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Nacho Duato

Spanish modern ballet dancer and choreographer
Nacho Duato


It’s good for me to keep more in touch with the dancers, and not forget how difficult dance is, how vulnerable the dancer can be. . . . When I make choreography I cannot do it from a chair, I must be moving with them. So I make little appearances, like Hitchcock, here and there.
Nacho Duato

Born Born January 8, 1957, Valencia Spain.
Born Juan Ignacio Duato Barcia, Nacho Duato, trained and performed with giants of contemporary dance before establishing himself as a major choreographic talent. His Inventive choreography is earthy, sensual and emotive, with an underlying passion that often rises unabashedly to the surface.

Nacho Duato's Works