Diego de La ROSA
Diego de la Rosa discovered Bboying in 2004. In his formative years as a dancer, he travelled throughout Europe and participated in various competitions and events. In 2013 he founded Frantics Dance Company with the other current members. Within the company, he contributes as a dancer, choreographer and artistic director. In 2014, he also graduated from a contemporary school in Berlin.
Apart from his personal artistic endeavours as a dancer, since 2014, he has worked on various projects across Spain, Greece and Germany. Between 2015 and 2017 he was dancing for Theater Strahl in Berlin. In 2017 he worked with the Austrian company Hungry Sharks. In 2018 Diego was a guest dancer at Theater Bonn, in the season 2018/2019 he was a full time dancer at Theater Bremen and in the season 2020/21 he became a guest dancer at Theater Kassel. He had been working with choreographers such a Samir Akika (FR/DE), Helder Seabra (PL), Adrienn Hód Hodworks (HU), Laura Scozzi (IT), JDot Tight Eyez (USA), Nadine Gerspacher (DE/ES), Lorca Renoux (FR), Juan Tirado (ES), Victor Rottier (NL) and Johannes Wieland (DE) to name a few.
Diego de la Rosa created the duet One’s with fellow dancer Young-Won Song and choreographer Juan Tirado. The duet won the prestigious 31st Annual Choreography Competition in Hanover in 2017 and the group was awarded with a residency at the European Centre of Arts Hellerau. In 2018, they developed the piece you.IT.me in Hellerau.
On top of that, his solo work has been touring in Greece, North Macedonia, Spain, Germany, Poland, Portugal and Ireland. Apart from that he has been performing together with Frantics Dance Company in Denmark, Germany, Greece, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Romania and Taiwan.
Additionally, Diego de la Rosa gained extensive knowledge in teaching and leading trainings professionally in various dance schools, including Marameo in Berlin, Dan.c.ce in Athens, Tanzbüro Basel, Dock 11 in Berlin, A-Space in Taipei, festivals like B12 in Berlin, D.D.C in Greece and companies such as Staatstheater Kassel, Theater Bremen, Volkstheater Rostock, Theater Bonn and the National Company of Ghana to name a few. Since 2013 Diego de la Rosa has focused on the investigation and the development of his own techniques: “Exploring Possibilities” is the result of his research. He is giving workshops in several places between Europe, Asia and Africa.
Diego also started his career as a choreographer where he got invited to create new works between Bulgaria, Germany, Switzerland, Greece and Spain.