in many TV shows, like La Voz, el Hormiguero, Ana Rosa Quintana, and collaborated in publicity adds for many brands. He has participated in the Bayona Street Battle Festival and in championships in Sweden, Belgium and France.

    Soraya Sainz Cerezo | Finalist

    Soraya Sainz Cerezo is a dancer and body paint artist. She has performed in the Compac Theatre in Madrid and has worked in the Medina company. Educated in oriental dance and body expression in different styles like contemporary dance and flamenco. Her style is fusion dance and has influences of oriental techniques and ritual dance.

    Tamara Pina Ajo | Finalist & Star Performer

    Tamara was educated in the dance school Maria de la Vega. Dancer of he Casa Patas Foundation, having performed in Zimbabwe, China, Korea, Brasil, Germany, Russia and Japan among many more. She works in different tablaos like Cardamomo, Villa Rosa, Café de Chinitas, Corral de la Morería, las Tablas, and she has worked with Maria Pages company. With more of 10 years in the Flamenco world, she also collaborates with many academies as spanish dance and flamenco teacher.

    Carlos Sancho Nadal | Star Performer

    Educated in spanish dance and flamenco, Carlos is a dancer of the Casa Patas Foundation, he has participated in the Alboreá Festival and collaborates with Madrid tablaos like Corral de la Morería y el Café de Chinitas.

    Amanda Gonzales | Star Performer

    Amanda was the first dancer to experience the bionic dance o dance with mobile trees, in the school Madphoto in decembre 2014. She was also the first dancer to perform Bionic Dance in public in june 2015. Educated in classic dance, she has expanded her education to contemporary dance and butoh

    Macarena H. Giron | Bionic Movement Coach

    Macarena is a dancer, pilates instructor and coach. Studied classical dance and has a bachelors degree in journalism. She's part of Computum contemporary dance company and teaches pilates in numerous gyms in Madrid. She coaches non-profits and enterprises alike.

    Jongen De Wit | Star Performer

    Jongen de Witt is a conceptual pos-trash dutch-spanish artist.

    Joahn Volmar | Star Performer

    Joahn Volmar, a dual citizen from Spain and French Guiana, discovers his interest for the movement of the body when he is 19 years old. Since 2009, he has worked as a dancer and performer in various projects and companies such as Protein Dance (UK), Cie Color Dansa (ES), La Fura dels baus (ES), la Cia Latamaida  (ES), la Cia Ximena Carnevale (ARG/ES), Cia Manuela Nogales danza (ES), Cia dlcAos / Manuela Barrero (ES). He has also collaborated with the Simon Fraser University of Vancouver (Canadá) in Barca, and in the Integration Dance project of the dance company El Mur (ES) and in the Steptext dance project (DE). Since 2013 he has been developing his own dance and scenic arts research project:  The Third One Project.

    Jonathan Martineau | Star Performer

    Jonathan is originally from Canada and lives in Spain since 2005. He is a criminology graduate and holds a doctorate in philosophy. Jonathan always wanted to dance and explore the thought behind the movement. ´´I make an effort to keep being born, and to develop the concepts and practices that will allow the experience of a space to be born```. He is a teacher of body practices inspired in butoh and other liberating contemporary philosophies. He has danced with the Company Omos Uno (ES) and together with Diana Bonilla Lafuente he created the Company Coracor, as a platform for different works.

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    Konan Koffi | Star Performer

    He is a multifaceted and spiritual dancer and is immersed in a constant research about movement, his nuances style is full of tribal and contemporary influences. He is originally from Ivory Cost, and belongs to Akan Ethinic group. He has received training in traditional african dance and has worked with dance companies such as Djolem and Mother Africa Circus performing on several european tours. He furthered his dance education performing with the Talehi Company. In Spain, he collaborates with Mandjani Cultural Association and he has performed in the Veranos de la Villa 2010, Sala Galileo, Afric Vive, Festival Fiestizaje in León, Smart Stage and the show Cuatro TV Fama a Bailar.

