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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

Performance/ SPAIN

  • El Cafe de Chinitas, Cuadro, Soloist. (Madrid, Spain)
  • El Juglar, Cuadro, Soloist. (Madrid, Spain)
  • Al Andalus, Cuadro, Soloist. (Madrid, Spain)
  • Peña Flamenca Los Cabales, Cuadro, Soloist. (Madrid, Spain)
  • El Festival de Jerez, Sala Compañia, Dancer, Direction: Javier La Torre. (Jerez de la Frontera, Spain)
  • Peña Los Cernicalos, Flamenco Tablao, Cuadro, Soloist. (Jerez de la Frontera, Spain)
  • T de Triana, Cuadro, Soloist. Direction: Fyty Carillo (Sevilla, Spain.)

Performance/ US

Choreography

  • LA Opera, “CARMEN”, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Direction: Placido Domingo. Choreography: Briseyda Zárate (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Madonna Rebel Heart Tour. Video Content for “La Isla Bonita”, Direction: Lilly Melgar/Veneno Productions. Choreography: Briseyda Zárate (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • BlakTina Dance Festival, “Mis Pequeñas Muertes”/ My Little Deaths”, Bootleg Theater, Direction: Licia Perea. Choreography & Dance: Briseyda Zárate (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • Los Angeles International Flamenco Festival, Briseyda Zárate Flamenco Company, Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. Direction: Kalakao Entertainment, Artistic Direction /Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate (Redondo Beach, CA).
  • Flamenco Loves Tango. Wilshire Ebell Theater, Lobero Theater. Direction: Jorge Visconti. Choreography and Vocals: Briseyda Zárate. (Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, CA.)
  • Forever Flamenco”, The Fountain Theatre, Briseyda Zárate and Company. Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate . (Los Angeles, CA. )
  • UCSB Multicultural Center, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, Artistic Direction /Dance/Choreography: Briseyda Zárate (Santa Barbara, CA.)
    “Bulerias Apocrificas”, California Institute of the Arts, World Music and Dance Festival, Composer: Ivan Carames. Choreography/ Dance: Briseyda Zárate (Valencia, CA).
  • The Soul of Spain, Los Angeles World Festival of Sacred Music , Direction: Yuval Ron. Choreography/ Guest Artist: Briseyda Zárate. The Broad Stage, (Santa Monica, CA).
  • Adorations, Los Angeles World Festival of Sacred Music. Direction: Deborah Lawlor. Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate . The Fountain Theatre (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Festival of Latinas Dancing, Co Director /Producer/Choreographer. Featuring Briseyda Zárate Flamenco Dance Company and The Latina Dance Project by Licia Perea. Bootleg Theater, (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • EL CID, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, Direction/Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate . (Los Angeles, CA. )
  • “FLAMENCA”, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, Concept/Production/Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance. Bootleg Theater. (Los Angeles, CA. )
  • “FLAMEN-CURA- Flamenco as Medicine For The Soul”, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, Concept/Production/Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance. Alvas Show Room. (San Pedro, CA.)
  • “ASI BAILA MI CORAZÓN “, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, The Electric Lodge. Concept/Production/Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate . (Venice, CA. )
  • “BAILES SOLEMNES”, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, The Electric Lodge. Concept/Production/Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate . (Venice, CA. )
  • “NOCHE FLAMENCA”, Briseyda Zarate Flamenco Company, Concept/Production/Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance. Espresso Mi Cultura Cafe, (Hollywood, CA.)
  • “MUERTAS POR BULERIA ”, Chicanas Gitanas, Direction: Felicia Montes/Mujeres De Maiz. Artistic Direction/Choreography/Dance: Briseyda Zárate. Self Help Graphics (East Los Angeles, CA.)

Performance

  • “Encuentro Flamenco” Soloist with Nino De Los Reyes, Highland Park Ebell Club, Direction: Encuentro Flamenco.
  • Houston Flamenco Festival, Featured Artist, Soloist. “Flamenco del Ayer y Hoy”, Jesus Montoya’s Pureza Flamenca. (Houston, TX)
  • Tucson Flamenco Festival, Featured Artist/Soloist., Dir. Flamenco del Pueblo Viejo, Produced by Casa Vicente, (Tucson, AZ)
  • New World Flamenco Festival, Soloist/Featured Artist, “Flamenco Abierto”, Barclay Theatre . Dir. Yaelisa (Irvine, CA.)
  • “LA Olé”, Target Dance Series at the Ford, John Anson Ford Amphitheater, Soloist/Featured Artist. Direction, Tony Triana. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • LA Opera, “The Barber of Seville”, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Dance Captain/Dancer. Choreographer Nuria Castejon, Director Placido Domingo (Los Angeles, CA).
  • “Flamenco: Plugged and Unplugged”, Soloist, Bleeker Street Theater, Direction: Lea Keith/Peter Bogdanos, Flamenco Inside Out Company. (New York, NY.)
  • Alegrias La Nacional Theater, Featured Artist, Direction: Jorge Navarro. (New York, NY.)
  • Sala One Nine, Soloist, Flamenco Inside Out with Peter Bodganos, Christian Puig and Lea Keith.
  • TABLAO, Soloist, Direction: Isabel Del Dia, (New York, NY).
  • Forever Flamenco, Arte y Pureza featuring Carmen Ledesma, Palmera, Dir. Ethan Margolis. (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • “Flamenco in LA presents Carmen Ledesma”, Palmera, White Fire Theater. Direction: Manuel Gutierrez (North Hollywood, CA.)
  • Yaelisa and Caminos Flamenos, Dancer. Cowell Theater, Lincoln Theater, ODC Theater. (San Francisco, CA)
  • Festival International Cervantino Tour, Soloist, Gabriela Garza Flanenco Dance Company. (Tijuana, Tamaulipas, Guanajuato, Monterey, MEXICO)

