Born in Barcelona, he began his career at the age of eleven through latin american, standard, jazz, modern dance and classical ballet. He completed his studies at the Conservatorio Profesional de Danza ‘Mariemma’ in Madrid and later at the Folkwang Hochschule der Künste in Essen, before joining the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal – Pina Bausch in 2005, until 2020 as a permanent member and later as a guest until 2022. It was also in 2020 that he began his artistic collaboration with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, which continues to this day. Pau has also collaborated with other choreographers such as Theo Clinkard, Alan Lucien Øyen, Antonio Ruz, Stefan Jovanović and Jorge Puerta Armenta.
From 2013, he began his independent choreographic creations, generally developed through interdisciplinary collective work and creative workshops. Among his most significant shows are Avui em veus, demà seré invisible (2013); Tres maneras and Mimosa (2016); Notes on Life (2019), produced in Yokohama; Brocken and Ich bin nicht nur ein Körper, aber wenn du willst, kann ich tanzen (2019), both for Tanztheater Wuppertal; Lettre d’amour (2020), co produced by the GREC Festival in Barcelona, with Consuelo Trujillo and Alberto Conejero; and Un cadavre exquis II (2022), premiered at the Teatro Español, with José Troncoso.
His current motivation is to continue developing expression through body language, focusing on the creation and pedagogy of contemporary dance. The search for movement and his interest in the poetics of contemporary dance-theatre are represented in his projects. With a commitment to sharing previously acquired knowledge and experience with the next generation of artists, Pau encourages self-discovery, simultaneously combining heritage and tradition with the passage of time and the transitory nature of the dance of the future.
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