María Juncal was the winner of the Antonio Gades National Award of Flamenco Dance and voted the best flamenco dancer at the Festival Del Cante De Las Minas. An extraordinary dancer & choreographer, María comes to Hollywood for this not-to-be-missed 3-day workshop.
Native to the Canary Islands, María was born into a family of flamenco blood, the Borruls. María Juncal began her path studying ballet and Spanish classic dance in Tenerife, where she was a pupil of Miguel Navarro, Rosalina Ripoll and her aunt, Trini Borrul. In Madrid, she studied with legendary flamenco stars as La Tati, Güito, Merche Esmeralda and Ciro, and classic dance with Dagmara Brown.
Beginning / Intermediate & Advanced Classes
She has worked with the companies of Manolete, José Greco, Güito and “Flamenco bells”, doing tours in France, Spain, German, United Kingdom, Canada, The United States, Japan and China. She excelled as a soloist in the show “Pure Passion”, produced for Joaquín Cortés, and in “The Gypsy Muse” by Paco Peña. In Los Angeles, María has collaborated with Debbie Allen, dancer and actress of the series ‘Fame’ in her documentaries on dance.
As invited artist, she took part in the Opera “Carmen” in the Palace of Fine Arts of the City of Mexico. In 2004, she was awarded the National Prize of Flamenco Dance “Antonio Gades” in Cordoba, Spain. In June, 2006 she was awarded the prize to the best soloist choreography in the XV Contest of Choreography of Spanish dance and Flamenco in the Albeniz Theatre of Madrid.
Her surprising maturity, the depth of her movements and the force she impresses on her dancing reminds us of some of the great dancers of this century, discovering at the same time unseen facets of expression.
Please join us for this exciting workshop event!
LOCATION: IDA: International Dance Academy, 6755 Hollywood Blvd #200, Studio B Hollywood, California 90028, United States