Biography

María Paredes, stage name of María Cabrera Fructuoso, was born in 1992 in Alicante, where since she was very young gives her life to dance and all it related, such as music, specifically piano.

Continued her training in Madrid, finishing the Degree in Pedagogy of Visual Arts and Dance specializing in Spanish Dance at the University Rey Juan Carlos, earning recognition like the award for "Academic Excellence".

Currently, she has also worked with Aida Gomez Company in her production "Carmen" on tour in Spain and the UAE.

María is a multiple formation dancer, she has knowledge of Flamenco, Stylized Dance, Folklore, Bolero School, Contemporary and Classic. Being a student of professionals like Milagros Menjíbar, Adela Campallo, Javier Latorre, Elvira Andrés, Manuel Reyes, Christopher Reyes, Daniel Doña, Juan Carlos Santamaría, Mercedes Pedroche, Lola Greco, Carmen Ledesma, Merche Esmeralda, Francisco Velasco, Eduardo Guerrero or Aida Gomez, among others.

Throughout her training, she has acquired several awards as a scholarship in 2006 to "the most outstanding dancer in Spanish Dance" in the 10th National Contest "City of Riba-roja de Turia" issued by the Cristina Heeren Foundation of Flamenco Art, where she has recieved another scholarship to continue her training.

Versatile and perfectionist artist, María has combined in recent years, her studies of dance with the Professional Degree of Piano and with her work at the Cámara Company of Madrid. Acting in theaters like The Zarzuela, Eduardo Tomás y Valiente or Úrculo, choreographed by Maribel Gallardo, Ana Gonzalez, Rocio Rodriguez, Maria Carrasco and Angeles Arranz.

Mary is undoubtedly one of the artists with most projection of this country.