Mario Bermúdez Gil
Artistic Director, Choreographer, & Dancer of Marcat Dance.
Mario Bermudez Gil, Artistic Director and Choreographer of Marcat Dance, is a prolific creator who has developed a recognizable movement language known for its dynamic physicality and long-lasting emotional impact. His highly acclaimed works and commissions are performed by Marcat Dance as well as other leading dance companies around the world including the National Dance Company of Spain, the National Dance Company of Wales, Flamenco Star Eva Yerbabuena, Hung Dance Taiwan, Nuovo Balleto di Toscana BDT, and Scapino Ballet Rotterdam.
Prior to Marcat Dance, Mario was a company member of Tel Aviv based Batsheva Dance Company (2012-2016). With Batsheva he performed work by Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, Hofesh Shechter, and Roy Assaf, and danced in prestigious theaters around the world including the Opera National de Paris (Paris, France), Brooklyn Academy of Music (Brooklyn, NY), and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Washington, D.C.). From 2010-2012 Mario was based in New York City and danced with Andrea Miller’s Gallim Dance and Jennifer Muller/The Works. His training began at age 20 when he studied at Centro Andaluz de Danza in Sevilla, Spain from 2008-2010.
Awards and Mentions
Finalist for the Premios MAX 2020 in categories Best Choreography and Best Male Interpreter. Best Choreography of 2020, Premios PAD, Seville, Spain, Best Choreography of 2018/2019, Escenarios de Sevilla (2019), Young Artist Award of Jaen, Andalusia (2018), “25 To Watch” in Dance Magazine USA (2017), “Best Dancer Award” from Certamen Coreografico Distrito de Tetuan, Madrid Spain (2017).