Ballet stars - Luisa Maria Arias and Francisco Lorenzo
POSTED ON06.06.2023
Big news! We are happy to announce two more amazing ballet dancers who will be performing at the Stars Gala in Alicante at Teatroprincipalalicante on July 22nd.

Collaboration with Nacho Duato Academy @nachoduatoacademy gives us a unique opportunity to enjoy the work of fantastic dancers.
Luisa Maria Arias @luisa_m_arias_ramiro and Francisco Lorenzo @franciscopancholorenzo will dance their stellar roles for you.

Luisa Maria Arias is a freelance dancer, choreographic assistant to Nacho Duato and is part of the Nacho Duato Training Program.
During her career Luisa Maria Arias has danced in companies such as: The National Dance Company; The Netherlands Dance Theater; The National Ballet of Nancy et la Lorraine; Opera National du Rhin.
She has worked with choreographers such as Nacho Duato, Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, W. Forsythe, Johan Inger, Ohad Naharin, Paul Lightfoot, Sun Lion, Crystal Pite, Marco Goecke, W. Vandekeibus, Hofesh Shechter, Alexander Ekman and many others.

Francisco Lorenzo is a member of "was bleibt kollektiv I Gentian Doda" @wasbleibtkollektiv.
He studied at the Columbus Theater Higher Art Institute, and performed with the Stable Ballet during the 1996/98. seasons. He danced with numerous independent companies, such as the Mercosur Ballet conducted by Maximiliano Guerra.
He has been the winner of several contests in his country and named the Revelation Dancer by the newspaper Clarín de Buenos Aires in 1999. That same year he entered the Contemporary Ballet of the Saint Martin Theatre. There Francisco specialised in different contemporary dance techniques and worked as a soloist with numerous choreographers (Mauricio Wainrot, Jean-Claude Gallota, David Parsons, etc.).
In 2002 he moved to Europe and in 2003 Nacho Duato hired him for the National Dance Company where he developed his work as principal dancer until 2015.
Francisco has performed in major theaters and festivals such as the Bolshoi of Moscow, Chatelet of Paris, Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, Staatsoper in Berlin, Theatre of Real Madrid, among others.

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