María Jose López

Solo dancer

Born in Seville in 1984. At the age of four she begins her first contact with dance in the academy of Alicia Marquez, student of the great teacher Matilde Coral. Until the age of 12 she trained in Spanish dance and flamenco. After this first stage she enters the Conservatory of Spanish Dance in Seville obtaining, after 10 years of preparation, the title of dance teacher of medium grade. During these years she received complementary training with different teachers who were part of Compañía Andaluza de Danza and with this same company, in 2004, she participated in the play El Sombrero de tres picos. Later she worked in the Café de Chinitas, in the tribute to the painter Dalí. Until 2009 she continued her training while dancing in different tablaos in Seville, such as El Patio Sevillano. It was in 2009 when she joined the Antonio Gades Company, initially playing the role of soloist in Carmen and later the role of Candela in Fuego.