Montse Colomé

studied dance at the Institut de Teatre de Barcelona, and has had a long and varied career. In theatre, she has worked with the directors  Josep M. Mestres, Rafel Duran y Xavier Albertí. Major collaborations include Joan Font (Comediants) and Carles Santos, among others. She was the choreographer for many musicals (La botiga dels horrors, Història d'un soldat, Snoopy, el musical, No són maneres de matar una dona, Paradís, among others) and the operas Peter Grimes (Gran Teatre del Liceu, directec by Lluís Pasqual), Orfeo y Euridice and La Flauta màgica. She also participated in creating choreographies for major events like the Barcelona Olympic Games, the Expo in Lisbon and St Patrick's Festival in Ireland. She has received several prizes, including the Barcelona theatre critics award for Brossa a La Porta (1995-96) and the Premi Nacional de Dansa de Catalunya for the project La Caldera, of which she is co-founding member. Her recent works include recovering the Legend of the Serpent as a traditional celebration in Manlleu (August 2006), participating as a choreograhper in the opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup 2006 in Dublin and restaging the opera El conde Ory at the auditorium in Tenerife (directed by Lluís Pasqual).