NAME: Gema Moneo
PLACE OF BIRTH: Jerez de la Frontera
FAMILY: Los Moneo
STUDIES: At the age of 4 she started to take dance lessons with Manuela Carpio.
Later on she took dance lessons from flamenco dancers such as Ana María López, Manuela Carpio, Eva la Yerbabuena, Rocío Molina, Farruquito, Farru, Rafaela Carrasco, Belén Maya, Manuel Liñán, Rosario Toledo, Patricia Ibáñez, Mercedes Ruiz, Ángel Muñoz, Andrés Peña, Marco Flores, Manuel Reyes, Antonio el Granjero, Juan de Juan, Chiqui de Jerez and Domingo Ortega.
CAREER: At the age of 13 she started to dance in tablaos in Jerez. The following year she danced in the flamenco group in Paris, in the Flamenco Festival of London and in the theater Villamarta in Jerez for the release of her uncle’s record, Juan Moreno, El Torta.
At the age of 18 she joined Farruquito’s dance company in the show “Sonerías” which was released at the Seville Bienal in 2010. In that same company she participated in the show Flamenco Dance for which they toured Argentina and Chile in 2012. She also danced with Antonio Fernández Montoya “El Farru” in Bogota and Istanbul.
FESTIVALS: Flamenco Festival of London, Geneva Festival (Switzerland), Sevilla Bienal of 2010, Flamenco Fridays of Jerez, Flamenco Festival of Zaragoza.