Ana Morales

©Benjamin Mengelle

  • 2004 : first prize “BAILE LIBRE” at the national Flamenco Dance competition of La Perla de Cádiz
  • 2009 : trophy “DESPLANTE” at the International festival of Cante de Las Minas
  • 2016 : trophy Lorca Del Teatro Andaluz

 

Ana Morales (Barcelona, ​​1982) began her studies at the dance academy of her hometown before obtaining at the age of 16 a scholarship to enter the Compañía Andaluza de Danza in Seville under the direction of José Antonio. She presented her first show as a soloist, “De sandalia a tacón”, during the 2010 Jerez Festival and her second show, “Reciclarte”, at the Bienal de Flamenco in 2012. From 2013 to 2016 she is also a soloist of the Flamenco Ballet of Andalucía. She creates her third show “Los pasos perdidos” in 2015 and “Una Mirada lenta”, her fourth show, in presented in 2017 at the Teatro Central of Seville. In 2018 on the occasion of the 20th edition of the Flamenco Bienal of Seville she presents “SIN PERMISO, canciones para el silencio” a work developed during four creative residencies.

©Agustin Rodriguez

“SIN PERMISO” Canciones para el Silencio – Creation 2017

SYNOPSIS

When the flamenco becomes the vehicle for the expression of a memory, and let the dance draw all the words that would never cross the lips, remained impregnated inside an inert body during many years, a body, one body “him”.

“Him” and his enery, which takes you to an abstract univers that you never knew. What’s familiar, sometimes, is someting that you never explored…

Artistic direction & scenography: Guilermo Weickert, Ana Morales and David Coria / Choreografy: Ana Morales and David Coria

With: Ana Morales and Jose Manuel Álvarez (dance) / Juan Jose Amador (voice and guitar) / Juan Antonio Suárez “Cano” (guitar) / Daniel Suárez (drums and electro music)

Extract of “Requiem”, piece elaborated in Jerez (ES) during one of the creative residency of “SIN PERMISO” Canciones para el Silencio.

UNA MIRADA LENTA – Creation 2017

 

Ana Morales captures the public from the first seconds. An inner dance that beats under the skin, a respect for classical figures mixed with a singular contemporary writing, a presence on stage, a proud posture and expressive gestures … All the ingredients to make this show Una mirada lenta give you goosebumps! […] Sometimes with gentleness, slowness and moderation; sometimes with passion and incandescent fury. In this relationship between dance and  song, we believe in the extension of one and the restriction of the other in a continuous domain and a balance of which only the stars of flamenco have the secret. […] »

 

MARIE GODFRIN-GUIDICELLI – Critique journal zibeline Octobre 2017

FLUYE – ANA MORALES & GALLARDO DEL REY – 2018

The guitarist José María Gallardo and the bailaora Ana Morales intertwine their art in a proposal of the most elegant and refined flamenco.  A tribute to a glorious era of Spanish music that, possibly, began fromhands of one of the most famous Spanish musicians, Julián Arcas. Together they evoke a fertile and generous time where they were produced with absolute normality exchangesof knowledge between musicians of different conditions and social origin, in the second half of the 19th century, when flamenco emerged as a unique music, the fruit of the rich mixtures that were given.