José Reches

Born in Reus (Tarragona), he was trained in Barcelona, where he obtained a training grant at the Varium dance school, directed by Anna Sanchez. In 2002 he formed his own Dance Company "La Piel".

As a dancer he has worked among other companies: Metros (Ramon Oller, Barcelona), Ardermat 11 (Portugal), Compañía de Danza de Lisboa (Portugal) Paulo Ribeiro strong (Portugal), 10&10 Dance (Madrid).

As a teacher in different schools and dance companies; School of Dance Rui Horta (Portugal), Lavanderia a Vapore (Turin, Italy), Espaziodanza (Genoa, Italy), Choreographic Center La Ventilla, drama school of Cristina Rota, Animalario theatre company, Natalia Medina Dance School (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) and Companies: 10&10, Última vez (Wim Vandekeybus) among others.

He creates his own dance company in 2002 “La Piel” with choreogrphies like En tierra de nadie, Amati Purpurade, Como perros. He has also several creations for the Royal Conservatory mariemma: Malacarne, Wunderbar, Iʼ dont know, Heaven, Young happenings, Sine  die, Korpo.

Forn Natalia Medina's dance company: Para la Compañía de danza Natalia Medina:  Exquisite Form  (2015)  “Kiss me hard before you go” for the Balletto teatro di Torino , Italia (2018).

Since 2003 he is teacher and choreographer in R.C.P.D. «Mariemma»; since 2019 he is also chief of the contemporary dance department. Furthermore, he is the main creator of 5Fest festival. He keeps generating new videodances, as his last trilogy in Extremadura.

Among his latest releases are Galea for the RCPD "Mariemma" (2020) and El beso de plata (2020) and DUX (2022) for his own company. Since 2020 he has been part of the organising team of Tierras en danza..