Adrián Santana began his training at the age of 9 with his uncle, the great dancer from Malaga Pepito Vargas. He continues his studies at the Professional Dance Conservatory in Malaga, his hometown. Adrián Santana has formed part of dance companies such as Manuel Liñán, Carlos Saura, Aida Gómez or Rocío Molina and has shared the stage with artists such as Pastora Galván, Nani Paños, Rafael Estévez, Javier Latorre or Lola Greco among others.
In 2010 Adrián Santana received the second prize of the XIX Certamen de Coreografía de Danza España y Flamenco of Madrid with his piece “Siempre me pasa lo mismo”. His second solo work premieres in Granada, at the Corral del Carbón in 2014 and in 2015 he presents the same show at the IV Bienal de Flamenco de Málaga. In 2017 is represented at the Albuquerque Flamenco Festival (New Mexico) and this year travels to Toronto in the museum “Aga Museum “Being in 2018 Represented at the 22 Festival de Jerez in the Sala Compañia having great reception of the public and prey. This same 2018 is Awarded with the 2 prize Desplante of the international contest Cante de Las minas de la unión.
His latest production Las 4 esquinas “Del Perchel” is premiered within the framework of the VI Bienal de Arte Flamenco de Málaga at the closing gala of the festival at the Teatro Cervantes, having great success. The dancer from Malaga has also performed in festivals such as the Bienal de Sevilla, London Flamenco Festival, New York Flamenco Festival, Japan or the Acropolis of Greece among many others. He has also performed in productions by artists such as Granero and Antonio Canales.
As a teacher he has travelled to several continents giving courses in the USA, New Mexico, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Israel, Russia, Italy among other cities… In Spain he has been in different conservatories and schools as a guest teacher.
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