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Since 2005, Diego Vazquez has created 38 works, which are part of the repertoire of his own dance company, Laleget Danza, and other companies in Mexico and USA such as the National Dance Company, Jalisco Ballet, Taller Coreográfico de la UNAM, Danzante and Tania Pérez-Salas Dance Company. With Laleget Danza, his choreographies has been presented in Spaín, the Netherlands, Slovakia, the United Kingdom, Curaçao and the United States.


He regularly presents his work in the most important venues of Mexico, such as Palacio de Bellas Artes, Teatro de las Artes (CENART), Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris. 


His pieces range from contemporary versions of The Nutcracker, Petrushka and Les noces by Stravinsky, to original works based on scores by Pärt, Chavez, Revueltas, Brahms, Chopin and J.S. Bach, amongst others.


Mr. Vázquez was awarded a grant to complete his studies in dance by the government of the Netherlands and received his BFA from CODARTS (Rotterdam Dance Academy). As a dancer, Mr. Vázquez has performed pieces by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Angelin Preljocaj, Jiri Kilyán, Itzik Galili, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Neel Verdoorn, Keith Derrick-Randolph and Tania Pérez Salas, amongst others.


He has been awarded the Young Artists Scholarship (Jóvenes Creadores) by the National Found for Culture and Arts of Mexico. He has received support from the Government of the Netherlands, the National Institute of Fine Arts of Mexico and the Secretary for Culture of Mexico for the production of his choreographies and international tours.


In January 2018, he was appointed Artistic Director of Taller Coreográfico of UNAM, the second most important ballet company in Mexico. Throughout six years, Vázquez has renewed the repertoire of the company with works by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Julian Nicosia, amongst others.


In October 2019, Vázquez premiers Camille Claudel written by Gaël Le Cornec. This was his  first theater mis-en-scène as a director and it was nominated for Best Theater Solo and Best Light Design, by the Mexican Theater Association of Critics.

His most recent pieces are Long Distance (2022) a choreography about the nostalgia that emerges when longing to be physically close to someone. It can be performed as a solo or as a septet. Motaati (2023) is a large-scale piece about pleasure and its different ways of experiencing pleasure. It’s based on music by Middle Eastern DJs and sound artists.

Vázquez has always had a fascination for architecture and designing atmospheres, therefore he usually creates the light, set and costume designs for his own creations and those of other choreographers.

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