Ivan Gil-Ortega

Assistant to the Choreographer
Ivan Gil Ortega

Ivan Gil-Ortega, worked with Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2020 and returns as Assistant to Goyo Montero for Chacono, part of the 2021 Curated by Carlos season.

Ivan Gil-Ortega was born in Madrid and is a former Principal dancer with Stuttgart Ballet and Dutch National Ballet. He was a Finalist at the Prix de Lausanne 1994 and since 2019 has been Vice President of the Jury.

Since 2008, he has combined dancing with his current activity as ballet assistant and ballet stager, working with Christian Spuck (Ballet Director of the Zurich Ballet), Goyo Montero (Ballet Director of the Nuremberg Ballet), Derek Deane (ex-director of the English National Ballet) and Carlos Acosta (Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet and Acosta Danza).