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Andrea was born in Bogotá Colombia. She has trained at EFA Danza School, Danza Común, La Gata Circo, Espacio Ambimental and The Place. Since 2002 she has worked and performed for the Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá. Her professional work has also been recognized with grants in Colombia, Spain and Brazil. In Colombia she has contributed to arts projects for the British Council. She has performed in different theatre's, and venues in Colombia, Brazil and the UK, where, in 2009, she worked in residence with Kneehigh Theare Company. In 2010 worked as an Actress and Dancer in Romeo and Juliet with Astillero Tango Orchestra (Salida Productions and Mercury Theatre). In 2011 she headed and co created the project One Day One Dance for Peace One Day and acted in Salida Productions and Dream Epic "Gutter Junky" at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival. Actually she´s been working as movement director in Private thoughts for the Casa Theatre Festival 2012 and working as an actrees and dancers in various productions.
Dancer in ArtLat Cultural Project as part of the Olympic Festivals,
Mayor of London 2012
Performer at the Olympic art exhibition in National Geographic supported by Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism and Proexport . London 2012.
Actress as "Persephone" at the Unicorn Theatre 2011.
Actress in Salida Productions and Dream Epics Gutter at the Assembly Hall. Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011.
Movement Leader, Dancer and Performer in Romeo and Juliet, Salida Productions and Mercury Theater Co-production 2010.
Dancer in Tango Performance for 75th Anniversary of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama London 2010
Performer and Dancer in Don John, Kneehigh Theatre Company at Battersea Art Centre, London 2009.
Performer and Assistant Stage Manager, The Hotel Play, Royal Court Theatre, London 2009.
Assisting and training with Akram Khan Dance Company, Bahook, Saddler´s Wells London 2009.
Choreographer, Workshop Leader and Performer in "Carnaval del Pueblo" London 2009.
Clown, Actress and Dancer. Espacio Ambimental, Bogotá 2008- 2007
Project Developer and Dancer, "Integrated Dance", British Council, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño. Bogotá 2007
Contemporary Dancer: XI Contemporary Dance Festival , University Los Andes. Bogotá 2007.
III Festival AlgoImagen 2007.
Contemporary Dance Festival, El Colectivo Company, Libélula Dorada. 2007.
Gabriel García Márquez Contemporary Dance Festival, El Colectivo Company.2007.
International Video-Dance Festival 2007 and 2006.
CEC Dance Company Performances, Danza Común. Bogotá 2008 – 2007- 2006.
X Contemporary Dance Festival, National University . Bogotá 2006 EFA Danza , Bogotá 2004- 2001
Dancer creator, Paidos Company, INSOLITO Festival, Creation Prize, Bogotá 2003.
Performer, "First Angel of the Creation, in De li Angeli della Luce" IPAZIA, Italian Company, Iberoamericano Theatre Festival, Bogotá 2002.
Actress, U. Los Libertadores Theatre Company . Bogota 1997 – 1999.
ABOUT US / ANDREA PELAEZ
Creative Entrepreneur Award from the City of London and GSMD
AWARDED Stage One Bursary for New Producers.
Arts Council funding for Romeo and Juliet Development
UNESCO high acheivement project for ROMEO AND JULIET