Eduardo Torroja

Eduardo Torroja was born in Madrid, Spain, where he studied dance and theatre. Later, Eduardo moved to Brussels to found the company Ultima Vez with Wim Vandekeybus with whom he worked as choreographer, trainer and performer for the very first productions: What the Body Does Not Remember, Les Porteuses de Mauvaises Nouvelles, The Weight of a Hand and the film Roseland. He later collaborated as artistic assistant for Blush and Sonic Boom and directed and restaged several remakes of What the Body Does Not Remember and Les Porteuses de Mauvaises Nouvelles. Afterwards, Eduardo also restages scenes out of the repertory of Ultima Vez for Theater Bielefeld - Germany, SEAD - Salzburg, Art Factory International - Bologna, Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, PARTS - Brussels, DDSKS - Copenhagen, IT Dansa - Barcelona, State School of Athens, Ballet des Jeunes d’Europe, … In addition, he teached Ultima Vez repertoire workshops in Brussels, Madrid, Amsterdam, Volgograd, Paris, New York, Athens, Seville, Ljubljana, Beirut, Lisbon, Tokyo, Barcelona, Sao Paulo, Salzburg, Seoul, Mexico, Costa Rica, Rotterdam, ...

Next to Ultima Vez, Eduardo danced with Rosas - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Erts and Mozart-Concertaria’s: Un Moto di Gioia and he also performed with Needcompany - Jan Lauwers and Grace Ellen Barkey in: Rood-Red-Rouge, Morning Song, The Miraculous Mandarin, Caligula and King Lear.

Eduardo made the choreography for several theatre plays: Palabra de Perro - Juan Mayorga directed by Sonia Sebastián, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant - Fassbinder by Miquel Insua, The Karamazov Brothers - Dostoevsky, Sueños - Quevedo by Gerardo Vera, Der Seewolf - Jack London by Michael Heicks and Rojo - Jhon Logan by Juan Echanove. In Paris choreographed the french canadian opera-rock Starmania.

: Spanish, English, French, Italian and intermediate level in Portuguese.

Eduardo Torroja (c) Danny Willems