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flamenco Dancer

María Juncal

She was born in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, where she started her Ballet and Spanish Classical Dance studies with her relative Trini Borrull, choreographer and first dancer of the Liceu of Barcelona. She moved to Tenerife and collaborated with the Cuban Ballet.

She was born in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, where she started her Ballet and Spanish Classical Dance studies with her relative Trini Borrull, choreographer and first dancer of the Liceu of Barcelona. She moved to Tenerife and collaborated with the Cuban Ballet.

In Madrid she continues her studies with the flamenco masters El Güito, Cristóbal Reyes, Merche Esmeralda and La Tati.

She was part of El Güito Dance Company and toured Spain and France with it, as with Manolete Dance Company. She performed solo in the U.S.A., at the National Theatre, in New York, as well as in many other major cities, such as Boston, Chicago, Kansas or Minnesota, among others.

Back in Spain, she takes part in the show “Campanas Flamencas” with Milagros Menjíbar and La Tati.

She presents her first show “La Gitana Blanca” in Germany at the time when she enters José Greco’s company as soloist, debuting in the U.S.A. with the company. She participated as actress and dancer in documentaries with the actress and dancer Debbye Allen in Los Angeles. She has performed as well as a solois in Joaquín Cortés show “Pura Pasión”, presented in London, Madrid, Barcelona and Japan.

Main character in “Musa Gitana” directed by Paco Peña, presented all around Europe and China. Director assistant and soloist in “España Baila” by Cristóbal Reyes.

She presented her second show “Azabache y Miel” in the Teatro de la Danza in Mexico. With her show she performs in many stages and tablaos in Madrid and is invited to the annual singing festival La Silla de Oro, organised by Madrid’s regional government.

As teacher, she has been in master classes in Mexico, Los Angeles, Germany and Madrid. Presently, she is teaching flamenco in “Amor de Dios” school.

She has collaborated already three times with the famous irish dance company River Dance, and recently she has received the Flamenco Dance Antonio Gades National Award in Córdoba. This award pushed her career forward and is considered nowadays as one of the main figures in Spanish dance. Presently, she is regularly performing with Tablao Flamenco Cordobes.

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