ABOUT US

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“Laura Fernández & Daniel Orellana are recognized for their versatility of dance styles ,excellent technique and stage presence”

Laura Fernandez and Daniel Orellana, known as “Duo Ispasión” or “Ispasión Dance couple” are recognised as an icon in the world of dance and choreography in Europe, as evidenced by the various reviews of experts in the field.

These two Spanish artists met each other at a young age during their dance studies in London. Laura and Daniel started then, since the first day, to consolidate to only a very good friendship but their future dance partnering career.

They developed a unique style where, based on their acting and performing arts studies and their refined classical ballet technique,  they combine all the different tango disciplines integrating other dance styles such as Spanish dance, Flamenco and Latin American dance.

Their special style has opened them the doors to the most important dance festivals in Argentina, Italy and Spain, where their work has been recognised with awards for best interpretation and original choreography.

Since 2008,  established as internationally renowned artists, they start performing for various international enterprises like Sony, Puma, Porsche, Nike, Seat, among others, in cities like Dubai, Singapore, Sydney, Hong Kong, Beijing, Milan and Barcelona.

In June 2013 they were invited by the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic to choreograph and dance in their Piazzolla tango-program , being the first dancers in history who have performed together with these musicians.

Since then, the couple become the official dancers and choreographers of the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, performing with them in many of their concerts and music festivals around Europe.

Due to their versatility dance background ( Ballet, contemporary dance, musical and acting, flamenco, ballroom and latin dance) and professional experience in other performing art and entertainment fields ( Ballet companies, Dance festivals, Operas, Zarzuelas, Film production and choreography, Music videos, Musical Theater and Television) they are frequently asked to work as choreographers for big production shows, Operas and Operettas, films and music videos.

Laura and Daniel work together as featured dancers and choreographers for Komischer Oper in Berlin in productions as “Clivia” (Premiere Februar 2014) and  “Maria de Buenos Aires” (Premiere März 2015).

The dance couple are often asked to perform as guest artists in many VIP events and galas all over Europe. They have worked as dancers, choreographers and coachers for several TV programmes.

Daniel & Laura are deeply involved with Charity Events to sponsor medicine research; they are often invited to perform in different Benefit Galas, above all AIDS and Cancer, where they are  happy to contribute with their art.

In early 2009, Laura Fernandez and Daniel Orellana, decided to create the show production company “Ispasión Productions & Artists” as response to the great demand of the public after their great success as a dance couple and choreographers.

“Ispasión Productions & Artists” is a production show company and Artists Agency, unique in Europe, specialised in both Flamenco and Tango, and further disciplines such as latin american dance and show entertainment.

With the production company and agency “Ispasion Productions & Artists” Laura and Daniel create and design show concepts and artistic dance projects for Theater and for clients from the industry of cinema, music, fashion and advertising.

Ispasion Productions bring their dance production shows to the Theater of high-class cruise lines and to the stage of big scale corporate events.

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ
LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

DANIEL ORELLANA
DANIEL ORELLANA


ABOUT LAURA:

Laura Fernández was born in Santander (Spain) where she studied Ballet, Flamenco, Music & Acting. During her studies Laura won twice consecutively the first place at the Marcelino Botin-Arts Foundation Award and three times the Spanish-Arts Council Award for young dance talents. These successes opened  to Laura the doors tot he best dance colleges in London, where she continued her studies with several scholarships.

In London she met Daniel, with whom she began to get more into the exiting world of Tango. Together they immerse themselves in these new dance discipline and started to fly back and forward to Buenos Aires to improve their technique and style with different teachers.

As soon as she finished her studies, she worked for several ballet companies, as well as a dancer and modelling for advertising campaigns and TV shows in London.

Afterwards she went to Germany where  she worked as a dancer with the tenor José Carreras and once there she was in several dance companies, television shows and musicals as a dancer, singer and choreographer on tour.

In 2004 she moved to Vienna where she played in musicals such as “Footloose,” “Romeo and Juliet”, “Carmen Cubana”, “Aida”, among others. She has appeared in TV and fashion shows and also worked part-time as a choreographer and dance teacher. In 2007, she represented Austria as a background singer and dancer in the Euro Vision Song Contest in Helsinki.

