Featuring an all-star lineup flamenco’s artists from baile (dancing): Adrián Santana, Alfonso Losa, Ana Pérez, Andrés Marín, Alejandro Granados, Beatriz Martín, Carlos Chamorro, Cynthia Cano, Eduardo Guerrero, Fuensanta La Moneta, Gema Morado, Hiniesta Cortés, Israel Galván, Jonatan Miró, José Maya, Macarena Ramirez, Manuel Reyes, Mariana Collado, Mariano Cruceta, Montse Sánchez, Miguel Angel Corbacho, Nerea Carrasco, Nuria Pomares, Rafael Amargo, Ramón Baeza, Rocío Vazquez, Sara Calero, Selene Muñoz, Trinidad Artíguez; from guitarra (toque): Aurora Los, Antonio Gámez, DorantesJuan Carmona, Jorge Pardo, Juan Requena, Gallardo del Rey & Miguel Angel Cortés, Mercedes Luján, Miguel Linares, Paco Cruz, Pepe FernándezTomatito; from cante (singing): Antonio Malena, Buika, Niño de Elche, Pedro Jiménez, Pepe Bocadillo, Rafael Jiménez ‘El Falo’, Rocío Márquez, Rocío Bazán…, and major flamenco’s companies: Antonio Gades, Antonio Márquez, Dressed to Dance, Jorge Pardo, Rojas & Rodríguez, among others, have been promoted by us in Asia and the Middle East, including folklore, Gypsy culture, Iberian Music, Zarzuela & Repertoire such as Falla, Albéniz, Granados, Rodrigo, Turina, Soler, Sarasate, Sorozábal…,525508_518629341482538_1723599634_n

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

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 is an experienced arts manager working with artists, commissioning organisations and delivering partnership projects.

He 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 top of the world artists, including from 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.

He 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.

In addition to devote to curation, Issacovitch maintains an intensive pedagogical activity as a teacher and as a speaker at conferences and master classes. The passion for teaching has also led him to universities, colleges, cultural Center and schools world wide.

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Alexei Issacovitch is a Spanish producer, director and dancer. He was the founder and artistic director of the festival Danza-Malaga(2000–13), the chairman and curator of Zapping-Danse (2003–19) and booking agent of Flamenco Biennial (2014-23).
Master in Direction de Projets Culturels by Lyon2 univ., before that time, Issacovitch trained at the School of American Ballet, which is affiliated with the New York City Ballet. 
He danced with Roland Petit's Ballets National de Marseille, the Lindsay Kemp company, the Ballet National du Rhin and Maya Plissetskaya’s Ballet Nacional in Madrid.