LA FAKTORIA Choreographic Center Choreographic Center offers an international training and research program in contemporary dance under the direction of MARTA CORONADO, LAIDA ALDAZ & CARMEN LARRAZ in the city of Pamplona north of Spain.
This program is designed for dancers who wish to open their knowledge and develop creative processes in an environment of artistic exchange.
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Marta Coronado, studied dance at the Official School of Dance of the Government of Navarra and works as a dancer at the Yauzkari company, José Lainez. She finished her studies at P.A.R.T.S. and after she begins to work for Rosas company of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.
Since 1998 she dances in: Drumming, I said I, In real time, Rain, April me, Bitches Brew, Kassandra, Rain Raga D ‘a soir a jour, Mozart concert Arias, Steve Right evening. In 2002, she receives the BESSIE award (New York Dance and Performance Award).
In 2008, she began her career as co-director of the repertoire of Rosas at the school P.A.R.T.S. From 2011, she co-directs the pieces of repertoire of Rosas in The Opera of Lyon and the Opera of Paris as a rehearsal director, roll that she is still keep on doing.
She teaches at PARTS, Amsterdam Theater School, Deltebre Festival, Impulstanz Vienna, La Raffinerie and at companies: Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus, Cie Thor / Thierry Smits, Marseille National Ballet, Rosas, Les ballets C de la B and others.
Her choreographic work begins in 2009 and she is invited to create at La Salle Singapore, Fueradeleje and Dantzaz Konpainia. In 2011, she co-created the collective House of Bertha and In 2013, she forms part of the PHD project in one night.
She is currently a guest choreographer at La Monnaie Opera for Opera Orfeo and Manjun and choreographer assistant for the re-take of West Side Story on Broadway New York.
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Laida Aldaz Arrieta, multidisciplinary artist, in many cases self-taught. Studies dance at the Navarra’s Official School of Dance and at PARTS, grant recipient.
She has worked with Mala Kline in “Lab Dazalava”, Mark Tompkins & Meg Stuart in “Lab ABC”, David Zambrano in “The Rabbit Project”, Ali & Hedi Thabet in “Nous sommes pareils…”, Julyen Hamilton in “T43”, Roberto Olivan in “De Farra” and others.
She has taught at Cie Thor/Thierry Smits, Alias Summer Intensive Canada, Conservatorio de Danza de Murcia, Kalamata Dance Festival, Festival Danzad Danzad Malditos, RITS, DCJ and many others.
Her curiosity leads her to co-create, direct and produce works and projects in different artistic fields such as “Soñando Despiertos”, “Shopping List”, “DVP”, “BS&I”, “Derrière Elle”, “Kirolak” among others, that are performed internationally and have received several awards.
She is the artistic director and founder of the association El Trastero Creativo and “Zinetika Festival”.
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Carmen Larraz, began her training at the Dance School of Navarra and completed her studies at P.A.R.T.S. in the x-group program.
After dancing for various choreographers (Iztok Kovač/En Knap, David Zambrano, Salva Sanchis…) she creates the DinamoDanza company, with which with which she has toured at international festivals and won several awards.
Since 2016, she has created and directed the Danzad Danzad Malditos open air contemporary dance festival. In 2018 Marta Coronado invites you to participate in the project “El silencio de las Flores”.