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She was born in Galicia. She has studied contemporary dance between Madrid, Brussels and Berlin.

Received several awards throughout her career: 2º Prize XXI Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid, B-Motion (B-Motion Bassano Italy), DanceWEBeurope 2008 (Vienna), Premio InJuve 2011 with her creation “Cara pintada” 2011. In 2011 is part of the program ChoreoRoam Europe, an international research project organized by The Place (London), Festival Opera Estate (Bassano del Grappa), Dansateliers (Rotterdam), Danceweek Festival (Zagreb) and the Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid.

Her creations have been presented in differents festivals national and international such us: Rencontres Chorégraphiques (France),  Marseille Festival (Francia), Nouvelles-Pole Sud Festival (France), Cement Festival (Holand), Dança en Transito (Brasil), Festival Jóvenes Coreógrafos (Venezuela), MOV_S, TNT Dansa, Mes de Danza Sevilla and the XXV Festival de Madrid en Danza among others.

Her last work it was co-produced by the Festival de Otoño a Primavera (Madrid), Escenas do Cambio (Galicia) and Bad Festival (Bilbao), and with the support of Granner Centro de Creació (Barcelona), Centro Cultural Conde Duque (Madrid) and Paso a 2 (Madrid).

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As a dancer she has worked for companies such as: Lisi Estarás (Les ballets C de la B), Alvis Jermanis (producction of La Monnaie), Pablo Esbert, Matarile Teatro, PlayDramaturgia, Elena Córdoba, Claudia Facci, Cía Daniel Abreu, Lipi Hernández, Pisando Ovos, Arrieritos, Megaló Teatro, Ertza, Cía Provisional Danza, José Reches and Pedro Berdayes.

Currently collaborates as a performer with Ricardo Santana and Vicente Colomar in the piece “Las piernas”, Virginia Rota with the documental “Cadencia” about the work of Janet Novas, Mercedes Peón with the collaboration “Falar” and with Voadora Company in their new production “El sueño de una noche de verano”.

In addition to continue giving class and workshops in different places from Europe, South America and Asia.