David Hernandez

David Hernandez studied studio music & jazz and opera at the University of Miami and dance at the New world School of the Arts. In New York David worked as an apprentice with the Trisha Brown Company. He moved to Europe with Meg Stuart to help her start Damaged Goods in 18 Belgium. He also developed his own education program (P.E.P) and developed the Crash Landing improvisation performance series with Meg Stuart and Christine DeSmet. In 1998 Hernandez started his own company Edwardvzw. He teaches regularly in Belgium (P.A.R.T.S.) and internationally. He has as special interest for improvisation performance, and developed what he calls 'elastic choreography': combinations of choreography improvisation. Over the last years, in addition to his work in dance, Hernandez has also been working as a singer, composer, installation artist and dramaturg and developed many multi media /new technology projects and performance events. He has been collaborating with international choreographers, such as the Dutch Anouk van Dijk and LaborGras of Berlin among others. He is a partner in the werkplaats Dans Centrum Jette in collaboration with Roxanne Huilmand. With Rosas he worked on D'un soir un jour, Penture, Keeping Still, Zeitung. Cesena is his fifth collaboration with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.