Montserrat Gardó Castillo
Montserrat Gardó Castillo, is a choreographer, dancer and performer from Barcelona. She is based in Düsseldorf and graduated in Dance at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and Folkwang Universität der Künste, in Essen. Parallel to her artistic formation, she holds a University Degree in Journalism. Since she graduated, in 2009, she has been working as dancer, performer and assistant in all the pieces from the company NEUER TANZ/VA Wölfl until 2017 (including: “von mit nach t: No 2”, CHOR(E)OGRAPHIE/JOURNALISMUS: „kurze stücke“, “Ich sah: Das Lamm auf dem Berg Zion, Offb. 14,1“ or “SACRE DU PRINTEMPS+&DU“). She also performed in “Everything that happened and would happen” from Heiner Goebbels, “New Beginnings” from Alexander Giesche, “Kiss”, from Tino Sehgal, “Fight for independence” from Costa Compagnie, “Leaking Territories” and “Monument to Work” by Alexandra Pirici o “Superversammlung” from SEE! Since 2017 she collaborates with Gintersdorfer/Klaßen and La Fleur in among others: “Kabuki Noir”, “Nana ou est-ce que tu connais le bara?”, “The Institute for Unforeseen Collaboration”, “Weimar Cabaret”, “Die Zerlegung der Körper” or “Erniedrigung ist nicht das Ende der Welt”.
She has been two times nominated to the Performing Arts Award of the City of Dusseldorf in 2013 and 2014 (Förderpreis Darstellende Kunst).
As journalist she collaborates with different publications from Spain and Germany, writing about dance, theater and performance.