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The creative industries in Mexico ©


DESPERTARES © grew this year and apart from presenting the largest ballet show in the world, it boosted the creative industries in Mexico through workshops, conferences, events and free auditions, given by renowned international talents in multiple disciplines.


Auditions English National Ballet School


The historical dancer Julio Boca (Argentina) , considered one of the greatest exponents of Latin American ballet in history, will give free auditions at the English National Ballet School.

Tap / Street Jazz

Tap dance

Broadway star Jared Grimes (USA) winner of the 'Astaire Award' for best dancer in a Broadway show, teaches a class open to the public in tap dance and street jazz.

Master class


The internationally recognized Mexican dancer Isaac Hernández teaches a ballet class to students with more than 5 years of experience.

Master class


The historic and acclaimed ballet master and associate director of the English National Ballet Loipa Araujo (Cuba) teaches a ballet class to advanced and professional dancers.

Movie Afternoon


Unique screening of the complete Ballet of 'Don Quixote' with Isaac Hernández (Mexico) as Guest Principal Dancer of the Rome Opera, under the artistic direction of Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Exciting photography


Professional photographer Matthew Brush (USA) , winner of several international photography awards and having worked with brands such as Nike, presents a workshop about his unique style of photography.

Expressive cinema


The prestigious film director and pioneer in ballet film, Ezra Hurwitz (USA), who has worked with brands such as Dior and Vogue, presents a workshop on the power of the expressiveness of the body in cinematography.

Technology in the arts

Digital art

Outstanding London-based multidisciplinary digital artist Tupac Martir (Mexico) , who has worked with artists such as Beyoncé, Elton John and Sting, presents a 2-day dance video creation and production on integrating cutting-edge technologies in the arts .

Interpretive choreography

Contemporary dance

The brilliant resident choreographer of the Nederlands Dans Theater, one of the best contemporary dance companies in the world, Medhi Walerski (France) creator of "Chamber", transmitted part in more than 600 theaters and acclaimed worldwide, teaches a workshop on the interpretation in choreography.

Creativity in the age of artificial intelligence

Art + Technology

Software engineer and technology engineer Joel Hernández (Mexico) based in the Netherlands and named as one of the 500 most talented and creative individuals on the digital scene in that country, talks about the use of artificial intelligence in the arts and how it redefines what is creativity.

Choreographic process

Contemporary dance

Nicola Monaco (Italy) , dancer from the Akram Khan Dance Company , internationally recognized for its pioneering style in the integration of various aspects and choreographic languages, gives a workshop on the choreographic process.

Innovative choreography

Contemporary dance

The talented choreographer Aszure Barton (Canada) , discovered by Mikhail Baryshnikov, creator of works for the most prestigious companies and presented on the most important stages in the world, gives a workshop about her innovative style of choreography.









The unique opportunity to personally meet the artists invited to DESPERTARES © and DESPERTARES IMPULSA © .


For the first time in Mexico


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