NAME: Susana Casas
PLACE AND YEAR OF BIRTH: Seville, 1977
STUDIES: Susana started to dance at the age of 8 years with José Galván. Later, she learnt from Matilde Coral and Manolo Marín.
CAREER: A few years later she started performing abroad making her debut in France in 1992 where she stayed for a few years. Then she travelled to Mexico DF and to Netherlands with the show “Fiesta Gitana” by Curro Vélez. In 1996 she went to Japan with the show “Carmen” by Yoko Komatsubara in which she danced with Alejandro Granados, Torombo and Luis Ortega.
She has filmed a couple of TV shows such as “Venta del duende” and participated in the film “Flamenco” by Carlos Saura with the ballet of Matilde Coral and in the documentary “Dances of the world” by the Discovery Channel.
In 1994 she joined the company of Mario Maya in the shows “De lo flamenco” and “De Cai a Cuba” that they presented in the Bienal of Seville.
She combined her jobs with performances in important tablaos such as the Cordobes in Barcelona, the Arenal, the Palacio Andaluz or Los Gallos de Sevilla.
She was part of the Ballet of Cristina Hoyos for six years in the shows “Arsa y Toma” by Ramón Oller, “Al compás del tiempo”, “Tierra Dentro” by José Luis Casto, “Tiempo y Compás” and “Yerma”, in which she was main dancer in 2003 and succeeded.
The following year she joined the Flamenco Andalusian Ballet of Cristina Hoyos in the shows “Viaje al Sur” by Ramón Oller and “Romancero Gitano” by José Carlos Plaza.
She has also collaborated in the didactic collection by Pedro Sierra “Ritmo Flamenco Rhythm”