Maura Morales


Maura Morales received an education in classical ballet, modern dance, choreography and acting at the National Art Academy Camagüey, Cuba.

Since then she worked for the national theatres of Ballet National de Havana and Ballet de Santiago de Cuba, at the Ballet el Sodre in Montevideo, El Teatro de la Danza de Cuba, the Odeon-Theater in Wien, the Theater Basel and at the National Theatre of Darmstadt and Oldenburg.

She won the second prize for choreography at the 11th international Solo-dance-theatre-festival in Stuttgart, the Audience Award for the Best Solodance Performance at the International Contemporary Dance Festival of the Canary Islands and the 1st prize of the International competition of Hannover together with Felix Landerer with the duo »Suits«.

Maura was invited to present her Solopieces at renowned dance festivals such as the intenational dance festival »bc- stx‘09« Tantarantana / Mercat de les Flors v Barceloně, at the »Festival internacional de teatro y artes escénicas de Sevilla, feSt« , »Dies de Dansa« in Barcelona, »Memory Wax City Hoppers/Malmö«, to the »Festival de Artes Escenicas Nocte Graus«, to the international »Festival of Cadiz en Danza«, »Fenice- Festival NineArts/Siena 2010«, »Festival Empape/A Coruña« as well as at the Museum Guggenheim in Bilbao for the jubilee of the city of Bilbao. Lately, she was invited as a Choreographer and performer for the modern theatre piece »Sleeping Beauty«, a co-production with Project Galilé and Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona. At the moment, Maura Morales is working freelance as a dancer, choreographer, actress and guest trainer for contemporary dance.

DANCE Searching project

Prague 29.7.-5.8.2012

(with Michio Woirgardt)

Technica de la nostálgia

An improvisation workshop for dancers, actors and all people who are interested in exploring their personal history through dancing or in other words to transform the experience into an artistic expression while welcoming the imballance. The effort to convert  two issues instead of avoiding them become allies: the shame and memory.