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