Omar Carrum in DC

Education / 22. 1. 2023 /

Dancer, choreographer teacher and video maker, omar Carrum joined DELFOS danza contemporánea as a founding member from 1993 to 2017. He has received two times The National Dance Award as performer and Choreographer and seven grants by FONCA (National and State Funds for Culture and Arts in Mexico). In 2009 he became the first Mexican choreographer to receive the GUGGENHEIM fellowship, in 2014 he becomes a member of SNCA (the National System of Arts Creators) and from 2018 to 2020 he receives the Grant as a Creator/interpreter with trajectory from FONCA, which are two of the most important recognition for artists in Mexico. His short film Fifth Wall, co-directed with Dutch Rall was selected by the Short Film Corner in CANNES (2013), and by Agite y Sirva (2014). Faculty member of the Bates Dance Festival since 2010


He has been collaborating with the Duncan Centre Conservatory for several years, introducing his technique Continuum, inviting interesting dancers to run workshops, consulting with the dance teachers and the students, leaving a significant footprint on a whole generation of students.