Alexey Taran

  • Dance
  • Miami, FL

Alexey Taran, a native of Santa Clara, Cuba, graduated from the Cuban National School of Dance, National Art School, Havana, Cuba. Taran a 2007 Guggenheim Fellow, is the Co-Founder Artistic Director and choreographer for Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film. Taran was awarded for the six time the Miami Dade Choreographer’s Fellowship from the Miami Dade Department of Cultural Affairs. In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious Knight Arts Challenge Grant. Also in 2017, he was awarded the New Music USA Project Grant Award, New York, and the NALAC Transnational Cultural Remittance Travel Award, San Antonio, TX. Other awards and artistic residences include: NALAC Fund for the Arts Artist/Ensemble Grant, San Antonio, TX, US. National Performance Network (NPN) Performance Residency Program, Valledupar, Colombia. Winner of the US Platform VIth International Choreographic Encounters, 1997 “Austin International Platforms” Austin, TX, US. Artistic Residency Kapnagel, Internationales Summer Theater Festival Hamburg Hamburg, Germany.