    Cecilia Gala | Star Performer

    Cecilia is a spanish dancer and performance artist. After pursuing a career focused on contemporary dance and jazz a personal experience changed the way she thought about dance and movement. She was drawn to the japanese dance of Butoh, and she explored the intricacies of this discipline in La Maison du Butoh Blanc in France and later in Japan, where she studied under masters Tenko Ima and Yoshito Ohno. Cecilia studied Musical Theatre with Víctor Ullate Roche in his Madrid studio, and is a graduate from the Rey Juan Carlos University, where she studied Visual Arts. She cites Isadora Duncan, Masaki Iwana and Moeno Wakamatsu as some of the dancers who have inspired her.

    Sonia Robles Viñas | Star Performer

    Sonia is a dancer specialized in spanish dance and flamenco. Born in Madrid, she started to dance when she was 4 years old. Later she studied in Centro de Artes escénicas SCAENA, an institution directed by Carmen Roche, where she graduated in Spanish Dance. She furthered her education in Amor de Dios and the Professional Association of Dance in Madrid. She has performed as a dancer in different Zarzuelas and Operas such as “La Traviata” and “Rigolleto” in multiple tours across Spain and Portugal.

    Jean Paul Agudeli | Star Performer

    A member of Madrocko_team & BBoys Madrid, Jean Paul Agudeli is a professional dancer of street dance and break dance.

    Osamy Flinix | Star Performer

    Originally from Morocco, Osamy is a dancer and choreographer based in Madrid. He is member of Madrocko_Team and BBoys Madrid.

    Angel Seijo | Star Performer

    Angel is a young dancer from Madrid, he is a member of the BBoys Madrid and Madrocko_team.

    Becha Sita Kumbu | Star Performer

    Professional dancer since 2000, Becha is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is an expert in a variety of disciplines such as Soukous dances and Bigotit, she also has experience in contemporary dance. She participated as a dancer in the "Cabalgata de Reyes" in Madrid, in 2015.

    Genevieve Assengue Nbongo | Star Performer

    Dancer and Choreographer, originally from Cameroon. In 2015 he participated as a dancer in the "Cabalgata de Reyes" in Madrid.

    Abián Nauzet Hernandez Herrera | Winner 2nd Prize Bionic Festival 2017

    Abián Nauzet Hernandez Herrera is a young dancer from the Canary Islands, he trained in the Dance School of Natalia Medina, and has been a teacher of numerous workshops. Abián has participated in the works “Incorpórea” of Vanessa Medina and Ángeles Padilla, “White Discharge” of Igor Kirov Skopje in Macedonia; “Exquisite Form” by José Reches, Madrid; “Elipsis” of Teresa Nieto; “Tiempo” by Vanesa Medina and Ángeles Padilla; “Feeling well when you are around to me” by Vanesa Medina; “Moving in space” by Vanesa Medina; “Traveling” by Jose Reches, Work in progress “Beginnings”, in the Festival Dansez M aintenant – Chàteau de Véretz “Keneish dance company” 2017, amongst others.

    Colectivo Gitanes | Finalists & Star Performers

    Colectivo Gitanes is born to nurture the curiosity of seven women that want to research, and create interdisciplinary dance works. They include in their project a necessity to be part of social & collective themes that work with empathy and artistic communication coherence. Their roots rely on spanish dance in fusion with other disciplines. They have Won the first prize ex aequo and the public prize in the 2nd edition of “3,2,1...andACTIONandDANCE” of the Milk&Honey Platform with the videoart work "La perra de Goya" in 2016. Colectivo Gitanes has participated in production for Matadero Madrid and for La Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.
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    Cyprien Rausis | Finalist

