NAME: LAURA GONZÁLEZ
PLACE OF BIRTH: MADRID
Laura González is a flamenco dancer who was born in Madrid in 1981. At the age of four she began her artistic career studying dance and, when she reached fifteen, she began her flamenco training at the Amor de Dios school with artists such as Antonio Canales, Belén Fernández, Ciro and Merche Esmeralda, among others. Laura González began her professional career at the age of 17 and toured stages all over Spain and international venues, such as Japan (in 2004 she danced in the renowned Tokyo Flamenco tablao).
During 2006 and 2007, Laura González was a guest dancer at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes. She has danced in prestigious tablaos throughout Spain and in companies such as Tomás de Madrid (tours of European countries such as Russia, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia), Los Los Losada (tours of Latin America), Rocío Molina (with shows such as “Cuando las piedras vuelen entre otros), Puro Flamenco (company in which she collaborates with Farruquito on his tour of Chile) or Belén Maya (dancing at festivals such as the Bienal de Sevilla, Festival de Jerez, Berlin Flamenco Festival or San Petesburgo Flamenco Festival, among others).
The dancer has shared the stage with artists such as Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya `Farruquito’, Belén Maya, Rafael Campallo, Marco Flores, Tomás de Perrate, Jesús Méndez… In addition, she has also taken workshops and dance courses in Madrid, Seville, Germany, France, Brazil and Japan. In 2017 Laura González premieres her show’La Decisión’ at the Rabal Cultural Centre in Madrid.