Vero Cendoya

Born in Barcelona in 1976

Vero Cendoya combines her career as a performer, teacher, painter, illustrator and choreographer.

Born in Barcelona in 1976, Vero Cendoya combines her career as a performer, teacher, painter, illustrator and choreographer.

 

She trained as a dancer at the Instituto del Teatro de Barcelona, after graduating, she continued her training with the Trisha Brown Dance Company and Movement Research in New York in 2002 where she studied with teachers such as David Zambrano, Jenifer Monson, Jeremy Nelson, Kristie Simson, Katy Duck, Julyen Hamilton, Nienke Rehoorst, among others. As an actress she trained with Txiqui Berraondo and continues her training with intensive courses with Alejandro Catalán, Andrés Lima, Blanca Portillo and Pablo Messiez, among others.

 

As a performer she has worked with figures such as Solo Picó, Mar Gómez, Olga Cobos, Peter Mika and Andrés Lima on the national scene. Abroad, she has worked with companies such as Inbal Pinto Dance Company, Hans Werner Klohe, Le Boussniere, Veronika Riz and Steptex D.C.

 

In 2008 she created her own dance-theatre company, Cía. Vero Cendoya, which is characterised by the collaboration with artists from different disciplines such as theatre, painting, drag, music, football and poetry.

 

Some of the most famous creations are LA PARTIDA (that has been presented in theatres and festivals of more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America), IF (THE LAST WISH), ÓRDAGO A LA GRANDE (a creation for the National Theatre of Catalonia) or FILS. Her latest creation is BOGUMER (OR SONS OF LUNACHARSKI), an inclusive show created with Isra Solà and premiered in April 2021 at the Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona. Also recently, the company has presented ALOHA FROM HAWÁI, in collaboration with choreographer Mar Gómez, premiered at the Sismsògraf Festival (2021).

 

For the last 8 years, the company has combined artistic and social projects working with people with intellectual disabilities and vulnerable groups such as HUNTGING FOR THE UNICORN, INCURSIÓ SOCIAL, BARRICIDIS, or K. A. E, among others.

 

The shows have been presented in countless theatres and festivals in Spain and in countries such as Italy, France, Belgium, El Salvador, Holland, Chile, Argentina, Portugal, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, China and Taiwan, among many others.