Biography

This highly qualified dancer graduated in Spanish Dance and Flamenco performance from the Conservatory of Córdoba; today Olga Pericet is one of the most avant-garde artists in flamenco.

Important names such as Matilde Coral, Manolo Marín, Maica Moyano and José Granero among others, appear in her academic formation.

She has been a guest artist in great dance companies such as: Rafaela Carrasco, Nuevo Ballet Español, Arrieritos, Miguel Ángel Berna, Teresa Nieto, Belén Maya and Ballet Nacional de España. She has shared the stage with great dance figures such as Ana Laguna, Lola Greco, Nacho Duato, Enrique Morente, Isabel Bayon, Joaquín Grilo, Merche Esmeralda, Carmen Cortes and virtuoso violinist Ara Malikian.

In 2004 she puts her choreographic signature and performs in the shows“Bolero, carta de amor y desamor”, and one year later she creates along withManuel Liñán, the show “Cámara negra”, that same year she forms an ensemble with Marco Flores and Daniel Doña Chanta la Mui, creating a show by the same name. Other works as a choreographer include: “Complot”, as part of Chanta la Mui, premiered in the dance festival La Otra Mirada del Flamenco; “En sus 13” performed at XV Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla, “De cabeza” (2009) as part of Teresa Nieto ´s company, “Recital” (2010) wasChanta la mui ´s third creation, “Bailes alegres para personas tristes”, created along with Belén Maya and premiered in Festival de Jerez (2010), ofor which she received the Artista Revelación award. “Rosa Metal Ceniza” (2011) was her first solo creation for which she received a nomination for best female dance performer MAX award of the Performing Arts. “De una pieza” (2012) was premiered for the opening of the 4th flamenco festival Biennale Holandaand at the Düsseldorf Festival, Germany. In 2014 Pericet premiered “PISADAS, a woman´s end and beginning” in Festival de Jerez and in 2015“FLAMENCO (Untitled)” at Repertorio Español in New York.

She has performed in different festivals, galas and important venues all over the world: Flamenco Festival Washington GW ‘s Lisner Auditorium, Boston Emerson Majestic Theater, New York City Center, Miami Arsht Center, Londres Sadler´s Wells, Australia Opera House, Maison de la Dance, Flamenco Bienal Challiot de Paris, Días de Flamenco en Tel Aviv, Flamenco viene del Sur, Festival Danssa Valencia, Festival de Jerez, Bienal de Sevilla, Festival del Mercats de la Flors, Festival de Madrid en Danza, Bienal de Holanda, Festival de Nimes, Festival Música y Danza de Granada, Gala del 20 Aniversario de la Unión de actores, Gala de la Danza Expo de Zaragoza 2008, Gala Flamenco Festival (2007) (2012).

AWARDS THAT THE CHOREOGRAPHER AND DANCER HAS WON ARE:

Special award ACE 2016 New York, among others.
“MAX award” for the best female dancer for Pisadas (2015)
“Ojo Crítico de Danza Award”
Award “Flamenco Hoy” given by critics to the best dancer (2012).
“Artista Revelación” award in Festival de Jerez (2010)
Awards such as Pilar López National Flamenco award (2007)
Best Choreography and Music at “Certamen de Danza Española y Flamenco de Madrid” (2004)