Mexican-born Edgar Zendejas danced for Ballets Jazz Montreal (BJM), Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Giordano Jazz Dance. Mr. Zendejas’ work won him commissions with BJM, Jacob’s Pillow, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, DanceWorks Chicago, Luna Negra Dance Theater, NorthWestDanceProject, Ballet Hispanico, State Street Ballet, Eisenhoward Dance, Santa Barbara Dance Theatre and Richmond Ballet.
He is a winner of the Hubbard Street 2 National Choreographic Competition in 2010 and a finalist of the GENESIS competition with Milwaukee Ballet. He was also honored with the Outstanding Choreographer Award from Youth American Grand Prix in 2012.
Zendejas explores new areas of choreographic collaboration with the National Circus School in Montreal as creative director. He also collaborates with Starlight Circus in Switzerland, Franco Dragone Productions, C:Lab and Cirque du Soleil as artistic consultant.
Photo : Stéphane Turner