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Lidice Nunez

Contemporary

Lidice Nuñez was born in Havana, Cuba. She studied and graduated from the National School of Art and the Superior Institute of Art of Cuba with Honors and became a first dancer and principal choreographer at the Contemporary Dance Company of Cuba. 

She studied choreography in Paris under the auspices of the Brownstone Foundation and has the Ulpam Emshej Diploma Certification from the Hebrew University. She was a guest choreographer for the Mexico City Ballet Company, which was nominated for the Lunas Awards of the National Auditorium in 2017. She is also a member of the International Dance Council CID UNESCO. 

Lidice has performed and created for several International Dance and Ballet Festivals in Havana and on worldwide tours. Some of the most important international ballet and dance festivals include: International Dance Festival - Sintra, Portugal; Dance Festival of Northwestfalia - Germany; International Dance Festival - NRW, Germany; International Festival - Padua, Italy; II Dance Bienal, LE FENICE - Venice, Italy; International Dance Season at the Harbourtfront Center - Toronto & Ottawa, Canada; Festival Les Meridiannes Toulouse, France; International Dance Festival "Itálica" - Sevilla, Spain;

Netherlands Dance Festival - The Hague, Holland International Dance, among others.

 

Lidice was a professor at the Superior Institute of Art and at the National School of Dance in Cuba.  She is a member of the National Council of Performing Arts  and also a member of the National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists. She has received numerous awards, including the high distinction awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Cuba: Distinction for National Culture, in addition to the First award for choreography and interpretation awarded by the Art Criticism. Her work as a choreographer is registered in the Book of Honor of the Great Theater of Havana, awarded by a jury that was chaired by the famous Alicia Alonso. 

 

Dancers such as Miguel Altunaga-Rambert dance Company; Victor Alexander artistic director of the Ruth Page Center; Cervilio Amador-National Ballet of Cuba-Cincinnati Ballet ; Yacnoi Abreu-Ballet Preljocaj; Maray Gutiérrez- Hedwig dances;  Alexis Fernandez- La Macana; Alain Rivero- LaMov; Yaday Ponce- Carlos Acosta dance, and many others, have danced Ms. Nunez's choreographies.