Maria Osende is originally from Madrid, Spain, and moved to Canada in 2003. She founded Maria Osende Flamenco Company and Flamenco School Maria Osende. She is also the founder and artistic director of the Flamenco Festival Atlantic Society, which presents an annual international flamenco festival called the Fall For Flamenco Festival.
• Manuel Reyes Maya, Joaquin Ruiz, La Truco, La Tati, Inmaculada and Domingo Ortega, El Güito at Centro de Arte Flamenco Amor de Dios: Madrid, Spain (1998–2001,ongoing)
• Ana Maria Amahi: Berlin, Germany (1998–2000)
Maria Osende / Photo by Bob Hawke
This article was originally published in March 2009 and is reproduced with permission from The Dance Current.