candy ramirez | ballet
Candy Ramírez recently moved to the United States from Spain, where she graduated with honors at the Alicia Alonso Institute of Dance of the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, in partnership with the Cuban National Ballet. There, she graduated from a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Performing Arts in 2010, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Pedagogy of Classical Dance in 2010 and a BFA in Choreography and Interpretation of Classical and Contemporary Dance in 2008. During that time she was taught by a panel of renowned international dancers such as maître Loipa Araujo, former Cuban National Ballet jewel and current Artistic Director of the English National Ballet and maître Lienz Chang, main dancer of the Cuban National Ballet. Also, she received several scholarships to attend and participate in international workshops and courses in inspiring environments such as Victor Ullate´s and Nacho Duato´s Ballets, which also contributed to her interest in pursuing a career in performing and teaching classical and contemporary dance. As part of her classical and contemporary dance performing experience, Candy has been a dancer the Young Ballet of Madrid and other dancing companies.
Candy has been teaching dance ever since she graduated from college. She has taught all ballet and contemporary dance levels in different schools in Spain, where she put into practice her natural teaching skills. She has been recognized for obtaining great results instructing highly talented and promising young ballet dancers, contributing to developing their professional careers. Candy was promoted as the artistic director of the Marcelo Gomez Matias foundation in Avila, Spain, a position she held until she came to the US.
Candy is really glad to join the Trudance family and participate in this inspiring adventure.