The main purpose of this artistic company  has always aimed at creating a space for contemporary reflexión where  a dialogue can be established among different  artists  with their  own particular views .

Beatriz Palenzuela



The Art Director and coreographer of Babirusa Danza has been able to present her  artistic productions in various national and international  festivals. Her dance education  includes Classic  and Contemporary  Dance in Spain, England,Germany, Holland and The United States. She has been awarded  repeatedly  both as an interpreter and artistic creator. She is also a founding member of the  Community Coreographers Group  in Conde Duque, Madrid.

Beatriz began her contemporary dance training at the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Marienma of Madrid and later studied with Carmen Senra (Madrid) and Henny Jurriens Stiching (Ámsterdam). She studied ballet at Iom Beitia’s school and at the Royal Academy of Dancing. In United States was selected at the Forsythe Project with Richard Siegal, Nik Ha ner and Dana Caspersen. She also attended courses with Roberto Oliván, David Zambrano, María Muñoz y Pep Ramis (Mal Pelo) and Mónica Valenciano among others.

She began her professional career with Larumbe Danza, Teresa Nieto, Pedro Berdäyes and Sharon Fridman. She joined the Trasdanza 2007 in Madrid organised by Asociación de Profesionales de la Danza with the choreographers Damián Muñoz, Carmen Werner, Da- niela Merlo, Michelle Man and Nicolas Rambaud.

Among  other  venues  she has been invited  as contemporary dance and creation teacher at Bambú Danza Madrid, Ars Madrid School of Music and Dance,  Cultural Association Gruñidos Salvajes Madrid,  Madrid European University,  Madrid Dance Professional Association  , Donosti   Municipal School for Music and Dance and Madrid Descalzinha Danza.



He founded with Beatriz Palenzuela Babirusa Danza, working as assistant, choreographer and performer

He trained acting at the Cuarta Pared school, body theatre at the Taller de Formación y Creación Teatral under the artistic direction of Mar Navarro and Andrés Hernández and attended mime workshop at Amsterdam’s Theatre School.

He trained in contemporary dance in Madrid under David Zambrano, Michelle Man, Beatriz Palenzuela, Marta Carrasco, Iñaki Azpillaga, Sharon Fridman and 10&10 Danza; in Amsterdam at the Henny Jurriens Stiching and in United States at the American Dance Festival where he participer as an auditor in the Forsythe Project under Richard Siegal, Nik Haffner and Dana Caspersen.

He worked with El Curro DT at the XVII Festival Internacional Madrid en Danza 2002 and at Els Comediants.

Co-founder of Coreógrafos en Comunidad Collective in Conde Duque Madrid.