ABOUT

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Victoria P. Miranda was born in Spain and she took her first steps in the world of dance in Bilbao at the age of seven.

When she became sixteen, Victoria obtained a Basque Government fellowship to continue her dance studies in the United States. She moved to New York where she studied for three years at the Merce Cunningham Studio. Also, during this stay she had the opportunity to attend and developed her studies in other techniques classes as Martha Graham, Limon and Horton and develop further her dancing.

After completing this period of training in North America, she returned back to Europe in 1997, to London where she attended classes at The Place.

In 1998 she was admitted in the Superior School of Contemporary Dance CNDC L´ Esquisse Angers (France) where Victoria graduated in 2000.

That year, after her graduation, she joined the Dance Company Provisional Danza, Carmen Werner, based in Madrid. Victoria worked as a dancer for seven years. The last 5 years of those, she was the choreographer assistant as well, collaborating in more than twenty different projects including Vertical Dance (“Los hombres también mueven paredes“…  ), Streets pieces (“Hazme daño que me encanta“, Calle 4“…) and Theatrical performances (“Piel“, “Matar el 9“…) , released  not only in Europe, but in Central and South America, Asia. Highlight two international co-productions, where she was dancer and assistant, one with Aoyama Theater (Japan) “The end Hiroshimain 2005 and  Turkey “Devuelveme mi besoin 2006.

In 2003, Victoria created her first own work “Caer a peso, a dance solo, that she performed in Europe (Spain) and South America (Chile, Venezuela). After this first work, she created another two solos: “K.O no O.K.”, and “El ultimo domingo de octubre, both of them presented in Europe (Spain, Greece) and  South America (Chile, Brazil, Mexico).

Together with Carmen Werner, they choreographed a duet: “Te voy a echar de menos” 2007

She won in partnership with Nicolas Rambaud the 3rd price in The New York – Burgos Competition (2004). The year 2008 she was invited as a jury member in this prestigious competition in Spain.

Since 2008 Victoria has been working as a freelancer, collaborating with several Companies and Choreographers, some of them included Cocoon Dance Company, Arrieritos (flamenco-contemporary company), Linga Company, Johannes Wieland, Staatstheater Kassel, Eric Trotier, Phillip Tallard…

In addition, she was touring her own work “No Performance” 2010, Europe (Spain), South America ( Brazil ).

In 2012 she worked as choreographer assistant, also she combined her job with the teaching and dancer in the Theater St. Gallen for the guest choreographers Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Frucek (Rootlessroot) in the “Bulldog Ant” project.

During her years in Provisional Danza, she was invited to give workshops and contemporary dance classes at different dance schools and companies in Spain. Since then Victoria has continued , researching and innovating in her own way of teaching. Europe (Spain, Germany, Greece, Turkey, and Switzerland). Central and South America (Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Bolivia). Asia (Japan).

Nowadays, she is involved in a new creation, “Carne cruda”, a duet with Maura Morales.

Also she is working in a new project, a co-production with Cocoon Dance Company (Germany) and Co.ERASGA Contemporary Dance (Canada).