Ion Garnika

Bachelor in Choreography and Techniques of Interpretation of Dance.
In 1980 he began his academic training at the Pamplona Conservatory with Concha Martínez, with María de Ávila in Zaragoza and in Mudra International, the school of Maurice Béjart in Brussels. Diploma of dance teacher by the academic dance method Vaganova of the Opera House in Frankfurt am Main and the official degree of classical dance at the Professional Conservatory of Dance of the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona.
As a dancer he was member of Ballet of the XX Century” by Maurice Béjart in Brussels, “Béjart Ballet Lausanne” by Maurice Béjart in Lausanne, “Balletto di Toscana” by Cristina Bozzolini in Florence and “Ballet Frankfurt” by William Forsythe.
Gala of Stars of the Expo 98 in Lisbon. Dance with Jone San Martín, José Carlos Martínez, Ángel Corella, María Giménez, Lucía Lacarra and Tamara Rojo.
He was teaching at Théâtre Contemporain de la Danse” of Paris. “Compañía Nacional de Danza” by Nacho Duato in Madrid and
“The Forsythe Company” by William Forsythe in Frankfurt am Main as well as in the following Conservatories: Zaragoza, Palma de Mallorca, Lugo and Barcelona also at the Superior Dance Conservatories of Barcelona and Valencia. Currently Ion is teaching at the Professional School of Dance of Castilla y León, Valladolid.
As a Choreographer:
Festival Maiatza Dantzan 1991 of San Sebastian with “Balletto de Toscana” from Florence, (Italy). “Ballet Frankfurt” by William Forsythe in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), collaborates with W. Forsythe in the creation of his most significant choreographies.
“Théâtre Contemporain de la Danse” in Paris.
Gallus Theater in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).
Create several choreographic workshops at the Conservatories Professional and Superior of Dance of the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona.He is a finalist choreographer at the 1998 Ricard Moragas Choreographic Competition of Barcelona, ​​II Choreographic Contest “New York-Burgos” of Burgos and 17th
Choreographic Competition of Madrid. International Festival “Dansamániga” Mallorca, with the “Ballet Jove Mallorca”.
Festival “Dansa València 2008”, with the Cía. of Dance of Maria Carbonell.