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Spanish National Dance Company
Spanish National Dance Company (Compañía Nacional de Danza) - logo -01.jpg
General information
Name Spanish National Dance Company
Local name Compañía Nacional de Danza
Previous names Ballet Nacional de España Clásico
Year founded 1979
Principal venue Spain Spain
Website cndanza.mcu.es
Artistic staff
Artistic Director José Carlos Martínez[1]

The Spanish National Dance Company, (Compañía Nacional de Danza),[2][3] was founded in 1979, originally as under the name of Ballet Nacional de España Clásico. Its first director was dancer Victor Ullate, followed by Maria de Avila, Ray Barra, Maya Plisetskaya, Nacho Duato (1990-July 2010), Hervé Palito and José Carlos Martínez since December 2010.

Spanish National Dance Company, 2015


  1. ^ José Carlos Martínez, nuevo director de la Compañía Nacional de Danza, El País, 17 de diciembre de 2010.
  2. ^ Ulrich, Allan (2010-05-01). "Dance review: Compañía Nacional de Danza - SFGate". Articles.sfgate.com. Retrieved 2010-08-13. 
  3. ^ "The Santa Barbara Independent Compañía Nacional de Danza at the Granada". Independent.com. 2010-05-04. Retrieved 2010-08-13. 

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21 news items

New York Times

New York Times
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 10:39:44 -0700

DANCE, ESPECIALLY BALLET, is often seen as a quest for perfection in human form. Not so for Ohad Naharin, the artistic director of the Tel Aviv-based Batsheva Dance Company. Rather than watch an hour of accomplished performance, Naharin would ...

South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription)
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 17:22:30 -0700

I love dance more and we sponsor the Spanish National Dance Company. GUARDIAN ANGEL When I was 32, I went to Buenos Aires (in Argentina) on holiday with my sister and a friend. Before we went, a friend in Madrid gave me the number of a contact ...

The Japan Times

The Japan Times
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 01:11:15 -0800

After many years at the Paris Opera Ballet, Jose Carlos Martinez left that fabled company in 2011 when he reached its age limit of 42 for an etoile (principal dancer) — and took up the post of artistic director at the Spanish National Dance Company ...

The MIT Tech

The MIT Tech
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:44:36 -0800

Martinez is a renowned Spanish dancer and choreographer, who danced for many years for the Paris Opera Ballet and has been artistic director of the Spanish National Dance Company since 2010. The music for Resonance is from Franz Liszt's Études ...

Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:25:22 -0700

... will be many kinds from kilts to other pieces worn by dancers and ballets such Nacho Duato, currently the Artistic Director of Berlin State Opera and Ballet, which performed in "Compania Nacional de Danza de Espana" (Spanish National Dance Company).

Boston Globe

Boston Globe
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:03:53 -0700

21; a pair of classics, “La Bayadère” and Frederick Ashton's “Cinderella”; a world premiere by Spanish National Dance Company artistic director José Carlos Martínez; company premieres by Petr Zuska and Alexander Ekman; and resident choreographer ...

CNN International

CNN International
Thu, 27 Jan 2011 05:35:05 -0800

He approached Duato, a non-Russian speaker, who has spent the last 20 years choreographing new works as Artistic Director of the Spanish National Dance Company. At first Duato was reluctant to change direction towards classical ballet. But then ...


Mon, 28 Oct 2013 06:51:40 -0700

〔新網記者麻念台台北特稿〕 西班牙國家舞團(Spanish National Dance Company)在2004年由其靈魂人物藝術總監納丘.杜亞托(Nacho Duato)帶領首度來台,2009年他與戲劇導演湯瑪斯.潘道爾(Tomaz Pandur)首度攜手合作的現代舞《慾望之翼》再次前來,這次則是 ...

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