Irene “La Sentío” – Flamenco Dancer
Irene “La Sentío” has studied flamenco dance with several Spanish artists such as Juana Amaya, Juan de los Reyes, Antonio Canales and especially the Farruco family .
2008 – she performed with La Farruca in the International Flamenco Fashion Show (SIMOF in its Spanish acronym), and the same year she became a finalist in the National Contest “Cante de las Minas” performing in the prestigious XL VIII International Festival “Cante de las Minas” (La Unión).
2009 – she was called to join the cycle “Peñas de Guardia” of the “Federación de Peñas Flamencas” in Seville, dancing in the most important flamenco groups of the city.
2010 – “La Sentío” danced “Sonerías” in the show presented by Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya “Farruquito” in the XVI Flamenco Biennale of Seville, in the famous Maestranza Theatre. After that she performed in “Baile Flamenco”, a successful show that she presented in many cities as Madrid, Barcelona, Oviedo, Murcia, Seville, Chile…
She has also worked in the company of Antonio Fernández Montoya “Farruco”, performing in Colombia in the “Season Bogota Flamenco 2011” and Turkey (Istanbul).
June 2011 – she won the Third Award in the XXIII National Contest of Flamenco Art “Ciudad de Ubrique”. She performed and taught as a guest artist in the first Calgary International Flamenco Festival (Canada).
February 2012 – she released in Sardinia (Italy) her first show called “De mi faldiquera”, as artistic director and choreographer.
July 2013 – she participated in the Festival Mont-de-Marsan along with Oscar de los Reyes performing “Sevilla al aire”. She has worked with Aurora Losada and Tito Losada in “Misa Flamenca” and with the Orchestra Chekara in Tetouan.
2014 – she brought her dance to Belgium to the Flamenco Group of Amberes and to the Theatre Gialino in Atenas with the show “Mano a mano”. She participated in Suma Flamenca in Madrid in 2014 with a show by the company of El Mistela entitled “Bailando la Vida”. In Madrid she has performed with Kélian Jiménez, a flamenco dancer, in the Theatre El Barrio and with Curro de Candela in “Mi sangre grita” in the Theatre Carlos III of Aranjuez. In Seville she has participated in the cycle “Flamenco at the University” by CICUS. In October she performed along with the pianist Miriam Mendez in a tour by the Cervantes Institute in Jordan and Egypt. Later, she has performed in Germany with the cast of the tablao Villa-Rosa of Madrid.
Recently, she has been dancing in the best tablaos of the country such as “Tablao Cordobés”, “Tablao de Carmen” and “Los Tarantos” in Barcelona, “El Arenal” and “Museo del Baile Flamenco” in Seville and “Villa-Rosa”, “Las Carboneras”, “Casa Patas”, “Cardamomo” and “Cantares” in Madrid.