Malpaso Dance Company
Island-favorite Malpaso Dance Company will be back on Martha’s Vineyard, developing new work during a Yard Off Shore Residency.
In the six short years since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has already become one of the most sought after Cuban dance companies with a growing international profile. Emphasizing a collaborative creative process, Malpaso is committed to working with top international choreographers, while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography.
Malpaso Dance Company is an associate company of JOYCE THEATER PRODUCTIONS.
Osnel Delgado, Artistic Director of Malpaso Dance Company
Osnel Delgado graduated as dancer and professor from the National Dance School in 2003. He was a member of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba (DCC) from 2003 to 2011. Delgado has received major Cuban awards including the Premio a Mejor Coreografia del Concurso Solamente Solos (Award for Best Solo Choreography), el Premio Ramiro Guerra (Ramiro Guerra Prize), as well as a Special Mention award at the VII Iberomerican “Alicia Alonso” Choreography competition in Madrid. Delgado has worked with choreographers such as Mats Ek, Rafael Bonachela, Kenneth Kvanstrom, Ja Linkens, Itzik Galili, Samir Akika, Pedro Ruiz, Isidro Rolando, and George Cespedes, among others, and he has created works for DCC, Rakatan, and Ebony. He serves as professor of dance at the National Dance School in Havana, Cuba.