Isolte Avila

Isolte Avila

Signdance Collective International
Choreographer and Dancer

High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Member Since:
May 2012
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About Isolte

Isolte Avila
Trained with the Cuban Ballet and The Netherlands Dance Theatre.
She has a degree in Dance from California Institute of the Arts,
where she won a scholarship from the Disney Foundation. She is fluent in BSL grass roots signing and is learning international sign. She has worked with choreographers: Ismael Ivo 1995-1998, Stuttgart Ballet, Milton Meyers, Alvin Ailey since 1985, Carlos Orta Limon Dance Company 1997-1999 and Ornella D'Agostino Carovana SMI
2002- current Her acting experience includes playing Freda Kahlo in Liz Crow's award winning film. Recently she has been working alongside BBC Radio 4 as associate artist on A Small Piece Of Silence, and Dragonfly directed by Sue Roberts, as well as Shall I Say A Kiss directed by Polly Thomas, and as Dance Director and Actor in the production of ‘Bad Elvis' recently on tour in the US. She is the founder of the art form signdance, managing and developing the signdance trust through from 1987 – 2000. In 2001 she formed Signdance Collective with actor David Bower.
Within the U.K she has led several projects for the Cultural Olympiad and for London 2012 including the ICARUS Project with Driving Inspiration an Opening Ceremony Project for London 2012, and for the 2012 Festival – Showcase. Isolte has worked extensively with the Ana Desetnica International street theatre Festival in Slovenia through SDC, as well as with Teatro En vol, coreoarte in Venezuela, and Carovana SMI in Sardinia. She is currently touring Carthage – By Caridad Svich

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