Singing

  • Pacific Symphony, Segerstrom Hall, “Suspirós de Espańa”. Direction: Greg Whitmore. Guest Artist/ Soloist/Vocals/Dance: Briseyda Zárate. (Costa Mesa, CA.)
  • Disneyland California Adventure, “East/West”, Turkish/Flamenco Fusion Band, Direction: Nyofu Tyson, Vocals/Dance: Briseyda Zárate. Main stage, (Anaheim, Ca.)
  • Santa Barbara Spanish Fiestas. Direction: Linda Vega/Flamenco Santa Barbara. Vocals/Dance: Briseyda Zárate (Santa Barbara, CA).
  • “Reaching You”. Hamed Nikpay, Persian/Flamenco Fusion Album, Vocalist. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Numerous performances in Southern California.

Film/Video

  • “Kumpanía: Flamenco Los Angeles”, Film/Documentary, Featured Artist/Dancer. Director: Katina Dunn. (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • Iron and Wine “Boy with a Coin”, Music Video, Dancer.(Los Angeles, CA.)

Awards

Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque “IV Concurso Nacional de Flamenco”, National Flamenco Contest, 1st place. 2007 (Albuquerque, NM)

Dance Teaching Experience

  • Weekly Flamenco classes in Los Angeles, CA.
    * Introduction to Flamenco
    * Advanced Technique and Performance Repertoire.
    * Tablao Flamenco Communication Workshops.
    * Bata De Cola
    * Performance coaching and consulting
  • Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Summer Intensives. Flamenco dance instruction ages 5-18, (Los Angeles. CA., Houston, TX.)
  • Los Angeles Unified School District, Dance Educator, Ages K-6, (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • Lacer Stars after school program, Flamenco dance instruction ages K-6  (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • Dance Sundays at the Wallis, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Free Flamenco class for the public, All ages, (Los Angeles, CA)
  •  J.A.M. Sessions at The Ford Amphitheater, Free Flamenco class for the public, All ages. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, East LA Civic Center, Free Flamenco class for the public, All ages,  (East Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pasadena Dance Festival, Free Flamenco class for the public, All ages. (Pasadena, CA)
  • California Dance Education Association Conference. Flamenco Dance Workshop for Dance Teachers.  (Los Angeles, CA.)
  •  Los Angeles Tap Festival, Master Teacher/Performer,  (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • The Houston Spanish & Flamenco Festival, Workshops and Performances.  (Houston, TX.)
  • Tucson Arizona Flamenco Festival, Workshops and Performances.  (Tucson, AZ.)
  • Los Angeles International Flamenco Festival, Workshops and Performances, (Los Angeles, CA.)

Flamenco Training

  • MADRID, SPAIN. Centro De Arte Flamenco Y Danza Española AMOR DE DIOS. Manuel Reyes, Rafaela Carrasco, Belen Maya, La Truco, Ciro, Maria Magdalena, Candela Soto, Alfonso Loza.
  • SEVILLA, SPAIN.  Juana Amaya, Farruquito, Manyela Carrasco, Carmen Ledesma, Adela Campallo, Yolanda Heredia, El Oruco, La Lupi
  • JEREZ, SPAIN:  Ana Maria Lopez, Manuela Carpio.
  • LOS ANGELES: Liliana De Leon, Gabriela Garza.

Dance Training

  • Darlene Zeigler, Darlene’s Dance Workshop. Ballet, Tap, Jazz. (Delano, CA.)
  • The EDGE Performing Arts Center. Ballet, Tap, Jazz. (Los Angeles, CA.)
  • UCLA World Arts and Culture’s Department, Flamenco, Tap, Modern. (Los Angeles, CA.)

Education: UCLA, Bachelor of Arts in History and Chicana/o Studies.

 

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