Dancer and choreographer, Rafael Amargo is famous for bringing together flamenco and the most avant-garde trends, such as those taught in Martha Graham’s school during his stay in New York. Born in Pinos Puente (Granada) in 1975, as Jesús Rafael García Hernández, Rafael Amargo, takes his artist name from Frederico Garcia Lorca’s poem “Romance Del Amargo. Soloist in different dance comapnies, he won critical acclaim with his first show Amargo in 2000. He was rewarded two years later for his greatest success, Poeta in Nueva York, named best show of the decade. Rafael Amargo participated in 2008 as jury and professor of body expression in Season 8 of Star Academy. He also played his own role in some episodes of the Spanish series Un, dos, tres.
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