Flamenco, Flamenco Technique
Genoveva After receiving basic training in flamenco dance in Austin, “Genoveva” went on to study extensively in Spain with several internationally acclaimed masters, including José Maya, El Torombo, Cristóbal Reyes and Farruquito. While in Spain, she worked with several flamenco dance companies such as “Compañía María Juncal”, Cristóbal Reyes’s “Las Cosas del Flamenco”, and “Gitana Cortés Company” of Joaquín Cortés. She has also performed in a number of world-class tablaos in Spain and Mexico, and was invited to impart classes and to participate in prestigious conferences around the world, including in the International Dance Conference in Taiwan in 2004. She has shared the stage with such internationally celebrated artists as Carmela Greco, Chuscales, “La Truco”, Jesús Montoya and La Tati.
Genoveva has been based in Washington DC since 2006, where she imparts flamenco classes and performs regularly. Since re-establishing in the United States, she has been performing under the direction of Edwin Aparicio in the productions Al Andalús (commissioned by the Creative Alliance of Baltimore), Camino / al flamenco (Washington DC), and the nationally acclaimed work Entresueño (Washington DC, Chicago, Pittsburg PA, New York City). Since 2007 she has worked as Mr. Aparicio’s Assistant Artistic Director for the productions Flamenco: Sol y Luna (Portland OR) and Edwin Aparicio: Selected Works (Washington DC, Baltimore MD).
In 2008 Genoveva appeared in the music video by Nyee Moses and was the guest artist in the Forever Flamenco series under the direction of Timo Núñez in Los Angeles CA. Most recently, she was the choreographer for the GALA Hispanic Theatre’s highly praised production of García Lorca’s Bodas de Sangre, directed by the acclaimed Hugo Medrano.