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Matxalen Bilbao - Basque Country

As a dancer she has worked for "Forros" (La Fundición) Bilbao, "Con buen pie" (Bilbao) and "Damián Muñoz". Participates in the show "Illa Reunion" under the direction of Ana Valles director of the Company "Matarile" production of the Galician Drama Center.

In the past 20 years as a creator, she has develop a personal vocabulary, interested in deepening and developing her own thoughts. She continues to insist rigorously and methodically on her concerns, tracing a coherent path where she leans towards research and self- exploration of the body and movement, its uniqueness, the relationship with others and the space- time organization. 

The works have been created in collaboration with artists from other disciplines such as musicians, video creators, illuminators, visual artists ...
In their majority they are scenic pieces, although in the last years I have created two pieces for urban spaces with which to give visibility to the dance and to intervene in the public space.

Her work have been to  Regards Croisés, BAD Festival, Performative Arts Festival and    #10 Covilha, Dantzaldia, Le Temps d'aimer, Cádiz en Danza, Cuerpo y Ciudad Pe de Piedra, Trayectos, 3D Festival, Algarve Dance Festival, DansaValençia, Huellas, Mes de Danza, 2nd Mostra de Dança for 4 Estaçoes de Sintra, Gutun Zuria, Festival 10 Sentidos among others.

Open to collaboration with other creators currently collaborates with the Company Traversée de Biarritz.

Teaching is an important part of her career, for more than 20 years she has been training dancers in Euskadi. She has been a guest teacher in dance festivals and dance schools where she teaches workshops. Also committed to raising awareness of dance, she develops projects with which to bring dance closer to education.

Lecturer at the meetings organized by Asociación Española D+I: Danza más Investigación in collaboration with different Universities, including the UPV.

She holds a Diploma in Basic Education in the specialty of Human Sciences from the U.P.V. In 2007-2008 he obtained the Master of Arts and Sciences of the UPV Show.

ph - Itxaso Beistegui
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