Daniela Zambrano | Colombia / Australia
Choreographic Director (Plonova Dance) and Dancer specializing in contemporary dance, graduate of the Superior Academy of Arts, University Distrital (Bogotá, Colombia)2014. Daniela began her career as a professional dancer in the National Ballet of Colombia, with whom she formed her art for two years.
As an interpreter, she stands out through her versatility – commanding knowledge of dance forms including afro, urban dance, ballet, contemporary dance and latin rythms. During her experience as a dancer, she has participated in international festivals of contemporary dance and urban dance in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador, Argentina, Malaysia, England and Australia.
Owing to her specialty in contemporary and urban dance, Daniela continues developing a deep physical and theoretical investigation of these techniques, discovering new discussions and tendencies of contemporary dance. She continues to grow her knowledge by taking workshops and intensives courses with renowned choreographers such as Georgette (Horton Tecnique, Sydney 2019), Anton Lachky (Malaysia 2018), Hofesh Schetchter (London 2017), DCC (Cuba 2017), Broadway Dance Centre (New York 2017), Chunky Move (Melbourne 2016), William Forsythe (through company dancer Riley Watts, Sydney 2015), Vladimir Rodríguez (Bogotá 2014), Cunningham Technique with Cedric Andriux (dancer of Merce
Cunningham and Trisha Brown, México City 2013), Iñaki Azpillaga (of Vandekeybus Company Belgium, Bogotá 2013), Moving Air with Cristina Baquerizo (Quito 2011), Academy of Villains (Costa Rica, 2011) among other exponents of contemporary and urban dance.
As a Choreographic Director of Plonova Dance, Daniela has created and presented her works each with different dramatic formats where theatre also plays a fundamental role in the scene along-side dance, including: Balthazar (River Side Theatre, Sydney 2017), PRC730 (Colombia 2015), Off (Colombia 2014), Sección No2 (Colombia 2012-2013), La Paratomia (Colombia 2012) and Ley Numa (Colombia 2011).
Daniela continues studying and promoting dance through participation in different artistic spaces.
She is a passionate dancer and director that enriches her life by sharing her art.
Performance Date: 28 June 2019 (Program #2)
Choreographer: Daniela Zambrano Parra (Plonova Dance)
In collaboration with performers: LAU Pak Hong ( 劉柏康 ), Martin Choy (蔡雨田 ), Jared Jonathan Luna, Daniela Zambrano Parra
[About the performance]
We live in a divided world, with little connection to our surrounds or each other. Our true potential is only achieved when we unite in a collective conscious.