Olga Lucía Barrios Suárez is a multi-award winner artist. Choreographer, teacher and dancer has collaborated with theater, musical and dance companies in Canada, USA and Colombia. She is co-founder member of Vanguardia Dance Projectt. Olga was born in Bogota- Colombia where she studied the Scenic Arts Program at the Arts Academy of Bogota, and holds an MFA in dance at York University of Toronto. Her recently commission’s credits includes: choreographer for the Wind in the Leaves Collective Project (Toronto 2009-11), choreographer/movement director for Nohayquiensepa Aluna Theatre (Toronto 2009-2012 Four Dora Awards Nominations), choreographer for the dance-theatre work IXOK (2009-2011).
Independently, Olga Barrios Contemporary Dance has recently participated in different events such as: Dance Ontario Dance Weekend, Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, Hamilton Site Specific Festival, Festival Impulsos Bogota,Vibrant Colombia Harbourfront Festival, Allende Festival, Women on Stage for Peace Colombia, Ritmo y Color Festival at Harbourtfront , Bogota Dance Festival, Ffida between others events.
As a dance teacher she has worked in Montreal, Hamilton, Kitchener, San Francisco, New Jersey and numerous cities in Colombia.
More info: www.olgabarrios.com