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Antonio Canales

  • Antonio Canales © Javi Martínez / EL MUNDO

    Antonio Canales © Javi Martínez / EL MUNDO

  

Speciality

Dance, Flamenco

 

 

Date of birth

Dec 3, 1961
  


"Flamenco dancer. He is one of Spain's most internationally known flamenco dancers."

Antonio Gómez de los Reyes was born in Seville in 1961, the son and grandson of flamenco artists. He began his career at the Spanish National Ballet, where he soon became the company's solo dancer. He has starred as a guest artist with some of the world's top companies, and achieved worldwide fame. He has shared the stage with figures of the category of Nureyev, Peter Schaufuss, Sylvie Guillem and Julio Bocca. In 1992 he set up his own company, and appeared for the first time at the World Financial Center in New York to mark the Fifth Centenary of the Discovery of America. His show 'Torero' was nominated for an Emmy award in 1995.

Awards

National Dance Award (1995)

Highlighted works

  • Torero
  • A ciegas
  • Gitano
  • Mano a mano

Multimedia

Cambalache © Ministerio de Cultura

Video

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