Choreographer and dancer living in Barcelona, Sol Picó is connoisseur of classical, contemporary and flamenco dance. Three disciplines that imbue her choreographic work, though framed in the most contemporary expression of dance. In 1993 she created her own company, Sol Picó Dance Company, with which she develops her personal signature in both creative and interpretive language, as denote the names of her works: Bésame el cáctus (Kiss me the cactus) (2001), La divadivina y el Hombre bala (The divine diva and the bullet man), La dona manca o Barbie Superestar ( The one-armed woman and Barbisuperestar) (2003), Sirena a la plancha (Grilled Mermaid) (2008), El llac de les mosques (The flies lake) (2009), Petra, la mujer araña y el putón de la abeja Maya (Petra, the spider woman and the slut Maya bee) (2011), Memorias de una pulga (Memories of a Flea) (2012), One-hit wonders (2014), We Women (2015) or Dancing with frogs (2017).
She has worked as a performer and choreographer, the early years of her career, with diverse artists and creators. Incursions in the theater world with playwrighters such as Andrés Lima, Carme Portaceli or Sergi Belbel and the audiovisual, featuring several short films or participating in feature films and creations for advertising, among others, complete a career several times awarded: Performing Arts Max Award for the Best Dance Performance, Best Choreography and Best Female Performer by Bésame el cactus in 2002 and 2003, for the Best show and the best choreography for La dona manca… in 2004, Best Show for Sirena a la Plancha, Best Choreography for Paella Mixta in 2005 and Best Choreography for El Llac de les Mosques in 2009, National Dance Prize of the Generalitat de Catalunya in 2004, are some of the awards won by Sol Picó. She has also been awarded with the National Spanish Dance Prize in 2016.
Manager of the company
Pia Mazuela has developed the entire business strategy of Sol Picó Dance Company, and she has accompanied her career from the beginning.
Formed in Business and Cultural Management at several centers and universities in Spain and the United States (University of California), as well as in Classical and Contemporary Dance, from 1989 to 1996 she works as freelance in different music production companies, production of contemporary art, live shows and commercial events . From 1994 to the present she has worked in the management of other artists or projects as Mayte Martin, or the Reactable. In 2013 co-founds the contemporary performing arts diffusion agency in the international market Agente129. In 2013 co-founds the cooperative that supports the culture workers SMartIb.
Production and communication
Formed in German Philology, Linguistics and Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona, Núria Aguiló has experience in developing and organizing major events both in the cultural and entrepreneurship world: 22 @, HiT Barcelona, Keiretsu Forum and Seville European Film Festival, where she coordinated the Department of External Relations and sponsorship. She has worked as a freelance translator and editor for various companies, focusing in recent years in online communication and community management as well as production assistance.
She joined the company Sol Picó in 2010 where she developed all online communication strategy and executes management tasks and institutional projects development. Since the end of 2012 she carries out as well production, stage manager and road manager functions. She also coordinates all activities and rental spaces at La Piconera.
She has collaborated with other artistic projects and performing arts companies in the fields of production such as Reactable Systems, the Per Poc puppet company, the Mudances contemporary dance company, the clown artist Javier Ariza and the dancer and choreographer Pau Aran.
Starting his work with Rodrigo García, resides and works in Barcelona, with over 13 years of stage experience as a performer and actor for other Companies and director of physical-theater pieces in Cía. Lalupe. Since 2014, as part of Agente129, as founder member, is dedicated to the international distribution of performing arts projects and personally supporting new choreographers. Dedicated too to encouraging meetings between professionals to improve the professional reality and create common future sets.