DeNada’s choreographer and director, Carlos Pons Guerra, attended the royal reception held as part of King Felipe and Queen Leticia of Spain’s state visit to the UK.Read More
DeNada Dance Theatre (choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra) is seeking male dancers with excellent classical and contemporary technique, with unique personalities, skills in character work and theatricality, for the creation and UK national tour of its new full-length narrative production, Toro: DeNada’s Beauty and the Bull, a surreal, gender questioning and postcolonial work inspired by Angela Carter's reading of Beauty and the Beast- The Tiger's Bride.Read More
DeNada Dance Theatre opened its 2017 National Tour of Ham and Passion at Wilton’s Music Hall, London, on 21st February, and was met by a terrific reaction from the audience and national, international and specialised press.Read More
During the rehearsal period for DeNada's 2017 national tour of Ham and Passion, DeNada will be delivering open company class for professional dancers and students in their final year of vocational training.
Ballet classes will be delivered by our guest ballet mistress, Nathalie Leger (former Northern Ballet principal), on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Company dancers will deliver contemporary class on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Class price: £4 per class
Time: 9- 10 am Mon-Fri
Week of 9th January: Yorkshire Dance
Week of 16th January: Leeds Beckett University Dance Studio (Headingley Campus)
Week of 23rd January: Leeds Beckett University Dance Studio (Headingley Campus)
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Young Ballet of the National Dance School of the Dominican Republic, ENDanza, premiered Carlos Pons Guerra's Miranda- a new short ballet that explores William Shakespeare's The Tempest, drawing on Pons Guerra's research into Caribbean views on gender- at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Santo Domingo, on 4-5 February 2016.Read More
During his time in the Dominican Republic, Carlos Pons Guerra taught class and excerpts from DeNada's repertoire for the National Dance Company of the Dominican Republic, under direction of Marianella Boan, in the company's studios at the National Dance School in Santo Domingo.Read More
Carlos Pons Guerra will be working in the Dominican Republic throughout January 2016, in project supported by The British Council, Arts Council England, the National Dance School of the Dominican Republic and the National Dance Company of the Dominican Republic.Read More
With Tamara Rojo as Gala Patron, and featuring Spanish dancers from the Royal Ballet, premieres by Baltic Dance Theatre, Avatara Ayuso and Estela Merlos, DeNada will perform Young Man! at the British Spanish Society's Unique Gala of Spanish Dance.Read More
DeNada Dance Theatre- director/choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra- is looking for male dancers for its Autumn 2015/Spring 2016 UK tour of Ham and Passion: a Triple Bill of Dance. Dancers must have excellent classical and contemporary technique, good partnering skills, be open minded, expressive and experienced/interested in narrative work, with at least 2 years of professional experience, and capable of portraying several Spanish characters of both genders.
An audition, by invitation only, will take place in Leeds, United Kingdom, on July 16th 2015. For more information and to apply, please send an email including CV with photos and video link to email@example.com before 6th July for pre-selection.
Rehearsal and tour dates:
(Please note, tour dates are still being programmed so these may be subject to change)
4 weeks of rehearsal in Leeds, beginning on 24th August and until the premiere on the 2nd of October. Fee: £430 per week.
2 performances in autumn 2015, Leeds and Wolverhampton (Oct. 2nd and Nov. 6th)- Fee: £125 per performance
1-3 performances in London, autumn 2015 (dates to be confirmed)
1 week rehearsal in February, starting 1st February 2016, in Leeds. Fee: £430 per week.
3 performances in February, (5th, 12th and 25th, in Yorkshire and Birmingham). Fee: £125 per performance.
The company can cover travel to Leeds for rehearsals, travel to performances, accommodation in Leeds during rehearsal period and accommodation when on tour.
Carlos Pons Guerra was interviewed by Spanish magazine C7 during his last visit to Gran Canaria. It was a four page feature about his work, his relationship to Spain and the Canary Islands, his mother's food, and the ideas and work behind DeNada Dance Theatre.
DeNada Dance Theatre is looking for 6 dancers/physical performers (student or professional) to join the company in its creative process, for a 4 day workshop exploring and developing choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra's Passionaria, a Fantasia of Ham and Sequins.Read More