    Cyprien Rausis is born in Switzerland in 1988, since que was young he trained in the theater school l'Alambic in Martigny, his town of origin. After studying high-school in spanish, and coursing pedagogy in the Fribourg University, he fusions his passion for theatre and spanish and starts his career in between Switzerland and spain. Based in Madrid since 2009, he studies Body Expression at La RESAD. He is part of the theatre companies Cachaba Teatro and ElViajeEntretenido. He receives the first prize for the "Certamen Jóvenes Creadores de Madrid 2015", thanks to the collective creation "Viejos". Also he wins a special mention for "El Mágico Prodigioso" of the company ElViajeEntretenido, at the Barroc children's Festival of Almagro in 2015. In Switzerland he works in the Le Jeune Prince et la Vérité of the Compagnie Générale de Théâtre directed by Mathias Urban and in Amores de Cantina, bilingual musical drama, in spanish and french, adaptation of the chilean autor Juan Radrigán with the Théâtre Spirale, directed by Michele Milner. Cyprien also works in different pedagogical productions in french, for high-schools in Spain to understand better some of Molière's works like L'Avare and Le Malade imaginaire with the company BricAbrac Teatro.

    Evelyn Viamonte Borges | Winner 3rd Prize Bionic Festival 2017

    Born in Cuba, Evelyn is Phd in the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and teacher in IUDAA Physical Theatre. Currently she works as artistic director in the Dance Company "Al Descubierto Physical Theatre". She is a funding member of the cuban company Teatro del Espacio Interior ( from 1998 to 2003). She has been teacher also at Escuela Profesional de Arte of Camagüey, where she won the Research Prize of the Scenic Arts Council of Camagüey, in Cuba 2001. Evelyn has also won the feminine performing prize in 1995 in the Research Theatre in Sancti Spiritus and the performing prize in 2002 in the National Theatre Festival of Cuba. In 2011 she creates "Días como agua" in what it becomes her first work for A Ras Colective, a moment when she bases her life in Madrid.
    Al Descubierto Website

    Iara Guedes | Bionic Festival Winner 2017

    Iara Guedes is a multidisciplinary brasilian artist, born in São Paulo (1976). She has studied dance and performance in the University of Communication and Arts of the Body (PUCSP) from 1999 to 2002. Her interest in animations and their potential for performances begun in 2004. From then she has researched new technologies and visual graphics generated by computer. Ira graduated in Digital Cinema in the International Academy of Cinema and Animation of Characters in the Melies School from 2008 to 2010. In 2014 she moved to Berlin where she explores animal and human mutation in the beginning of the XXI century. Her last works are “THE BURNING FOREST” and “SAVE THE LAST MERMAIDS” performances with video projections, presented in Berlín and Bologna in the Food Art Week in Entretempo Kitchen Gallery, of Berlin; other recent works are “BEYOND NARAYAMA MOUNTAIN:AN ANTHROPOCENOPHAGIC BALLAD” — 2017, performance with Tereza Guedes, presented in Entretempo Kitchen Gallery and Das Kapital, in Berlin; “LIVING WATER” — 2016, presented in Entretempo Kitchen Gallery, in Berlín and the Paris Food Art Week 2016.
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    Julia Nicolau | Finalista

    Julia Nicolau is a dancer BA in Physical Expression in La RESAD in Madrid. She is a Transverse Flute professional, trained at the professional music Conservatory in Madrid. She is also master in Contemporary Dance in the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (USA) and has also studied in the Royal Academy of Dance of London in Madrid. In 2017 she wins the internship for scenic arts creation of the Region of Madrid for the piece ́ ́Desaparecer en tres actos``. She is contact teacher and is working in her thesis of Contact Improvisation and its implementation at universities. Julia has worked for the ODC Dance Company in San Francisco, she received the L.Eva Pancoast prize for the Contact Improv Festival of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In London she has worked with the dance company Salder’s Wells and is a co- funder of Third Arrangement with Andrzej Welmisnki and Teresa Welmisnka. She collaborates in video projects with Mexico and France and the Colective Telar. Julia has also participated in Peep Box – Compañía Mey-ling Bisogno, Matadero, Madrid (Spain), directed by Meyling Bisogno, and Intáctil – Fringe Madrid 2014, in Cricoteka Theatre in Poland, Morgana Festival in Italy, Print Room’s Festival, in Coronet (London), Feria de Artistas Emergentes Conde Duque, Achaques – Teatro del Bosque of Móstoles, Stékáni Encounter de Brno (Czech Republic), Stanslavski Continues festival (Moscow), The Wandering Theatres festival of Gardzeniece and Teatru Solwey of Krakow (Poland) BITEI Theatre Festival (Moldavia) International Sibiu Festival and Babel Festival (Romania), Etta er Brad heimur – Gaflaraleikhúsi, Reykjavik (Iceland), Bloqueo – Festival Itself Varsovia, amongst others. Julia has been teacher of workshops for the prevention of violence a gainst women and girls, for the I.E.S M. Catalan, in Barcelona.

