joined Dutch National Ballet 2004
birth place Murcia (Spain)
career with Dutch National Ballet
grand sujet (2004)
previously danced with
Ballet Victor Ullate (Madrid, Spain),
English National Ballet (Londen, United Kingdom)
training Conservatorio de Danza de Murcia (Spain)
The Spaniard Juanjo Arqués trained as a dancer at the Conservatorio de Danza in his hometown Murcia.
Before coming to the Netherlands in 2004, he worked for five years as a soloist with Ballet Victor Ullate in Madrid, and for four years in the same rank with English National Ballet. With the Dutch National Ballet, he began as a grand sujet and was promoted to second soloist three years later.
Besides being a dancer, Juanjo is also a talented choreographer. In 2010, he created Minos for the Dutch National Ballet and another new work is planned for this season, for the programme Present/s.
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Juanjo has choreographed for the workshop New Moves and the programme In Space.