Ensemble Español
14-Vida-Peral
Vida Peral

Dancer / Choreographer

About Vida Peral

Vida Peral began her professional formation with the Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater in Chicago. For the following eight years her studies and company repertoire included Classico Español, Jota, and Flamenco, works by many of the artists in the United States, including Dame Libby Komaiko, Maria Alba, Edo, Victorio Korjhan, Manolo Rivera, William Carter and José Greco.

Her dedication and career choice took her to the studios of Amor de Dios, Madrid, where for nearly ten years she studied with many of the greatest, including Ciro, Paco Romero, Pedro Azorín, El Güito, La Tati, and Manolete, eventually coaching other students and performing:

•   Member of and assistant to Paco Romero Dance Company, Barcelona
•   Principal in choreographies by José Granero, Palma de Mallorca
•   Dancer with José Greco Company, Joyce Theater, New York
•   Soloist and partner to José Miguel, Tokyo

Now, Vida Peral continues a full schedule of classes, workshops and choreography projects. Highlights include:

•   International tours, including U.S.A., Spain, Japan, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Germany, South Africa, Curaçao
•   Choreographer for the World Press Gala, Hilversum, Netherlands
•   Guest choreographer for Het Internationaal Danstheater, Amsterdam
•   Choreographer and dancer for La Vida Breve, Limburg Symphony Orchestra, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
•   Performance series at Johannesburg Civic Theater, South Africa
•   Choreographer and dancer Rene Froger Show of the Year, 2001, Ahoy, Rotterdam
•   Choreographer for feature film Leef, Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen
•    School of Vida Peral dancers, Yes, We Can Dance 25th Year Anniversary Celebration, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam

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