Manuel Rodríguez Ubeda (Jaén) 1980. He currently lives in Barcelona and develops his work through the performing and visual arts. Since 2006 he has collaborated as a dancer in companies such as La Veronal, James Thierree, Provisional Danza, Emmanuel Eggermond and Sharon Fridman, among others. In his personal work as a creator, Manuel has received several international awards and recognitions, among which are: 1st Prize in the Burgos / NYC Choreography Competition, 1st Prize in the Madrid Choreography Competition, 2nd Prize in the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition, Tanzcompany of Graz Opera production at the International Choreography Competition No Ballet, Honorable Mention at the 17th MasDanza Choreographic Competition, 1st Prize at the Gdansk International Solo Dance Contest in Poland. He was nominated twice as a performer and choreographer for the Critics’ Awards and the Butaca de Cataluña awards. It has been supported by institutions and platforms such as Aerowaves, the Cervantes and Ramon Llull Institute, the Catalunya la Pedrera Foundation, the Graner Center for the Creation of Dance and Live Arts, Spanish Cultural Action, the Canal Dance Center, MACBA, Turin Steam Laundromat and Kyoto Art. Japan Center.