Oscar de los Reyes
Oscar de los Reyes Rodriguez was born in Sevilla, and at the early age of 7 began his studies of dance at the Jose Mancilla and Margarita Academy. He went on to train with such teachers as Farruco, Antonio Canales, Alejandro Granados and Javier La Torre.
In 1998, he began his professional career, dancing in Tablaos such as Los Gallos, El Arenal, Palacio Andaluz, Casa Patas, El Corral de la Pacheca and El Cordobes. In 2001, he joined the company of Pilar Tavora, touring the most important cities of Holland. In 2002, he performed with the company of El Torombo in the production "Incognito" in Frankfort, Germany under the direction of Francis Brunn, along with Farruquito, Farru, Jose Maya and Adela Campallo. In 2003, he worked with Antonio Canales' company in the works "Casa de Bernarda Alba" and "Ojos Verdes", the latter of which in its World Premier at the prestigeous Teatro Lope de Vega in Sevilla. In 2004, Oscar de los Reyes toured Japan for the first time, with such great artists as Manuela Carrasco, Juana Amaya and Milagros Mengibar. He also appeared as First Dancer under the direction of Antonio Canales in the first" Toito el Flamenco" Festival at El Campello, Alicante. In 2005 and 2006, he collaborated with the great singer Juana la del Revuelo in Los Veranos de la Villa de Madrid, El Festival de Cante de Pegalajar in Jaen, El Festival de Musica de Amberes in Brussels and La Pena Femenina de Huelva.
In 2007, Mr. De los Reyes formed his own company with the original work: Plazuela de los Reyes, performing at the Teatro Gutierrez de Alcala de Guadaira in Sevilla. In 2008, he was awarded the First Prize in the National Dance Competition in the category of Alegrias at the Pena Flamenca Perla de Cadiz. In 2009, he represented Andalucia at the International Fairs of Berlin and Bilbao.
Oscar de los Reyes performed as First Dancer at the Tablao El Cordobes in Barcelona in the works: "De Cordoba a Cadiz" and " De Aqui y de Alla" choreographed and directed by Javier La Torre. He also traveled to Venezuela with the company of Antonio Canales dancing one of the lead roles in La Casa de Bernarda Alba at the Teatro Teresa Carreno.
In 2010, he performed in Jazz Viene del Sur,along with pianist Diego Amador and American Jazz great Charlie Hayden. He performed as Guest Artist in the production " Compadres", created by Italian guitarist Livio Gianola in the cities of Bergamo and Lecco. That same year, he was presented as Guest Artist with the Diego Amador Quartet at the first Feria Flamenca de Buenos Aires and in other Argentinian cities such as Rosario, Cordoba, Neuquen and La Plata. He then rejoined the company of Antonio Canales in Belo Horizonte, Brasil for a production of La Casa de Bernarda Alba.
In 2011, Oscar de los Reyes joined the company of the great Manuela Carrasco for the production of Suspiro Flamenco, presented at the Festival de Caja Madrid and the Festival de Jerez. This production had such great success that it was featured in 2011 in some of the most important National and International festivals such as The IX London Festival at Sadler's Wells, The XI New York Festival at City Center, The Washington Festival at the Lisner Auditorium, the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, Festival Flamenco Viene del Sur and the Festival de Mont de Marsan.
In 2012, he was invited to collaborate as Guest Artist for the production of Mi Tiempo es Vida, created by the famous guitarist Paco Fernandez and presented at the Teatro Central de Sevilla, and created his own original production, Sevilla al Aire,for the 25th Anniversary of the prestigious Festival de Mont de Marsan, where he also taught Flamenco classes. In 2014, he rejoined manuela Carasco's company for a production of Suspiro Flamenco at the Teatro Lope de Vega in Sevilla. Oscar de los Reyes is a member of the Museo del Baile Flamenco Cristina Hoyos at the Casa de la Memoria in Sevilla, and continues to tour internationally as a soloist and instructor.
In 2017 he danced with Ballet Flamenco La Rosa in "La Casa de la Muñeca" premiered in April at The Colony Theatre.