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Elena VALLS GARCIA

Danseuse

SPAIN/ USA
Elena was born in Madrid, Spain and raised in Arizona training at Plumb Performing Arts Center. Latter, she moved to New York to receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts at SUNY Purchase The Conservatory of Dance under the mentorship of Kazuko Hirabayashi. 
Then, she decided to study dance and martial arts in Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei, Taiwan. 
After that, she performed in Punch Drunk’s “Sleep No More” choreographed by Maxime Doyle in New York City. 
During her career she worked with various companies and choreographers like, Etienne Bechard (Brussels), Maura Morales (Düsseldorf), Kyle Abraham (NYC) Shen Wei (NYC), Manuel Vignoulle (NYC), Korhan Basaran (Istanbul), Gregory Dolbashian (NYC), and Samuel Pott (NYC). 
He's also been featured in film and television shows like “American Crime, Season 2” created by John Ridley, “Fama, A Bailar” in Madrid, and Jeremy Shaw “Cathartic Technology” in Berlin. 
Elena is currently a company member of Ballet National de Marseille, and she is  very thankful to be a part of (La)Horde’s vision and continue devolving her artistry and passion about dance and hope to inspire minds as they have creatively inspired her throughout her life.