Gustavo Ramírez Sansano was appointed Artistic Director of Luna Negra Dance Theater in 2009 after directing Proyecto Titoyaya in Valencia, Spain for four years. Sansano has received numerous awards for his choreography, including first prizes at the Ricard Moragas competition in Barcelona, the Dom Perignon choreographic competition in Hamburg, and Las Artes Escénicas de la Comunidad Valenciana. He has been commissioned internationally to create works for Compañía Nacional de Danza, Hamburg Ballet, TanzTheater München, Nederlands Dans Theater, and many more. As a dancer, Sansano has performed works by numerous choreographers while dancing for the Ballet Joven de Alicante, Ballet Contemporaneo de Barcelona, Ballet de la Comunidad de Madrid, Nederlands Dans Theater II, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Sansano was chosen by Por La Danza Magazine for its 15th anniversary as one of the Fifteen Choreographers to Watch, and Dance Magazine in its annual 25 to Watch list in 2012.
Gustavo Ramírez Sansano
Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer •