CANDELARIA ANTELO

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she began her contemporary dance training at ARTE XXI dance school, directed by Orcar Araiz. In 2004 she travel to England, where she obtains in 2007 a Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) Honours Degree in Contemporary Dance by the NORTHERN SCHOOL OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE in Leeds. That same year she moves to Spain, where she participates as a dancer and musician in Cadiz along with the choreographer Jivko Jeliazkov from DERIDA DANCE COMPANY. Then, in Madrid, she collaborates with directors such as Veronica Santiago Moniello, Sebnem Yuksem and Lucyanna Pettengyl.

 

Since 2008, she enrols as a dancer in the piece “Desordances 4” from DANI PANNULLO DANCE THEATER, and in the following year she joins the choreographic line at the CONSERVATORIO SUPERIOR DE DANZA MARÍA DE ÁVILA in Madrid, which she graduates in June 2013. Throughout those years she works with several dance/theatre companies such as LABORATORIO C ("Estación Dignidad" in 2009) directed by Francisco Leiva, MEY-LING BISOGNO DANCE COMPANY ("Peep Box" in 2012), and participates in the works of choreographer LUCIO BAGLIVO ("No Land" in 2013 and "Solo juntos in 2015).

 

In parallel to her activity as a dancer, in 2010 she began collaborating as a choreographer with ARTHUR BERNARD BAZIN, and together they create the piece "Discordio", winner of the 1st price at the First Vallecas Chorographic Competition in Madrid. In June 2011 both are invited to share a creative process at La Gomera Choreographic Center, where they began to work on the project "Te Odiero ". Thanks to this piece they receive several awards from competitions in Spain, Germany and France. In 2013 they create the HURyCAN company and premiere the work "Je Te Haime" awarded at the 27 International Theatre & Dance Fair, Huesca (Spain), as the best dance performance. In 2016 they start the creation of a new piece "ASUELTO", rewarded the following year with the same price from Huesca.

Between 2012 and 2017 the work of HURyCAN have been presented internationaly through the five continents.