Israel Galván

Highly acclaimed Spanish dancer Israel Galván has since 1998 created boundary-breaking productions that revolutionise flamenco. The son of two flamenco dancers, he is known for fusing his virtuosity as a performer and traditional flamenco with other modes of expression from Spanish culture, such as bullfighting, football, political activism and cross-dressing. His genre-defying productions tour worldwide and he has been awarded the Premio Nacional de Danza (ES) prize, the New York Bessie Performance Award (US) and the National Dance Award for Exceptional Artistry (UK). In 2016 he was promoted to the rank of Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France. Israel Galván is also featured in a Netflix docuseries about dance called “Move”.