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Dancer, Artistic director & choreographer
“Siudy Garrido is scene queen. With a cambré and port de bras that would give envy to any classical dancer, and a fire in the body that would leave speechless many flamenco dancers ... ". El Nuevo Herald, Miami
Siudy Garrido, 2011 Drama Desk's outstanding choreography nominee, is one of today's most impressive beauties in the dance scene. She has been hailed not only by fans, but also by media around the world. “Mesmerizing,” “First-class,” “Perfection” and “A queen” are among the media’s descriptions of celebrated dancer Siudy Garrido. Today, she is recognized worldwide as a barrier-breaking artist, swirling traditional and contemporary techniques into a brand of flamenco that’s entirely her own. Celebrated for her captivating stage presence, Siudy Garrido balances the need to take the art form in exciting new directions with a reverence for the flamenco tradition. This approach maintains the purity of the rhythms and lines of flamenco, whilst marking her out as one of the most exciting figures in the new order, reinventing the World of boundaries into an exciting new way. In 2000, Siudy Garrido founded her own company, and since then, she has choreographed five outstanding shows: “Caminos Flamencos” with a wonderful debute in Disney’s Epcot Center; “En Cuerpo y Alma” (2003); “Bailaora” (2005) which received a Honourable Mention of excellence from the City of CARACAS; Between Worlds (2008), that was shown for 3 months in 2011 Off Broadway stages and was nominated for Outstanding choreography at The Drama Desk Awards and “Flamenco Intimo” (2013).
She is a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dancer, and has collaborated with pop and urban artists such as Romeo Santos and Alejandro Sanz, among others, and participated in several Opera and orchestra collaborations including the Pittsburgh Opera and Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra.
Visit the artist's website: http://siudygarrido.com/?lang=en