MANAGEMENT TEAM

– Artistic Direction –

JOHAN
INGER

Born in Stockholm, Sweden (1967). He completes his dance training at the Royal Swedish Ballet School and the National Ballet School (Canada). From 1985 to 1990 he danced in the Royal Swedish Ballet. In 1990 he entered the Netherlands Dance Theater (NDT) and soon became one of the dancers with the most character and charisma of the Company.

Since his debut, Inger has created various works for the NDT. For his ballets Dream Play and Walking Mad, he received the Lucas Hoving Production Award in October 2001. Walking Mad (later danced by the Cullberg Ballet) was awarded the Dance & Dance Award 2005. Inger was nominated in various Dutch Awards such as the Golden Theater Dance Prize 2000, the VSCD Dance Panel and the 2002 Merit Award from the Stichting Dansersfounds’79.

 

In 2013 Inger received the prestigious Carina Ari Award in Stockholm for the international dissemination of Swedish art and dance. Inger left the NDT in 2003 to take over, as artistic director, of the Cullberg Ballet, a company he ran until 2008.

His work is commissioned by numerous ballet companies around the world. He has won the prestigious “Benois de la Danse” award for the best show of 2016 for his show CARMEN, for Compañía Nacional de Danza. Since 2009 he lives in Seville.

– Co-direction –

CAROLINA
ARMENTA

She begins her studies at the “Manuel de Falla” Conservatory of Cádiz to later move to Madrid where she continues to train in Classical and Contemporary Dance at the Carmen Roche school and graduating from the Royal Conservatory of Music and Dance of Madrid.

Rehearsal director of renowned choreographer Johan Inger. Carolina has staged works by Inger in companies such as SemperOper Dresden, Gauthier Dance and Alto Ballet Essen in Germany, Cullberg Ballet, Göteborgs Operans in Sweden, Aterballetto in Italy, Ballet de la Opera de Lyon in France, Cedar Lake Dance in New York, among others.

Between 1989 and 2003 she danced with the Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) in Holland, under the direction of Jirí Kylián and later between 2003 and 2008 with Cullberg Ballet in Sweden, under the direction of Johan Inger.

Carolina has performed works by Jírí Kylian, Mats Ek, Johan Inger, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, Hans Van Manen, William Forsythe and Jean Christophe Maillot, among others. Since 2010, she has thought classical ballet and choreographic workshops at different institutions in Sweden and Spain, teacher at “Centro Andaluz de Danza” in Seville, between 2011 and 2020.

PRODUCTION

– Manager –

GREGOR
ACUÑA-POHL

Trained at the Institute of the Theater of Seville, the Abadía de Madrid and the Ecolé de Phillippe Gaulier, he has worked with important companies such as La Cuadra, Comediants, la Cía. National Classical Theater and Tricicle. In 2004, he created the Centro de Artes Escénicas de Sevilla and Excéntrica Producciones.

As an actor he premieres “Waiting for Godot” by Beckett, for which he received the Lorca Award for Best Actor. He has also worked with Maurizio Scaparro, Josef Svoboda, Götz Loepelmann, Achim Thorwald, Johan Inger and José Carlos Plaza, among others.

Between 2016 and 2018 he served as Secretary General of the Union of Actors and Actresses of Andalusia.