Elisa Carrillo Cabrera
She was born in Texcoco, State of Mexico. He studied at the National School of Classical and Contemporary Dance of the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) of Mexico and at The English National Ballet School in England. She has the degree of Master of Ballet, awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany and the John Cranko Schule Stuttgart. She is a member of the International Dance Council of UNESCO and cultural ambassador of Mexico. She is too artistic director for the Sir Anton Dolin Foundation.
She has won awards and recognitions such as the gold medal in 1996, the gold medal of the National Institute of Fine Arts in 2012 and a scholarship to continue her studies in England at The English National Ballet in 2010. One year later she was recognized by the city of Berlin as one of the 50 most important personalities of the capital German and also by the international magazine ProMéxico as one of the 10 Mexicans who made the 2011 memorable.
In recognition of his career, in 2012 the Ministry of Culture of Mexico organized the Elisa and Friends Gala. Passionate dancers, while the government of the State of Mexico created the Elisa Carrillo Cabrera Scholarship in its honor and named a concert hall at the Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario.
In 2013, she was awarded the “Gaviota” International Award in the Scenic Mind category of the Quo Magazine and Discovery Channel; then she won the Best Couple Award at the 12th International Dance Open Festival, in San Petesburgo -considered as the Ballet Oscar- and the Mont Blanc Brand as “Mujer que Abre Camino”. Then, in 2014 she obtained the Medal of Merit in Arts, granted by the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District.
Elisa Carrillo joined the Stuttgart Ballet in 1999 as a dance corps until 2007, becoming a soloist. In that same year Elisa Carrillo joined the Staatsballett Berlin and in 2011 was named Prima Ballerina of that institution, performing choreographies such as Serenade, Apollo and Ballet Imperial by George Balanchine, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake (Queen) and The Burning Heart by Patrice Barts, Sylvia by Frederick Ashton, The Concert and Glories of the Romantic Ballet (Marius Petipas “Paquita” Grand Pas) by Jerome Robbins. The Sylphide by Peter Schaufuss, Courting the Invisible, created by Jodie Gates; Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 of Clark Tippets, Caravaggio, creation of Mauro Bigonzetti and Snow White by Angelin Preljocajs. Then they were Alejandro, “el Grande” by Ronald Savkovics; Symphony of Sorrowful Songs and Transparent by Vladimir Malakhov, along with La Bayadera, La Peri and Cinderella, the play Oz, The Wonderful Wizard by Giorgio Madia or Tchaikowsky by Boris Eifman, The Esmeralda by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev. In addition to Arcángelo by Nacho Duato, Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) by John Cranko and And the Sky on that cloudy old day (creation) by Marco Goecke, among others. In 2015 premiered in Mexico the work Infinita Frida by Yuri Smekalov.
Elisa Carrillo has participated in international galas with ballet stars in various cities of countries such as: Germany, Canada, Switzerland, China, Santo Domingo, United States, France, Israel, England, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Italy, Panama, Egypt, Serbia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Romania, Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey, Ukraine and Qatar.
He is the principal dancer of the Staatsballett Berlin, member of the International Dance Committee of UNESCO and artistic director of the Sir Anton Dolin Foundation. He was born in Moscow, Russia. He studied as a classical dance performer at the Bolshoi Ballet School in the Russian capital and at The John Cranko School in Stuttgart, Germany. He has the degree of ballet master, awarded by the Stuttgart Ballet and the Ministry of Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2013 he won the Best Couple award at the International Dance Open Festival in Saint Petersburg. He collaborated in the creation of the choreography Infinita Frida, a project between Mexico and Russia that was presented at the Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario in Mexico; He has also been artistic director of the Gala Stars Elisa and Friends, from 2012 to 2017. He is a founding partner of the Elisa Carrillo Cabrera A.C. Foundation, dedicated to promoting and supporting dance and the arts in Mexico.
He joined the Stuttgart Ballet Company in 1997 and in 2004 he was promoted to first dancer. He has worked with the following choreographers: John Cranko, John Neumeier, Marius Petipa, Mikhail Fokine, Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, Hans Van Manen, George Balanchine, Mauro Bigonzetti, Jiri Kylian, Glen Tetley, Uwe Scholz, Kenneth McMillan, Frederik Ashton, Pierre Lacotte, Vladimir Malakhov, Jerome Robbins, Stanton Welch, Peter Schafuss, Clark Tippet, Derek Deane, Patrice Bart, Christian Spuck, Douglas Lee, Itzik Galili, David Bentley, David Dowson, Marcia Haydee, Alexei Ratmansky, Marco Goecke, Vasily Medvedev , Yuri Burlaka, Kevin O’Day, Jean Christoph Blavier, Ronald Savkovic, Yuri Smekalov, Giorgio Madia, Wayne McGregor, Eric Gautier, Margarite Donlon, Pascal Touzeau, Xenia Wiest, Peter Quanz, Renato Zanella and Benjamin Millepied.
He has participated in numerous galas of Ballet Stars and world premieres in different cities of the following countries: Croatia, United States, Canada, Taiwan, Russia, Japan, China, Mexico, Thailand, Egypt, Bosnia, France, Italy, Panama, Argentina among others.
He has been a guest dancer at the Mariinsky Theater, the Opera of Rome, the Sarajevo Company, the Teatro de Verona, Buenos Aires and the United States. He has worked as a ballet teacher for companies in Germany, Russia, Canada, the United States and Mexico. Participated as a model for photographic work by Dieter Blum, Cathedrals of the Body and Pure Dance.
Elisa Cabrera Robledo
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Miguel Carrillo Villarreal
With 30 years as curator of various festivals, Meinrad Huber has acquired extensive experience and contacts in the international cultural scene.
Between 1987 and 2001 he directed a festival of music, theater, cabaret and dance in Isny, Germany – his hometown – which also offered a wide range of workshops. During the 1990s he worked with the Teatro de la Scala in Luisburgo, Germany, where he programmed an annual jazz festival, among others. From 1996 to 2009 he was director of the project for dance, theater and world music at the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele / Internationale Festspiele Baden-Württemberg, in Germany.
He was responsible for the dance program of the Burghof Lörrach, a cultural and artistic activities center since its inauguration in 1998 until 2015. In 1992, together with Claudia Bauer, he founded the Ecotopía Agency, of dance production, which represents renowned companies of all over the world, for example Balé da Ciudade de São Paulo, Compagnia Aterballetto, Nederlands Dans Theatern and Contemporary Dance of Cuba, as well as Shen Wei Dance Arts, Helena Waldmann, Richard Siegal / Ballet of Difference and Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart .
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Sponsorships and promotion
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Programming and production
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Design and graphic identity
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