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Iván Pérez
Choreographer

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Born in Spain in 1983, Iván Pérez is a choreographer, director, and dancer based in the Netherlands.
Iván began his career as a dancer with Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) and IT Dansa. In 2006, he was nominated for the ‘Swan best dancer’ for his role in Indigo Rose by Jiří Kylián and received the award for ‘Best Interpretation’ during the ‘International Choreography Competition’ New York-Burgos.
Since 2011, Iván fully committed himself to his career as a choreographer. He created his own work till 2016 for the Korzo Theater and for international companies such as Balletboyz, Ballet Moscow, Dance Forum Taipei and the Netherlands Dance Theater. His works tour in the Netherlands and internationally and have been shown at the prestigious Sadler´s Wells Theater in London and the National Theater of Taipei, amongst others. In 2016, he founded his own company INNE. Deeply interested in exploring potentialities beyond, he collaborates with filmmakers, theater directors and develops a methodology of movement.
He will be the new Artistic Director of Dance Theater Heidelberg from the season 2018/2019.

Projects:
from 2016 to 2018, Iván is an associate choreographer at ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble. In 2018, he will be the curator of the Brave Festival in Wroclaw (Poland).