Choni Cía. Flamenca
Asunción Pérez “Choni” has a long professional career as a soloist and as part of the artistic cast of important companies such as Mario Maya and Eva Yerbabuena, among others, visiting numerous theatres and national and international festivals.
In 2007 she decides to create her own company, Choni Cía. Flamenca. After obtaining the Giraldillo Award for the “Most Innovative Show” at the 14th Bienal de Flamenco with “Malgama, Circontemporáneo y compás” and the Giraldillo Award “Revelación” at the 15th Bienal de Flamenco with “Tejidos al Tiempo”, Choni Cía. Flamenca becomes one of the most outstanding companies in the avant-garde of modern flamenco.
But it is with “La Gloria de mi Mare”, awarded with numerous prizes, among them: “Best show” and “Best male performance” in Seville Stage Awards 2011, “Best Actor” and “Best Lighting” at Andalusian Theatre Awards 2014 and nominations for the Max Awards of the Performing Arts 2014 for “Best Dance Show” and “Choni” for “Best Female Dance Performer”, when it becomes one of the most important companies of the moment.
“Flamenco Tratado”, “Compás de Espera” (Andalusian Theater Awards for “Best Performance” and “Best Female Performer of Flamenco Dance” in 2017) and “Reencuentro” (Andalusian Theater Award for “Best Female Performer of Flamenco Dance” in 2017) are her latest creations, where the versatility that characterizes this special company continues to be shown.
Choni Cía. Flamenca is a stable company formed by:
ASUNCIÓN PÉREZ “CHONI”: dance and coreography.
RAÚL CANTIZANO: guitar and musical composition.
ANTONIO MONTIEL: percussion and musical composition.
ALICIA ACUÑA: voice.