María Europa Guzmán, born on March 3, 1965, she began her dance studies at the age of three, in the Ballet School of her mother Africa Guzman.

In 1977 she obtained the Superior Title of Spanish Dance at the Conservatory of Cordoba at the age of twelve.

In 1979 she received a scholarship from the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.) to study at the Bush Davies School in Sussex, where she finished her degree in Classical Ballet at the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.).

In 1981 she entered the school of the Spanish National Ballet, where she continued her studies for a year.

From 1982 to 1995, she was a member of the National Dance Company, formerly the National Lyric Theater Ballet, performing different soloist roles in ballets such as:

The Sylphides, Nutcracker, Serenade, Baroque Concert, Indian Symphony, Swan Lake, Theme and Variations, Lilac Garden, Pastoral Symphony, La Fille mal Gardeé, Paquita, Voluntaries, Opus Piat, Raymonda, Four Temperaments, Walpurgis Nights, Madrigal.

During his artistic career she has worked with great dance professionals such as John Prinz, María Fay, Rosella Higtower, Víctor Ullate, Maya Plisteskaya, Giselle Roberge, Patricia Neary, Nacho Duato and Ray Barra.

In 1987 she obtained the title of Member Teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance.

In 1992 she obtained the Superior Title of Classical Dance at the Royal Professional Dance Conservatory of Madrid, in the category of “Professional Dancer”.

In 1994 she obtained the Superior Title of Dance in the specialty of Choreography and Interpretation.

She has participated in the “Master Classes of Maya Plisetkaya” in 1992 and in the Course of Applied Anatomy for Dance in 1996.

Since 1985 she has been a teacher at the Africa Guzman Ballet School, collaborating in the artistic and academic preparation of her students and has been its Artistic Director since 1992.

In 1989, together with her mother as Artistic Director, she created the Ballet Joven África Guzmán, with the intention of artistically training young dancers in the professional world, giving them the opportunity to be in contact with the public through annual performances. During the twenty years of life of the Ballet Joven África Guzmán, this young company has been part of the Network of theaters of the Community of Madrid, and School Artistic Campaign of Caja Madrid, performing in several theaters of the Community of Madrid and other Communities.

In April 1992 she collaborated as Guest Teacher of Classical Dance with the Association of Dance Professionals of the Community of Madrid.

In 2004 she won the first prize for the best choreography, “Vía Interris”, at the International Dance Competition of Alcalá de Henares”.

She has offered Intensive Courses of dance and improvement and repetition in different Schools of Classical Dance in Spain (Toledo, Madrid, Burgos, Murcia, La Rioja).

She has participated in the elaboration of the Dance program, both in the specialty of Classical Ballet and Spanish Dance in the private dance career of ACADE, the Association of Autonomous Private Teaching Centers of Spain, where she has collaborated as a guest teacher and examination board.

Currently and since 2019 she holds the position of President of the Sectorial of Dance of ACADE.

Creator of the First Dance program Mues-E in Spain, which together with the Ministry of Culture in its creation and later with The Community of Madrid, develop a program of approach to the arts in schools of socially disadvantaged children, with problems of social adaptation and integration, due to the different ethnicities from which they come from.

In 2000 she became a teacher in the Classical Dance Workshop of the Professional Dance Conservatory “Comandante Fortea” in Madrid. Since 2007 she continues this same activity at the Professional Dance Conservatory “Carmen Amaya” in Madrid.

He has made several choreographic creations such as:

Meninas, Air de Poro, Via in Terris, Sueño de amor, Allegro Albinoni, Leyendas Celtas, Ninfas, Luz en la Sombra, Poker, Luna Árabe, Blancanieves, Mágicas Marionetas, Pingü, Concierto de partituras. Sueño de Amor, Voces de Primavera, Les Rendez-Vous and La Princesa Cisne, some of them integrated in the repertoire of the Professional Dance Conservatory “Carmen Amaya”.

In 2014 she received the First Prize of the CERTÁMEN DE DANZA Y ARTES ESCÉNICAS del Día Internacional de la Danza (ADAE) with her choreography “Leyendas de Elba”.

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