In 2009 she worked as a show girl in several variety shows in Las Vegas. She has worked for various artists and contributed to the realisation of many events in Europe, in front  and behind the stage, as coach and stylist.

She is currently working together with her dance partner Daniel as dancer and choreographer with the 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker, the Komischer Oper Berlin and the Staatsoper Berlin. Besides that, they worked with their Show Production Company and Artists Agency “Ispasión” for private and corporate events and touring with their own shows in cruise lines and Theaters around the world.

Laura is not only a dancer, singer, actress, choreographer and model but also businesswoman who speaks four languages and is very proud to say that “Ispasión” is the most challenging and enriching project of her live.


ABOUT DANIEL:

Daniel Orellana was born in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain), where he began his education in ballet, flamenco and music. After a short time he went to Seville and later to Madrid, where he completed his formation in the “Conservatorium of Music and Dance”.

Daniel was the first Andalusian male dancer to win a full 3 year scholarship to study in London, where he graduated in Musical Theater & Performing Arts at Urdang Academy and in Classical Ballet by Royal Academy of Dancing. He met there Laura, with whom he began to get more into the exiting world of Tango. Together they immerse themselves in these new dance discipline and started to fly back and forward to Buenos Aires to improve their technique and style with different teachers.

In London, he has also danced with some dance companies as well as for television and was awarded with the first prize in the competition for young choreographers at the “Steiner Theatre”. Afterwards he moved to Germany, where he danced as soloist in the company “Ballet Schindowski”, where he choreographed several lyrical and modern dance pieces.

Daniel has played in several musicals such as “Cats”, “West Side Story”, “Evita”, “Cabaret”, “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Dance of the Vampires”, “Gaudí” in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He has also performed in the musical “Moulin Rouge” in Athens and has worked for different german television programs as a dancer and choreographer.
Daniel gives dance workshops and teach master classes in Germany and in other European countries.

The fact that Daniel speaks 4 languages together with his experience as dancer, actor and model brought him to work in the creative process of many big events and productions.

He is currently working together with his dance partner Laura as dancer and choreographer with the 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker, the Komischer Oper Berlin and the Staatsoper Berlin.

Besides that, they worked with their Show Production Company and Artists Agency “Ispasión” for private and corporate events and touring with their own shows in cruise lines and Theaters around the world.

The success of “Ispasión” is the reward for all his efforts and certainly its most beautiful task.

 

 WHAT WE DO

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PRIVATE EVENTS – CORPORATE EVENTS – CONCERTS & COLLABORATIONS – CLASSES & WORKSHOPS – SPECIAL DANCE ACTS – MOVEMENT COACHING & CHOREOGRAPHY – CRUISE ENTERTAINMENT – AS SHOW DIRECTORS – FOR WERBUNG / TV / PHOTOGRAPHY / FASHION

Here are our services for all different clients; should you have specific wishes, please contact us to discuss your entertainment requirements, and we will help you to find the right decision to make yours, an event to remember.
PRIVATE EVENTS
WEDDING - BIRTHDAY - ANNIVERSARY -THEME PARTY...
PRIVATE EVENTS

Sensuality, Glamour and Passion: an unforgettable tango experience
We bring more than a show to your event…

Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Theme Parties… 

Orellana & Fernández offers passionate Acts to spice up your event:
*Tango dance performances : 1 or 2 Sets ( 10- 15 min)
*Mini tango class (class may be taught before or after the performance)

Each event can be custom tailored to your needs.
If you have any particular request, please do not hesitate in contacting us… we will make it happen.

CORPORATE EVENTS
TRADE SHOWS - PRODUCT LAUNCHES - CONFERENCES...
CORPORATE EVENTS

Impress with the magic of tango at your corporate event or product launch!
We will personalise our performance to follow your corporate event style…
Trade Fairs, Product Launches, Road Shows, Conferences…
Orellana & Fernández offers:

*Special Dance Acts ( click here to check our special dance acts )
*Tango dance performances : 1 or 2 Sets ( 10- 15 min )
*Tango full-length Show : 1 or 2 Sets ( 60 min )
*Tango Team Building (kick off your corporate event with an ice-breaker tango class)

According to the clients request, we can take part in extra activities such us special Hostess for product presentations, interaction with the audience, photo-shootings, etc.
Should you have specific wishes, please contact us to discuss your entertainment requirements we will help you to find the right decision and make of  it something to remember.

