COMPAÑÍA NACIONAL DE DANZA – SPAIN
He was born in Alcoy (Alicante), where he began his ballet training in 1988. In January 2000, he joined Compañía Nacional de Danza 2, under the direction of Nacho Duato and Tony Fabre. During this period he danced choreographies of Nacho Duato, Tony Fabre, Yoko Taira, Nicolo Fonte and Patrick de Bana.
In 2001, he became part of the principal Company, dancing works by prestigious choreographers such as Nacho Duato, Jiri Kilyan, William Forsythe, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Alexander Ekman, Itzik Galili, Marcos Morau, among others.
He leaves CND in 2008 to be part of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens of Montreal under the direction of Gradimir Pankov. In 2009, he returns to the CND where he remains at present as a principal dancer.
Kayoko Everhart was born in Tokyo (Japan). She studied from 1993 to 2000 at the Washington Contemporary Ballet under Kay Englert’s directorship and took summer courses in the Pacific Northwest Ballet and the San Francisco Ballet School. In 2000 she entered the San Francisco Ballet School and in 2002 transferred to the Tulsa Ballet Theatre, directed by Marcello Angelini. Two years later, in September, 2004, she joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza. In 2012 she was promoted as CND Principal Dancer under the artistic direction of José Carlos Martínez.
Since joining CND she has danced principal roles in the Jardín Infinito, Cobalto, Gnawa and Alone for a second, de Nacho Duato, Carmen (the role of Carmen), by Johan Inger, Romeo y Juliet (Juliet role), by Goyo Montero, Herman Schmerman, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Artifact II, by William Forsythe, Sleepless, by Jirí Kylián. She as also danced in other ballets by prestigious choreogaphers such as Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin or Tony Fabre among others.