Ricardo Cue

Dance director, dancer, choreographer, coach and impresario. He studied in Havana, Madrid and New York where he lived for fifteen years and studied dance and history of dance with Doris Hering in NY University. There he worked with Balanchine, Tudor, Graham and Ailey.

In Madrid, in 1982, he joined the team of direction of Ballet Nacional de Espana, Classical and Flamenco and presented this company at the NY MET with Medea. He introduced in Spain the works of Balanchine, Tudor and Tetley in the repertoire.

In 1986 he became adviser of the Ministry of Culture of Spain. As a private impresario he presented in Spain the leading dance companies of the world. He directed and staged gala performances in Spain, France and Russia with Plisetskaya, Guillem, Schauffuss, Gregory, Bujones, Mukhamedov, Dupond, Alexandrova, Acosta, Somova, Osipova, Shklyarov, Obraztsova, I. Vasiliev, Kovaleva, etc.,

In 1992 he founds his own Flamenco Company ‘Les Geants du Flamenco’, at the theatre Champs Elysees of Paris, creating and directing ‘Cibayi’ with Lola Greco, Joaquin Cortes and Adrian and tours the world.
He discovers, coach and directs the great and best Classical and Flamenco Spanish dancers such as Trinidad Sevillano, Aranxta Arguelles, Joaquin Cortes, Igor Yebra, Angel Corella, Tamara Rojo and Sergio Bernal. He works and is manager for Maya Plisetskaya.

Ricardo Cue has choreographed Cibayi and Temura (Flamenco).

In Classical and neo classical style. Alexei, premiered in S. Petersburg. Antinoo in Merida’s Roman Theatre. Carmen in Palermo. The Swan at the Bolshoi, Moscow. Snow White a full length classical ballet with Tamara Rojo (DVD in Deutsche Gramaphone). The Last Encounter, Concierto Andaluz and Preciosa and the wind for Lola Greco and Sergio Bernal. The opera El Greco in Athens and Salome for the Wilde play. These works have been danced in theaters around the world, Mariinsky, Bolshoi, La Fenice, Gran Teatro de La Habana, Teatro Real, Liceu, Festivales de Santander y Granada, The Acropolis, Covent Garden, Coliseum, Champs Elysees…

In 2019 Sergio Bernal is nominated in London for UK National Dance Awards as Outstanding Male Classical Performance in ‘The Swan’.

In 2019 with Sergio Bernal presented A Night with Sergio Bernal in Sochi, Russia, with Joaquin De Luz and Miriam Mendoza. With this production Sergio and Ricardo create the company ‘Sergio Bernal Ballet Flamenco’.

He lectures about dance in the universities of Madrid, Oviedo and Seville, the Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, Ateneo of Madrid and the Vaganova School of Saint Petersburg.

In 2005 he presented the candidacy for Maya Plisetskaya and Tamara Rojo for the Prize Principe de Asturias and it was granted to both in the Award for the Arts.

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