About Luis Beltran
LUIS BELTRAN, Company Dancer, is originally from Ecuador, and started his Spanish dance training in 2004 as part of the Ensemble Español’s Youth Company, under the direction of Dame Libby Komaiko and Sara Samuels. In 2013, he became an understudy, as well as an apprentice artist. Luis has trained with Irma Suárez Ruiz, Jorge Pérez, Jose Torres, Juan Mata, Ana Gonzalez, Timo Lozano, Paloma Gomez, and Raquel Gomez. Luis has also studied ballet and modern dance with Venetia Stifler, Rachael Burton and Jamie Ferrel at Northeastern Illinois University, and was a recipient of the Brommel-Perez Scholarship. In 2012, he traveled to Madrid, Spain with the Youth Company to study at the Botica del Arte Dance Studio with Carmela Greco, Maria Torres and Paloma Gomez. Luis performs nationally and internationally, performing works choreographed by Raquel Gomez, Irma Suárez Ruiz and Ron de Jesus.