Sol Leon


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Photo: Rahi Rezvani

Profile: Sol León (Córdoba, Spain) finished her dance training at the National Ballet Academy of Madrid and came to The Hague in 1987 to dance with Nederlands Dans Theater 2, under Arlette van Boven. In 1989 she joined Nederlands Dans Theater I. She danced many works by masters of choreography like Jiří Kylián, Hans van Manen, Mats Ek and Ohad Naharin until she stopped dancing in 2003.

Choreography: From 1989 Sol León and Paul Lightfoot have worked together producing choreographies for Nederlands Dans Theater. In August 2002 the couple were appointed resident choreographers of Nederlands Dans Theater. Together they have made 40 choreographies for this dance company.

In 2007 Sol León and Paul Lightfoot started a charity project for street children in Bangladesh.