NAME: Juan Antonio Fernández, Barullo
PLACE OF BIRTH: Seville, 1990
FAMILY: Farruco’s grandson, La Faraona’s son, Farruquito and Farruco’s first cousin and La Farruca’s nephew, Barullo belongs to the Farruco family.
CAREER: Barullo followed the career of his family. At the age of five he made his debut in the Alameda de Hércules, along with his grandfather Farruco. His talent is genetic and he has been passionate about the art since he was a baby, a pure familiar ambience.
Since he was 11, he has participated in the shows of his cousin Farruquito. He has always had a stand out place as a soloist in the shows Raíces Flamencas, Farruquito and Familia y Alma Vieja, touring the most prestigious theatres such as Royal Albert Hall and Sadler Wells Theatre in London, Town Hall of New York, Theatre de la Villa, Conde Duque or Albániz Theatre in Madrid, Maestranza Theatre of Seville, Poliorama Theatre or Victoria Theatre in Barcelona or the Calderón Theatre in Madrid and touring not only Spain but also Europe (France, Ireland, UK…) and EEUU.
With the show Al Natural along with Antonio El Farru and José Maya he was the supporting artist of great artists like Beyonce, Björk and Mark Anthony.
Barullo stands out for his sobriety and elegance. His gypsy dance is inherited from his mother and his grandfather, keeping the purity of the family and the male dance.
Stands out also his career as a dance teacher, teaching thorough Europe and the United States. He opened his own school in Pamplona in 2012. He has been the main dancer in Tablao Cordobes in Barcelona and he has performed in the main national tablaos like Casa Patas in Madrid during the 2010. Besides, he has been the guest artist of Paco de Lucia (Sos del Rey Catolico y La Antilla) in 2010 and of Antonio Rey in his performances in Seville, Barcelona, Denmark, Sweden and Madrid.
FESTIVALS: Carmen Amaya Festival (Barcelona) (2011-2012)
AWARDS: In 2009 he got the first award in freestyle solea dance in the C.C. La peña de la Perla in Cadiz.