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Paco Ziel
Paco Ziel

Paco
Ziel

Paco Ziel began studying music and art at the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes in Mexico, his country of origin. He won a scholarship to attend Estudio Profesional de Danza Ema Pulido, where he honed his technique and performance skills. Paco came to Montreal in 2011 to continue his classical training at l’École supérieure de ballet du Québec. Among Ziel’s choreographies, Huapango won first prize at the 2011 Bravissimo competition, and another work, Mexica, garnered positive reviews from eminent Mexican dance critics. He is also a co-founder of the Montreal-based dance collective, Quantum. Ziel joined RUBBERBAND in 2015.

Biography update : 3 December 2019
Photo : Isabel Rancier