Lisard Tranis

Photos: Maria Falconer

Lisard Tranis (Spain) trained at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, where he performed choreographies by Emilio Gutiérrez, Pau Aran, Joan López and Lali Ayguade. After graduating, Lisard won the first prize at the International Dance Competition of Barcelona, which awarded him a scholarship to the Peridance Capezio Dance Centre (New York). He then joined VERVE15, the graduate company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, where he performed works by Kerry Nicholls, Luca Silvestrini and Douglas Thorpe, touring internationally. Upon completion of the course, he was awarded the Outstanding Postgraduate Achievement Award. Lisard joined DeNada for the Ham and Passion 2015/16 tour, where he performs the roles of the Young Man in Young Man! and Armando/Aurora in O Maria.