‘About’

The motivation behind our culture is simple: preservation and promotion.

Featuring an all-star lineup flamenco’s artists from baile (dance): Adrián Santana, Andrés Marín, Alejandro Granados, Beatriz Martín, Carlos Chamorro, Eduardo Guerrero, Gema Morado, Hiniesta Cortés, Jonatan Miró, José Maya, Manuel Reyes, Mariana Collado, Mariano Cruceta, Montse Sánchez, Miguel Angel Corbacho, Nuria Pomares, Rafael Amargo, Ramón Baeza, Rocío Vazquez, Sara Calero, Selene Muñoz, Trinidad Artíguez; flamenco’s guitarra (gitar) : Antonio Gámez, Juan Requena, Gallardo del Rey & Miguel Angel Cortés, Miguel Linares, Paco Cruz ; flamenco’s cante (song): Antonio Malena, Buika, Pedro Jiménez, Pepe Bocadillo, Rafael Jiménez ‘El Falo’, Rocío Márquez, Rocío Bazán…, and major flamenco’s companies: Antonio Gades, Rojas & Rodríguez, Antonio Márquez, among others, have been promoted by us, including Spanish folklore, Gypsy culture, Iberian Music and Spanish repertoire such as Falla, Albéniz, Granados, Rodrigo, Turina, Soler, Sarasate, Sorozábal…,525508_518629341482538_1723599634_n

Flamenco is a passionate and seductive art form that has thousands of aficionado’s worldwide. A mysterious and misunderstood culture that has been burning for nearly five hundred years, and we try to do our best to contribute.

Alexei Issacovitch holds a Master’s degree in ‘Cultural Management Administration’ from Lyon University and the European Diploma in Cultural Management Administration from Fondation Marcel Hicter, in Bruxels. As an artist, he was touring as professional dancer, performing roles such as Balanchine, Tudor, Bournonville, Petipa, Petit, Pederneiras among others, in Paris Opera, Venezia Bienale, Bunkamura Tokio, Kennedy Center Washington, Rome, Belfast, Madrid, Belgrade, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, Beijing…

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CEO & founder of Festival Danza Málaga, Issacovitch has been programming for the 13 years during which he engaged some of the world top companies, including Paris Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Mariinski & Bolshoi Galas, Nacho Duato CND, Béjart Ballet Lausanne (in cooperation with Rial & Eshelman), William Forsythe Chamber Works, Emanuel Gat (in cooperation with Didier Lebesque-DLB Spectacles), Dominique Dupuy, Claude Brumachon CCN, Europa Danse, Alwin Nikolais (in cooperation with Isabel Gonzalez-S.L.), Dressed to Dance (in cooperation with Producciones Maga), Gala Nureyev (in cooperation with Daniele Cipriani), Spellbound Dance Company, Ballet d’Europe, Nuevo Ballet Español, Antonio Gades (in cooperation with Boris Trailin), Blanca Li (in cooperation with Ysarca Arts Promotion), Ensemble Orchestral de l’Isère, Rosa Torres, Trans Express, Theatre de L’Ull, Caramantran, Antonio Márquez (in cooperation with Carmen Cantero), Fuensanta La Moneta (in cooperation with Teatro de la Zambra), Rocío Molina (in cooperation with Gachi Pisani), Juan Manuel Cañizares (in cooperation with Mariko Ogura), Tomatito and Andrés Marín (in cooperation with Arte Movimiento) and many other young choreographers and international emergent artists.

He commissioned the Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres AAPPAC‘s first participation of a flamenco producer company in 2012 (Taiwan), and in 2013 (South Korea).

Other highlight initiaves: he premiered CNDC Angers in Spain, curated at Busan Dance Festival in South Korea, reviewed in PorlaDanza, El País and Edanza magazines, and conducted Asian premieres of early works by Taiwanese and Korean groups, among others.

Issacovitch invited Dance-Tech to broadcast contemporary dance in Spain, co founded FlamencoStreamingTV launched at Festival de Jerez, has been lecturing in Universities & Arts Centers worldwide and promoted Spanish Culture in Asia.

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