About Bárbara

Bárbara Sánchez, spanish choreographer and performer, born and live in Sevilla. She created 10 stage works, makes dance and theatre, initiated several feminist research laboratories and collaborates with artists active in writing, theatre, music and dance.

She studied drama, classic dance and contemporary dance in Sevilla, expanding her training in many european cities(London, Paris, Toulouse…) with teachers and choreographers such as Phillipe Gaulier, Enrique Pardo, Germana Civera, Julyen Hamillton, María Muñoz, Jordi Cortés, Ivo Dimchev…She has worked in London and the Caribbean as a striptease dancer and as a contemporary dancer with andalusian companies such as Manuela Nogales, El Velador or La Cuadra de Sevilla, having the opportunity to go on tour around the world, performing in many theatres throughout the years. She had created six escenic pieces, “The backyard”, “Pluto is not a planet”, “Gala Fantoche” in collaboration with Roberto Martinez, “Satisfaction whim”, began the feminist laboratory “Chase the frenzy away from us”. In recent years she has worked with Abraham Hurtado in the laboratory-performance “Ignition” with Sociedat Doctor Alonso in the project “The undergraverdigger”, with Meg Stuart in part of the research project “Atelier III” and Mark Tompkins and Meg Stuart in the improvisation project  “ABC LAB 2016″. In 2016 she premiered her last two works, the conference-performance “Electrohumor” in collaboration with Jaime Conde-Salazar and the scenic piece “Somewhat paler”. In 2017 she starts her new piece “VARVARA”.

Gala Fantoche