Alicia Soto - Coreógrafa

ALICIA SOTO is an artist and a promoter of movement and space.

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GECAPA Researcher, Office for Studies of the University of Lisbon, Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia.


Graduated at the Conservatory of Dance Institut del teatre of Barcelona. In choreography and interpretation.


Scholarship from the Generalitat of Catalonia to study post-grade as "guest Student" at the prestigious University of Arts, Dance Studio Folkwang, Essen, Germany. Artistic Director Pina Bausch.


Atends advanced courses of contemporary dance in the School "The Place", London.

Trained in classical ballet, contemporary dance and theater has been a student of large national and international masters such as Carolyn Carlson, Avelina Argüelles, Ramón Oller, Gilberto Ruiz Lang, Alberto Corvino (Julliars's School), Malou Airaudo, Lutz Förster, (Tanztheater Wuppertal), Eugenio Vargas, among others.


Presents his first professional choreography in the Festival "Espectacle Marathon" in the Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona, ​​obtaining excellent reviews in the newspaper La Vanguardia.


Co-founder of the company Hojarasca Danza-Teatro in Burgos, Community of Castile and Leon, Spain. In 2000 assumes the artistic and choreographic direction of the current company Alicia Soto-Hojarasca.

Alicia Soto has since created more than 25 shows, 2 video creations mid-dance and a dance video.
Critics point out that their creation is original and open about an encounter between dance and theater, based on the drama, often using multimedia and new technologies in a continuous search of the language of dance creations based on transdisciplinarity.


Awards and Nominations

These shows have been nominees in the MAX Awards for the Performing Arts, the highest honor of the Spanish scene:


"Entre brazos" (between arms), Revelation show.


"Bloque C, Ángeles caídos buscan subir al cielo” (Block C, fallen angels looking up to heaven), Revelation show.


"Desea" (Desire), Best Male Performer, finalist.



"Entre brazos" (between arms), Finalist in the 5th National Contest of Theater Scene Directors, Torrejón de Ardoz (Madrid).


"Estudio 2: Silencio” (Study 2: Silence) Best Show "North Station" International Festival of Theatre and Street Arts, TAC, Valladolid.


Guest Artist in the Platform "IN Situ" in Neepelt, Belgium, formed by large street arts festivals in Europe "Talking artists by artists" to present their creative work.

Teaching experience

Most relevant national and international experience


Visiting Professor at the Seminar "Choreographic Creation Music and Movement" at the International Dance Festival of Valladolid. Spain.


Technique Movement for Actors, Theatre Group at the University of Burgos. Spain.


Instituto Cervantes of Cairo, Contemporary Dance Workshop. "The Movement another form of expression". Egypt.


Workshop Professional "Master Class", International Festival "Cali Dance" from Santiago de Cali. Colombia


Choreographic Creation Workshop organized by the Association of Teachers of Dance of Guipúzcoa. Spain.


InShadow Festival // Estal, School of Technology and Arts "From the Subconscious to reality on stage", Lisbon. Portugal.


XVI Semana Internacional do Audiovisual e Multimédia XVI International Week of Audiovisual & Multimedia. Department of Arts, Cinema e Multimédia, Workshop "A Technology Applied to dance" Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias. Lisbon. Portugal, "


Faculdade de Motricidade Humana de la Universidade de Lisboa,, Portugal, Composição choreographic Workshop "From the drama of the Movement", Lisbon. Portugal.


National and International


Conference on Contemporary Dance in Spain, Yokohama Dance Collection R Festival ", Japan.


Lectures on Dramaturgy at the Dance International Festival of Experimental Theatre in Cairo, Egypt.


Conference on dramaturgy in dance, Cali International Dance Festival, Colombia.


Conference "The role of women in contemporary creation" organized Hon. City of Salamanca Social Welfare Social Services, Activities Week of Women 2008, "Women Creating" in collaboration with DA2 Domus Artium 2002 Center for Contemporary Art in Salamanca, Spain.


Forum Workshop crossing criteria "Commissioning Actual scene and its impact on the many dramas of theater and dance," Latin American Festival of Cadiz, FIT, Spain.


Conference "The body other language in the stage area" Faculty of Arts, University of Ciudad Real, Spain.


Lecture-Performance, Visual Arts Course Extraordinary and staging in DA2 Digital era. Domus Artium, Centre for Contemporary Art in Salamanca. Sponsored by the Coca-Cola Foundation. Salamanca, Spain.



Teaching experience


Teaching experience in Castilla y León

Educational programs from the support of the institutions of the Community:
As a company based in the community, Alicia Soto makes an important task of dissemination of dance, a look at the dance theater, new languages ​​of movement and contemporary creation, to attract new audiences. In particular attention directed to children & young adolescents; And in the professional sector aimed at training actors and dancers.

1995 a 1996
Professor of Dance at the Municipal Theatre School of Burgos

Workshops Dance in Education Institutes Province, "Dance in Schools", organized by the Ministry of Youth of the Junta de Castilla y Leon, Burgos.

Seminar Monograph Dance in Schools, organized by the Junta de Castilla y León in Penaranda de Bracamonte, Salamanca.
Development of an educational project with the city of Burgos children "Danzarte".
School of Contemporary Dance at the University of Burgos.
Member of Jury Choreography Contest Burgos-New York.
Education Project in Rural environment, as a company resident in the theater of Serrada. Valladolid

Collaboration in the organization of the Eighth Meeting of Performing Arts for Youth, "Looks Dance" in Zamora, organized by the Cultural Promotion Service and Youth Initiatives Youth Institute of Castilla y León.

Training classes in contemporary dance and dance theater for actors and dancers, a company resident in the Zorrilla Theater, Valladolid.

Dissemination of dance and new languages of movement Youth aged 14-18 years Breakdance workshops in fusion with contemporary dance, creating a show, rather LAVA (Laboratory gear Valladolid) organizes the City of Valladolid.

Workshops ARTISTEA program to attract new audiences aimed at youth by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Junta de Castilla y León.

Educational workshops for the dissemination of dance and movement arts MoviArte, with support from the Teatro Calderón de Valladolid, Auditorium, BMI of Burgos.
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