Shelter – Artist-in-Residence

Presented by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. and Company E, Shelter is a new virtual choreography residence designed to create new work and foster artistic dialog between Spanish and American dancers and choreographers.

Spanish choreographers Jesús Rubio Gamo, Elías Aguirre, and Spanish-based choreographers Isabela Rossi and Thomas Noone participated in Shelter, where they developed a virtual-specific work with dancers from Company E, a contemporary repertory dance company, dance education and interdisciplinary arts organization, based in Washington, D.C., emphasizing international collaborations with the great choreographers, dances and artists at work today.

Jesús Rubio Gamo

Jesús Rubio Gamo

Dancer and choreographer

Jesús Rubio Gamo is a Madrid-based independent dancer and choreographer. He has been selected to participate in several European projects such as DanceWeb (ImpulsTanz 2010) and Programme Tour of Choreographers. The platform for contemporary dance Aerowaves selected him in 2017 and 2018 as one of the 20 most relevant young European choreographers.

Elias Aguirre

Elias Aguirre

Dancer and choreographer

A dancer, choreographer, photographer and visual artist, Elías Aguirre has been performing around the world. Aguirre runs his own dance company in Madrid, Cía. Elías Aguirre, and codirects the dance project entomo in collaboration with Álvaro Estebán. He has performed and taught workshops in several cities across the world. As part of his work as choreographer and dancer, he develops a personal project of photography and video dance.

Thomas Noone

Thomas Noone

Choreographer

Thomas Noone is a choreographer of contemporary dance pieces with a signature physical and gestural style. He works with his own Barcelona-based company founded in 2001, is a resident artist at the SAT! theatre and a freelance guest choreographer. With Thomas Noone Dance he has created over 31 productions over the last 19 years. The company regularly tours across Spain and Europe as well as further afield in South Korea, Lebanon and Latin America.