Marcela Ruiz Quintero
Born in Bogota, Colombia. Marcela studied Contemporary Dance at the Academy of Arts of Bogotá and joined the Dance Department at the Folkwang Hochschule Essen, Germany in 2001. From 2005- 2009 she was part of the Company Folkwang Tanzstudio (FTS), where she worked with Pina Bausch, Henrietta Horn, Michelle Ann de Mey, Thierry de Mey, Rodolfo Leoni among others. Since 2009 she has been working and collaborating as a freelance dancer, taking part in different projects with choreographers such as Leandro Kees, Felix Landerer and Stephanie Thiersch. Besides that Marcela has been teaching professional classes and workshops of Contemporary Dance and Contact Improvisation in different countries.
Stephanie Thiersch, Isack Peter Abeneko, Fabien Almakiewicz, Mathieu Antajan, Tim Behren, Béla Bisom, Judith Bwire, Matteo Ceccarelli, Guy Cools, Jasper Diekamp, Dj Elephant Power, Viviana Escalé, Marika Gangemi, Karolin Henze, Inés Hernandez, Annamari Keskinen, Moo Kim, Rostislav Kozhevnikov, Mu-Yi Kuo, I-Fen Lin, Colas Lucot, Alexandra Naudet, Michele Meloni, Holger Mertin, Niko Moddenborg, Teemu Myöhänen, Tommy Noonan, Kingsley Odiaka, Chang Ik Oh, Kepha Oiro, Juliette Omolo, Florian Patschovsky, Marcela Ruiz Quintero, Martin Rottenkolber, Rui Silveira, Anton Skrzypiciel, Justyna Śliwa, Camille Revol, Valenti Rocamora i Torà, Sabine Schneider, Barbara Streil, Joseph Suchy, Anna Volkland, Wolfgang Zamastil