Carlos González, born in Spain, trained in classical and contemporary dance, at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza María de Avila (Madrid, Spain).
Carlos started his career in 2012 as an apprentice with OTRADANZA (Alicante, Spain), directed by Asun Noales. In 2013 he joined DANTZAZ Konpainia (San Sebastian, Spain), directed by Adriana Pous, where he performed repertoire from choreographers such as Itzik Galili, Lucas Timulak and Jone San Martín. From 2014 to 2018, Carlos danced with GHT Tanzcompany/wee dance company (Germany), directed by Marko Weigert and Dan Pelleg, where he worked with choreographers such as Noa Zuk, Adi Salant, Hillel Kogan, Shlomi Bitton and Dan Pelleg,
In 2015, he co-founded EYAS Dance Project, a contemporary dance company formerly based in Germany, where he creates his own choreographic work and collaborates with international artists. The company has presented works in Germany, Spain, Belgium, Poland, Taiwan and Sweden. In July 2018, Carlos moved to Madrid, where he continues his work as a creator with EYAS.
Seth Buckley, born in Canada, trained in classical ballet until he graduated from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School's professional division. He then studied one more year of dance as a guest student in Dresden (Germany) at the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz and has since apprenticed with The Guests Company Yuval Pick, In Lyon, France and with The Saarländisches Staatstheater under the direction of Stijn Celis in Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2015 Seth joined the Gerhart Hauptmann Theater Görlitz-Zittau/wee dance company under the direction of Marko E. Weigert and Dan Pelleg, where he danced for two years. He is currently freelancing around the world.
Seth is also a founding member and co-artistic director of EYAS Dance Project, where he creates his own choreographic work.
Artistic Director Choreographer
Paula Montoya Lozano, born in Spain, trained in classical and contemporary dance until graduating from the Conservatory of Dance Maria de Avila (Madrid, Spain).
Since 2013 she has worked professionally in companies such as CaraBdanza (Gonzalo Díaz), Centro Coreográfico Gallego (Amaury Lebrun), Valencia Dancing Forward, Compañía Tangenbenzal (Jesus Benzal & Ole Tangen), Marcat Dance (Mario Bermúdez & Catherine Coury), Dance Craft (Marina Miguélez) and La Phármaco (Luz Arcas).
Paula has worked with EYAS Dance Project since February 2019.
Sybila Gutierrez Poveda, born in Elda (Alicante), Spain began her formal dance training at the Conservatory of Music and Dance (Valencia, Spain). During her dance education, Sybila took part in the Jove Companyia Gerard Collins and later became a member of the Good Project directed by Asun Noales (Elche, Spain). Since 2014, she has participated as a performer/choreographer in festivals such as; GraciasXfavorSantander (Santander 2014), Circuito Bucles (Valencia 2014), SoloDuo (Cologne, Germany 2014), Abril en Danza (Alicante 2017), Migrats en Breu (Valencia 2017) and Foro Chilango (CDMX, México 2017), Festival 10 Sentidos (Valencia 2018), Dansa Valencia (Valencia 2018), Sismoffgraff (Olot, Catalunya, Spain 2018). Currently, Sybila is freelancing with a desire to experience creative processes.
She is also a director/choreographer and performer with Cía Dunatacà, a female dance-theatre company based in Valencia.
Sybila has worked with EYAS Dance Project since August 2019.
Cristina Reolid,born in Spain, trained in classical and contemporary dance, she graduated at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporany Dance (London). In 2018, she obtains a degree in Choreography and Interpretation in Contemporary Dance at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza de Valencia.
In 2013, she collaborated with Rambert Dance Company performing A Linha Curva by Itzik Galili and she did a project with Vivien Wood in Dance City (Newcastle), Exile. This same year, she joined Ballet de la Generalitat Valenciana, where she performed choreographies by Ohad Naharin, Marcos Morau, Nacho Duato, Thierry Malandain, between others. From 2016 until nowadays she has worked as a freelance dancer with several companies and choreographers: La Veronal, Taiat Dansa, Kukai Dantza, Antonio Ruz, Cía Alberto Pineda, Ananda Dansa, Institut Valencià de Cultura and Led Silhouette. In 2016, together with Jon López, created a duet, Moira, for Festival 10 Sentidos 2016, which also it participated at Certamen Coreográfico de Tetuán 2017. In 2018, she got to do 2 weeks intensive DV8 Workshop with Hannes Langolf, Ermira Goro and Lloyd Newson.
Cristina joined EYAS Dance Project in August 2019.
Shannon Leypoldt, born in the US, graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance. After, she trained at the Dance Conservatory in San Francisco under the direction of Summer Lee Rhatigan.
She has worked in different companies like burnsWORK, FACT/SF, Sharp & Fine and Nine Shards Dance Theater Collective. In 2014, she joined wee dance company at the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater, Germany, where she worked with choreographers such as Dan Pelleg & Marko E. Weigert, Shlomi Bitton, Hillel Kogan, and Sommer Ulrickson.
Shannon has worked with EYAS Dance Project since 2016.
Meng Ting Liu
Meng Ting Liu, born in Taiwan, graduated from Tainan University of Technology's Department of Dance (TUTD) 7-year Program. Since 2014 she has been a member of the dance company at the Gerhart Hauptmann-Theater Görlitz-Zitau, under the direction of Marko E. Weigert & Dan Pelleg.
She is a collaborator on the project "DanceOmatic", with Danish artist Martin Kristensen, which has been presented in Denmark, Sweden, Taiwan and Germany. She choreographed the piece "Talker", which was presented at the International SoloDuo Dance Festival 2016 and the Stockholm Fringe Festival 2017. Meng Ting has performed with Feng Dance Theater at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has attended American Dance Festival (ADF) with support from the Chin-Lin Arts Foundation scholarship.
Meng Ting has worked with EYAS Dance Project since 2017.
Manager & Distribution
Lola Ortiz de Lanzagorta, born in Spain, received her Masters in Cultural Management (Music, Theatre and Dance) from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has a degree in Classical Ballet and has also studied Hebrew Semitic Philology at the Complutense University of Madrid. From 1991 to 1998, she lived in New York where she studied contemporary dance at prestigious schools such as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, Martha Graham School and Nikolais & Louis Dance Lab.
After devoting herself professionally to dance, her process of professional reconversion led her to cultural management. After fifteen years, she continues to dedicate herself to the production and distribution of dance performances. She has worked with artists such as Rocío Molina, Antonio Najarro, Miguel Ángel Berna, Javier Latorre, David Coria and Chevi Muraday, among others.
Between the years 2011 and 2013, she was part of the Department of Cultural Management of the Complutense Institute of Musical Sciences (ICCMU) and between the years 2016 and 2019 she was the director of management and production for the Sharon Fridman Company.
Lola currently runs her own firm, New Dance Management, focused on the distribution and management of dance companies, one of which is EYAS Dance Project.