VANESSA MARTÍNEZ DE BAÑOS
Vanessa is a recognized dancer, teacher and choreographer who currently co-directs the company DoubleTake Dance in NYC (www.DoubleTakeDanceCo.com). Honored with a professional development scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Culture to study abroad, later became the resident choreographer for the musical theatre production company Tela-Katola in Spain. Shows: “I Love You, You're Perfect ...Now Change” and “Tick Tick...BOOM!”. Currently dances and choreographs for DoubleTake Dance, Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company. Other companies: BalaSole Dance, Noir Tribe Media, Burnt Sugar, Ikada, J.T Lotus Dance Co. She ́s had the pleasure to work for choreographers such as Germaul Barnes, Ryan Beck, Derek Mitchell, Guillém Alonso, Gabrielle Lasner, Alan Onickel, Lynn Schwab and Tony Waag Featured dancer in “DIY Nutcracker” (NY), “Rabi Thakur (NJPAC); Momentum Dance Theater: “Nutcracker” (D.C ), “Steel City Rhythm" workshop by RSW & associates; Other shows include The Little Opera Theater of NY ́s “Mitridate” ; ABT’s “The Golden Cockerel” and “Auroras Wedding” at the MET. Performed as a dancer, model or actress for international brands and commercials: L ́OREAL, Heineken, Ameriprise, NYRoadRunners, Tag Heuer, Yahoo, Ursus Vodka, KDDance, Lush, El Pais, channel Tele5, Fuse TV, X-Box/Kinect (Times Square with NeYo and Lady Sovereign) Fashion Center Arts Festival, One Truth, Dru Cutler and the Rachel Ray Show. Film credits include “The Ryde of Tom & Valkyrie”, & "Friends With Benefits" with Justin Timberlake (IMDB 2011) Faculty at PMT, Steps, BAE, Joffrey to name a few.