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Gorka Duran


Gorka Duran

Gorka Duran a dancer from San Sebastián, Spain. He started dancing at the age of 3 and since then, he has been exploring and improving.

He began dancing Basque Regional dances in his home town with the Oinkari Dantza Taldea dance group. This was where he had his first contact with contemporary dance and subsequently trained with Eneko Gil and Agurtzane Intxaurraga.

At the age of 13, he began his ballet training at the Iker Murillo Studio 24 Academy and was a student of Iker Murillo and Vitali Safronkie.

In 2023, he graduated in contemporary dance from the Ana Laguna Dance Conservatory in Burgos and in August he began his professional career with the Valencia Dancing Forward company.

Gorka joined Ballet Ireland for the Bold Moves 2024 programme.


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