Irene Sivianes Fernández is from Sevilla, Spain. She received her Bachelor Degree in Classical Dance Pedagogy from the Instituto Universitario de Danza “Alicia Alonso,” Madrid. In June 2012, she graduated from her Master in Leadership and Management of Cultural Projects from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid. Currently, she is pursuing extensive studies at the Contemporary Martha Graham School in New York City.
As a professional dancer, between 2007 and 2011 she was a member of the Ballet de Cámara de Madrid, under General Director Alicia Alonso and CEO Alberto García. He has collaborated in several music videos including one with the band “The Refrescos” participating in Oktoberfest, at the Palacio de los Deportes of Madrid in 2014. In June 2014, she also debuted as an actress in the short film “Ella,” directed by David Hebrero, current member of NYFA in Los Angeles. In addition, she has performed in shows of diverse disciplines such as neoclassical, contemporary, flamenco, latino, Musical Theater, and at cultural events like the Expo Zaragoza in 2008.
As an educator, she has extensive experience in Music Education, Classical Dance, and Contemporary Dance. In the course of her teaching in schools, she was the creator and choreographer of the First Festival of Dance Arts in 2013. And in May 2014, she presented her first cultural project, as director, coordinator and dancer, “The Marvelous Tale’s Machine,” which was premiered at the Teatro Joan Manuel Serrat in Madrid. This year she has been selected as the choreographer of a project on Flamenco and Contemporary Dance fusion at the Contemporary Martha Graham School.