Rigo Saura graduated from the National School of Modern and Contemporary Dance in Havana, Cuba during which time he participated in Holland’s International Theatre School Festival and was a member of the National School of Dance Faculty. Mr. Saura was a former soloist dancer of Danza Contemporánea of Cuba and worked with internationally recognized choreographers: Mats Ek and Ana Laguna, Itzik Galili, Juan Kruz (Sasha Walls and Guests) Osnel Delgado ( Mal Pasó Dance Company) Rafael Bonachela ( Sydney Dance Company). He moved to Quito-Ecuador as a Asistente Choreographer under the Pepe Hevia Dance company and was a soloist of the classic cast in the National Ballet of Ecuador and the resident choreographer in Ecuador’s Urban Ballet and Composition Master of the Metropolitan School of Art, Ecuador.
Currently Mr. Saura resides in Chicago,Illinois where he is a resident dancer, teacher, and guest choreographer at Hedwig Dances, Concert Dance Inc.,and Ruth Page Center for the Arts and guest artist/instructor for the Professional Program at The Hubbard Street Dance Company. His development as a choreographer has continued to create works for New Dances 2019,Illinois , L.A Contemporary Dance Company, California and Winner at DuPage Choreography Showcase Competition, Illinois. Mr. Saura is currently engaged in a robust and demanding performance/choreography schedule with local, national, and international companies.