About us

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what is ENSIMISMADOS?

ENSIMISMADOS is the Spanish word for self-absorbed which has a sense of introspection, reflection and self; hence, it suits perfectly for the name of an international dance platform that promotes contemporary dancers to experience, explore and question the various trends that constantly come up in our artistic field, and how they traverse their bodies. We aim this artistic encounter towards information exchange, creation processes and investigation challenges that parallely affect the artistic production and diffusion of dance as an art in the Latin-American region and the rest of the world . ENSIMISMADOS encourages the exchange of movement, culture and experiences about performing arts.

This international dance workshop, lead by Jimmy Ortiz and Grei QuezAc, gathers performing artists from around the globe to Costa Rica in order to engage in investigation process, movement approach interchange and movement questioning.

 

The Team

 
 
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Jimmy Ortiz-Chinchilla

Artistic and General Director / General Producer

Actor, Dancer, director, choreographer, dance teacher 

 
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Grei QuezAc

Director of Communications / Executive Producer

Dancer, choreographer, dance teacher, producer.

 
 
 
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“ENSIMISMADOS is a place where Costa Rican and Latin-American artist get visible for the world. An artistic space to disobey all the imposed aestetics. A place propelled by new artistic drives and where we build our own way of living dance.”

Jimmy Ortiz-Chinchilla

 
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“ENSIMISMADOS is our way to celebrate movement diversity. The different and innovative ways to express, to create, to teach and to approach movement in general. We encourage participants to explore the fine line between dance, theater, music, circus or any other performing art. Where everything is a yes¨

Grei quezAc

 
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