• Founder Nacho Duato Dance Academy, Madrid

  • Talent Scout, Coach and Resident Teacher
He was born in Madrid and began his studies in classical dance under the guidance of maestro Pedro de la Cruz. He graduated from the Real Conservatorio Superior de Danza in Madrid and from L’École de Danse Clasique Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo under the direction of Marika Bessobrasova.

In 1987, he joined the National Dance Company under the direction of Maya Plisetskaya, during which he began performing his first roles as a solo dancer. With Nacho Duato taking over the direction of the company, he was promoted to principal dancer. Over a span of 16 years, he participated in all creations of the Valencian choreographer and danced most of the repertoire of the CND, which also included pieces by renowned international choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Ohad Naharin, and Mats Ek, with whom he had the opportunity to work personally.

He performed in numerous international galas and was invited by Alicia Alonso to participate in the 50th-anniversary gala of the founding of the Cuban Ballet.
After finishing his performing career, Nacho Duato brought him into the production team of the CND as a tour manager, eventually becoming the Production Director.
He holds a degree in business management from ESERP (Madrid) and a Master's degree in Internationalization and Cooperation in Cultural and Creative Sector Management from the Complutense University of Madrid.

He has been a speaker in the field of cultural management at the Complutense University of Madrid and has worked on various cultural development projects between public and private entities at the national and international levels.

Currently, he is the deputy director of the Nacho Duato Academy in Madrid and assistant to the choreographer, teaching courses and workshops at conservatories, universities, and schools internationally.
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