Biography

Journey home 1 Adriana Henao gathers 20 years of artistic life and over 30 professional shows. Form her own company in 2013 when she arrives to Spain after working in several countries with renowned directors in Europe and in the Americas.

Since 1995 she has been working in several professional performances as an actress and contemporary dancer, working on stage under direction of Dieter Welke, Everett Dixon, Helios Fernández, Rosario Ruiz Rodgers, Robert Wilson, Eddy Armando, Paola Cazares and more recently with Carlos Miró and Germán D'Alessandro. She has worked with several companies as Teatro La Mama, Macnas from Ireland, Els Comediants from Barcelona, The Robert Wilson Company, Tierra Theatre and Puntiapart dancetheatre. Adriana has also created and directed professional pieces of clown, physical and contemporary theatre in Colombia, Spain and the United Kingdom.

She is graduated from the Academia Superior de Artes de Bogota, Facultad de Artes de la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (2000) as master in performing arts. Adriana is also an Arts Manager, graduated from the University of Wales, Institute of Cardiff as an MBA. She also worked as cultural coordinator at Latin American House Asociation, London. She was a Lecturer at the University of Wales, UK; and she was the Artistic Director and Co-founder of La Divata UK dance theatre Company.

As a teacher she has an specialisation in pedagogy from Centro de Investigación Teatral CELCIT Argentina. She has taught at several universities and institutions in Colombia and the United Kingdom among which include: University of Tolima, National University of Colombia, Kensington College from the University of Wales, Greenwich College and Latin American House Association.

 

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE

Year

Play / Piece of dance

Author

Director / Choreographer

Role

Company


2015
 
"Ooruk"

Adriana Henao
 
Adriana Henao

Actress/ 
Dancer

Adriana Henao/España

2015

"Journey home"

Adriana Henao

Adriana Henao

Dancer

Adriana Henao/Spain

2015

"Pierrot"

Adriana Henao

Adriana Henao

Pierrot

Adriana Henao/Spain

2014

"Soul Skin"

Adriana Henao/ María Luna

Adriana Henao

Dancer

Adriana Henao/Spain

2013

"The Caterpillar"

Adriana Henao

Adriana Henao

The Caterpillar

Adriana Henao/Spain

2012

"Soplata Globus"

Carlos Miro

Carlos Miro

Dancer

Puntiapart dancetheatre/Spain

2012

"Catalina i Biel"

Carlos Miro

Carlos Miro

Dancer

Puntiapart dancetheatre/Spain

2010

Voces de la palabra” (Voices of the Word)

Eduardo Galeano’s adapted texts

German D’Alessandro

Actress

Tierra Theatre/UK

2009

"Bambazu"

Diana Cherry

Adriana Henao

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La Divata/ UK

2001-05

 “Entre besos y peloteras" (Between Kisses and fights)

Eddy Armando

Eddy Armando

The Judge

Teatro La Mama/Colombia  

2001-05

Theatre of Improvisation

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Tomas Jaramillo

(Various characters)

Carneval Teatro Circo/ACR/Colombia

2004

¨A la Garrocha Mocha¨ 

Club del Clown

Club del Clown

Clown

Club del Clown /Colombia

2003

Zocco/Contemporary Dance

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Anaísa Castillo

Dancer

Danza Comun /Colombia

2003

¨Aunque usted no lo clown¨

Club del Clown

Club del Clown

Clown

Club del Clown /Colombia

2002

¨La Sirenita¨ (The Little Mermaid)

Hans Cristian Andersen

Henry Moreno

Princess and
Sea creature

Coorporacion Teatro/ Colombia

2001

¨Divinas palabras¨ (Divine Words)

Ramón del Valle Inclan  

Rosario Ruiz Rodgers

Marica del Reino

ASAB/Colombia

2001

¨Arcenico y Encaje Antiguo" (Arcenic and Old lace)

Joseph Kesselring

Paola Cazáres

Elaine Harper

Ardat Lili Teatro/Colombia  

2000

¨The Hobbit¨

J.R.R. Tolkien

Everett Dixon

Balin the Dwarf and 
Smaug the Dragon

ASAB/Colombia

2000

 “Proyecto Piloto” (Pilot Project)

Enrique Buenaventura

Helios Fernández

Marta

ASAB/Colombia

1999

¨Roberto Zucco¨

Bernard Marie koltés

Alexander Melgarejo

Zucco’s Mother,
Prostitute

ASAB/Colombia

1999

¨Asamblea de Mujeres¨ (The Assembly of Women)

 Aristophanes

Dieter Welke

Woman

ASAB/Colombia

1999

"Woyzeck" Selected Scenes

Georg Büchner

Dieter Welke

 Marie

ASAB/Colombia

1998

 “Las dos caras del teatro” (The two theatre’s faces)

Els Comediants

Els Comediants

Dancer

Els Comediants/Barcelona

1998

¨Persephone¨

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Robert Wilson

Extra

Robert Wilson Company/USA

1998

"The Balcony" Selected Scenes

Jean Genet

Catalina Lozano
Moskowictz

 Woman

ASAB/Colombia

1997

"Macbeth" Selected scenes

William Shakespeare

Merida Urquia

Lady Macbeth

ASAB/Colombia

1996

"The evil eye"

Macnas

Macnas

Dancer

Macnas /Galway, Irland

1996

¨Los Genios de la Vida¨ (The life’s Genious)

Els Comediants

Els Comediants

Dancer

Els Comediants/Barcelona

1995

"La noche justo antes de los bosques"

Bernard-Marie Koltès

Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Dancer

Independent director