Spanish born Jose Agudo‘s fiercely driven movement style reflects his training in flamenco, kathak and contemporary dance. Before forming his own company Agudo Dance Company in 2016, he danced with Charleroi/Danses, Ballet de Marseille, T.R.A.S.H, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance and Akram Khan Company, working as assistant choreographer and rehearsal director on a number of Akram’s productions. Both eastern and western influences are evident in his choreography; eg Paradiso for Akademi (2017) and Silk Road (2017) in which he performed for his own company alongside the celebrated bharatanatyam dancer Mavin Khoo.

This autumn, Jose is on tour with his powerful and dramatic re-telling of Prosper Merimée’s classic portrait of individuality, freedom and passion: Carmen.  Originally commissioned by ŻinMalta, the national dance company of Malta, the production features an original, flamenco-infused score by composers Bernhard Schimpelsberger and Giuliano Modarelli, with whom Jose made Silk Road.

Upcoming tour dates:

5 Oct                        Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea
7 & 8 Oct                 Fairfield Halls Croydon
9 Oct                        South Hill Park Arts Centre Bracknell
12 Oct                      Nottingham Lakeside Arts
13 Oct                      mac Birmingham
16 Oct                      The Riley Theatre Leeds
20 Oct                     Corn Exchange Newbury
25 Oct                     Edge Hill Arts Centre Ormskirk
26 Oct                     The Lowry Salford
29 &  30 Oct          The Place London
2 Nov                      Storyhouse Chester
4 Nov                      The Venue Milton Keynes
6 Nov                      Quarterhouse Folkestone

Watch the Carmen Trailer

Promoters pack for Carmen