Program Books/Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Choreographer

Gustavo Ramírez Sansano was the artistic director of Luna Negra Dance Theater (2009–13), and now he combines his work as a freelance choreographer with the direction of Titoyaya Dansa, the company he founded in Spain with Veronica Garcia Mos­cardo in 2006. Sansano has received numerous awards for his choreography, including first prize at the Ricard Moragas Competition in Barcelona (1997), Prix Dom Perignon Choreo­graphic Competition in Hamburg (2001), and Premio de Las Artes Escénicas de la Comuni­dad Valenciana (2005). Sansano has been commissioned to create works for such companies as Nederlands Dans Theater, Compañía Nacio­nal de Danza, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Tanz Luzerner Theater, Ballet BC, the Ham­burg Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Ballet Hispánico, and Luna Negra Dance Theater, among others.