Jose Carlos Blanco

Jose Carlos Blanco Martínez (Madrid), studied dance at the Víctor Ullate school, joining then the Company at the age of sixteen, and promoted first dancer at the age of twenty. In 2001 he joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza (Spain) under the direction of Nacho Duato, where he worked, as principal dancer, with such renown choreographers as W. Forsythe, J. Kylian, M. Ek, O. Naharin, J. Godani or Nacho Duato, amongs others. He joined the Junior ensemble and then the main company as rehearsal director under the direction of José Carlos Martínez. He has participated in galas next to dancers such as Alicia Amatriain, Daria Klimentova, Friedemann Vogel, Jason Reily, Elisa Badenes, Tamako Akiyama, Ana Laguna, among many others. He is Artistic Coordinator of the gala "Somos Arte” (Valencia), and international freelance teacher. Since 2017 he works as Juanjo Arques’ assistant, and collaborating as Nacho Duato´s rehearsal assistant.