Oihana is a choreographer and dancer from the Basque Country. She studied at the London Contemporary Dance School, graduating with a first class BA(Hons) and MA in contemporary dance. She has performed for various dance makers and companies, such as, Simona Bertozzi, Joe Moran, Blanca Arrieta, Rick Nodine, Didy Veldman and Richard Alston. As a choreographer her work has been performed in Agitart Festival, Le Temps d’Aimer Festival, Tabakalera Donostia, Robin Howard Theatre and Conde Duque Madrid amongst others.

Performance work

SIMONA BERTOZZI Joie de vivre (2018-2019) Tra le line (2020)

GLYNDEBOURNE OPERA Rusalka (2019)

JOE MORAN Before We Are Dead (2018- 2019)

BLANCA ARRIETA Despacio. Una serie de aproximaciones sucesivas (2018)

MYRIAM PEREZ CAZABON Nere azalean arrotz (2017) Iceberg (2019)

UMANOOVE The Knot (2017-2018)

RICHARD ALSTON DANCE COMPANY (2012-2017)

 

Works

Sintaxia: subjektu eta objektu. Work in progress (2021)

Leiho zikin, zeru garbi. Work in progress (2020)

Elkarrizketan / About a common place (2019)

Motivaction (2017)

Calle Leganitos (2016)

Dance studies

BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance at The Place, London Contemporary Dance School

MA in Choreography at The Place, London Contemporary Dance School

Achievements

Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid. Finalist work with Motivaction (2017)

Dancing Times Magazine. Dancer of the month (2015)

The Observer. Top 5 Dance by Luke Jennings (2013)

Charlotte Kirkpatrick Award. The Place (2011)

Concours International de Danse Contemporaine. 1st place. Biarritz (2010)

Scholarship from Diputación Foral de Guipuzcoa for dance studies abroad (2009-2010)