FREELANCE, PERFORMER AND TEACHER
Education and training
- Graduated in Contemporary Dance from “Institut del Teatre” of Barcelona (Spain) in 2003.
- Followed her training as performer attending to several courses every year to further develop her skills as performer.
For example, she attended courses in New York (USA) , Amsterdam (The Netherlands), France and Spain by several well known artists such as David Zambrano, Maria Muñoz, Dave Brun, Oliver Steel, Francisco Córdova, Germán Jauregui, Mal Pelo, Isabel Laza (tap dance) and others .
Production and management
In 2003 she and her colleague Elena Masó founded the company “Impàs Dansa” to create their own productions.
Impàs creations where she also participated as choreographer and performer:
BUVA project (2015), MOI MÊME (2014), Show (2011), No tot és or (2011), “Si no fós per tu, seria jo” (2010, also participated as singer),
“A.D.N” (2008), “Zoom” (2007), “Límits” (2006), “Projet Soeur” (2005).
In production of a dancefilm "BUIT" direction by Anna Mitjà, coproduction of IMPÀS DANSA.
Now she is working as a frelance dancer in SACUDE DANZA (vertical and aerial dance company) in his last production Hipnosis, with Samuel Delgado and Mamen Alcázar. Prèmier 14th August of 2015 in FESTIVAL MURALLA EN DANZA, PAMPLONA.
Worked in Cia.ESTAMPADES (vertical and aerital dance company) for her big production "EL SUEÑO DE LOS GIGANTILLOS " (the dream of a little giants), the premier took place in La noche blanca de Burgos (The White night of Burgos). Prèmier 23rd May of 2015.
New project of bodypercussion and contemporary dance with Lu Arroyo, Kike Cuadros and Jean Claude Thiemele, all of them former members from iternational bodypercussion company MAYUMANA in a show it mix dance and bodypercussion.
Also, Impàs is working in a new performance, BUVA project. A duet with a saxophonist Jordi Santanach Vallvé and a dancer .
Choreographer of theater company POCA COSA TEATRE, for their new show El Carreró de les Bruixes (Witche's street).
A part from the aforementioned Impàs productions, Neus Masó participated in the following performances as a dancer:
October 2012-Present. Paulo Lameiro’sproject“Concertos para bebés” (Concert for babies). The great success of the project settled in Portugal prompted Paulo to establish a new permanent company in Spain. In October 2012 Neus followed a competitive training course after which was selected to join the project “Concert per nadons” produced by the International TheatreFestival TEMPORADA ALTAand The Canal Performing Arts Centre in Salt and Girona.
May 2011. Pepe Hevia Danza,director andchoreographer Pepe Hevia. Performance: ”El llenguatge de les flors” (The language of flowers).
2007-2010. La Veronal,director and choreographer Mark Morau. Performances: “En las olas” (In the waves, 2007, Festival Emergences -Valencia) , ”Días de lluvia” (Rainy days, 2008, awarded 1stplace in the II Certament coreogràfic de Sabadell) , ”Jours de Pluie” (Rainy days, 2008, awarded 1stplace in the 5thDANSALT, Festival coreogràfic de Salt) , ”El descenso de las hojas” (the descent of the leaves, 2008, Premiere at the Biennale of Puglia, Bari 23/05/2008), ”Els anys” (Years, 2008), ”Slowly summer sight” (2009), ”Los pájaros muertos” (Dead birds, 2009 , premiere at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona 28/06/09) .
2003-2007. Bebeto Cidra dance company, director and choreographer Bebeto Cidra. Performances: ”Gossos de ciutat” (City dogs, 2003, awarded 1stplace in Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid). ”Cuerpo seco de sed” (body dried of thirst, 2004 ) , ”Sert or no Sert, Sert el pintor de Vic” (Sert or non Sert, Sert painter from Vic, 2006, resident Vic Company) , ”La paciéncia de las piedras” (The patience of stones, 2006, choreographer: Natali Labiano).
Neus Combines her performing professional activity with that of educator in dance schools teaching classic and contemporary dance at Nou Espiral, Itzà and Cont-Class in Girona and Escola de Dansa in Llagostera.