    Marcelo Rubal | Finalista

    Marcelo studied in the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático of Madrid (RESAD), where he has been Scenic Art teacher. Marcelo is BA in Fine Arts in Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He studied with Jacques Lecoq en París, and with William Leyton and Pawel Rouba. Marcelo has worked with the most relevant spanish artists like Fernando Fernán Gómez, Adolfo Marsillach, Gerardo Vera, Francisco Nieva, Nuria Espert, Ricardo Bofill, Miguel Narros, Manolo Gutiérrez Aragón, Rafael Alberti, Julia Gutiérrez Caba, Juan Guerrero Zamora, Albert Boadella, etc.
    He has participated in productions of the Centro Dramático Nacional, Compañía Nacional Teatro María Guerrero, Teatro Español, Compañía Fernando Fernán Gómez, Compañía Adolfo Marsillach, Compañía Julia Gutiérrez Caba, Teatro Reina Victoria, amongst others. In Television Marcelo has participated in many series as main role and co-protagonist like “Barrio Sésamo”, “El soldado Bombolon” and “Los Galácticos”. He has taken part of International Festivales like the Cinema Bienalle di Venezia, the International Theatre Festival of Zagreb, Prague and San Sebastian, the "Festival de Teatro Nuevo de Alcoy", the "Festival de Teatro de Avilés", etc. Marcelo has received serveral prizes like the Antena de Oro ( Golden Antena) for his role in "Barrio Sesamo", the first prize of the International Theatre Festival of Zagreb, and the first prize of the RTVE "El Semáforo". He has had exhibitions in the Faculty of Fine Arts, Gallery Juana Mordo, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Gallery Espacio Trapecio, etc. MIMOarte

    María Move | Finalista

    María is a sound artist and dancer BA in Fine Arts in UCM, and BA is the Music in the Professional Conservatory of Valladolid, specializing in piano, and having also studied violoncello and Singing in the Katarina Guska School in Madrid. She has also trained circus techniques, Contact Dance and Aerial techniques in E.C. Circonove, Escuela de Circo Alcorcón, Estudio 3, Teatro Asura (Madrid), amongst other schools. She works as a teacher in Formative Action in the Synthesis Company ( Vigo), and the Universidad de Ciencias de la Educación de Pontevedra, CGAC (Santiago de Compostela) in areas such as music training and plastic arts. María is co-funder of the Project O.M.E.Ga (Orquesta de Música Espontánea de Galicia). She is also part of the duo Sindo (Maria Move - voice, Antonio Calvache – piano. Se has participated in the spectacle-concert “Encaixe de Boleros”, and is co-director, composer and performing artist in Cía. AIREnoAR (Alvaro Reboredo & Maria Move).
    Maria Move Website

    Nataliya Andrukhnenko | Winner 3rd Prize Bionic Festival 2017 & Star Performer

    Graduated in Visual Arts and Dance in the Rey Juan Carlos University, Nataliya is member of the NEAP organization and is part of the Dance Company "Al Descubierto Physical Theatre". She has been selected by the Watermill Summer Program in 2014 in New York by the artistic director Bob Wilson, she has worked with Dimitris Papaioannou, Dorian Silec Petek and David Quintana, amongst others. In 2016 she obtained a residency in the Centro de Danza Canal to create Absens, a finalist work of the New Theatre Research Grant Atalaya-TNT, and she has participated in productions in the Teatro Nuevo Alcalá and the Centro Dramático Nacional.
    Al Descubierto Website