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Each week in Creative Confidential: Jude Kampfner chats to an independent professional performance, visual artist, or writer about how they survive and thrive. They share details of moving between projects, becoming more entrepreneurial, finding the best opportunities and developing a signature image and style. Her guests range from lyricists to novelists, videographers to sound designers.
A broadcaster, writer and coach, Jude gently probes and challenges her guests, so that whatever your line of creativity you learn from her advice and the experiences of her lively interviewees. 

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Sep 22, 2022

Omar Román De Jesús is a Queer LatinX choreographer and company director who creates rhythmic narratives through contemporary dance forms, improvisation, and dance theater techniques. 

He began formal dance training in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He won the Championship Cup and Gold Medal at the National Dance Competition in Puerto Rico. He’s since danced with Parsons Dance, Ballet Hispánico and Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company. He was one of the winning choreographers for the Joffrey Academy of Dance's 8th annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition, and the first person commissioned to create an original work on Jacob Jonas The Company. Omar has created works for The Ailey School and David Parsons Dance.

Links to Omar Website: https://www.bocatuya.com

Instagram: @bocatuya____ 

https://www.instagram.com/bocatuya____/

Facebook: Omar Roman De Jesus

https://www.facebook.com/omar.r.jesus

https://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/omar-roman-de-jesus

 

Influences

The choreographer Omar cites:

https://www.aszurebarton.com/about

 

Omar talks about how Salvador Dali influences the dream imagery he uses in his dances

Music Influences


Héctor Lavoe

La Lupe 

Frankie Ruiz

Rubén Blades 

 

 

 

Each week in Creative Confidential Jude Kampfner chats to an independent professional performance or visual artist about how they survive and thrive. They share details of moving between projects, becoming more entrepreneurial, finding the best opportunities and developing a signature image and style. Her guests range from lyricists to novelists, videographers to sound designers.

A broadcaster, writer and coach, Jude gently probes and challenges her so that whatever your line of creativity you learn from her advice and the experiences of her lively guests.

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Theme music composed by Gene Pritsker.

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Show Producer and Editor, Mark McDonald. Launch YOUR podcast here.