Here some of our clients: 

CONCERTS & COLLABORATIONS
COLLABORATIONS WITH MUSICIANS & ORCHESTRAS
CONCERTS & COLLABORATIONS

Orellana & Fernández cooperates as guest artists with orchestras, musicians, bands and singers  performing together for diverse concerts, festivals, and events.

Some of our collaborations includes great names such us:
José Carreras, Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker , Orchestra der Komischen Oper, Per Arne Glorvigen…

Theaters, Philarmonies & Festivals we have performed:

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
FOR ALL KIND OF LEVELS
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Our tango lessons and workshops are suitable for all ages and abilities, beginners to advanced,
children and adults (men & women)
no matter your age or shape, our lessons in Berlin are made for you.
Our effective teaching format gets you dancing in short time.

1 person, 1 couple  or a small group to make sure everyone gets personal attention.

No dance experience is necessary ,no need to have a dance partner to attend to the lesson.
We can organize a studio for you or we can come to your place; we  adapt ourselves to your timetable.

Our lessons can be taught in German, English, Spanish and Italian.

SPECIAL DANCE ACTS
FOR ALL KIND OF SPECIAL EVENTS
SPECIAL DANCE ACTS

We have a wide repertoire of special Dance Acts “ready to go” for any special occasion, private or corporate event.

Thanks to our versatile trained dance background in classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, flamenco, standard and latin dance, we offer special dance performances apart from our classical tango acts:

TANGO FUSION ACTS:
*Spanish Tango with castanets
*Contemporary Neo-Tango
*Tango dance on Film music
*Tango Jazz/Swing
*Tango Trio

OTHER  DANCE  STYLES:
*Flamenco Show Performance
*Classical Spanish dance with castanets
*Waltzt , Foxtrot, Jive
*Rumba, Bachata
*Mambo, Salsa

-If you want us to dance on a specific music( your favourite music, the music of your brand or company) we will create, choreograph and perform a special dance Act on it.

MOVEMENT COACHING & CHOREOGRAPHY
FOR SINGERS, MODELS, ACTORS
MOVEMENT COACHING & CHOREOGRAPHY

IMPROVE YOUR STAGE PRESENCE WITH OUR MOVEMENT COACHING!!

We´ll make you find the right connection between mind and body so that you will feel 100% confident and secure with your movements in your performance, whether you are dancing or just standing.

WE study your case, personality and kind of performance.
WE give you some general tips of HOW, WHEN and WHAT to do on Stage.
WE teach you some choreographed moves in place that you can draw on at any appropriate moments of your performance without making your act seem totally choreographed…You will look more natural and cool than ever…

EXTRAS WE OFFER YOU:
-Styling-look Tips
-Choreography / dance break  for your Act, Role, Performance.
-VIDEO-CLIP CHOREOGRAPHY

CRUISE ENTERTAINMENT
SHOW ENTERTAINMENT FOR CRUISE SHIPS
CRUISE ENTERTAINMENT

As experienced guest artists in luxury cruise ships and 5 stars holiday resorts all over the world, Orellana & Fernández has a wide variety of show repertoire and entertainment activities for the guests on board.

AS DANCE COUPLE
-Dance classes for the guests: Tango, Flamenco, Standard  & Latin Dance
(Tango Argentino, Flamenco, Salsa, Bachata, Mambo, Cha-Cha-Cha, Paso-doble…and much more)
– Spots for Special Galas & Events on board.
– Stage Dance Shows ( 45-60 min ) for the evening/night entertainment

WATCH HERE THE TRAILER OF ONE OF OUR SHOWS:

WITH THEIR SHOW DANCE COMPANY
  Ensemble of 6 to 12 performers with 4 different shows ( all shows 45-60 min)

-Tangoando ( Tango show: all faces of tango)
-Spanish Dream: (Flamenco and Spanish Dance Ballet)
-Let´s Dance ( Standard & Latin Musical Theatre dance Show)
-Cabaret Latino ( Latino Dance Show)

SHOW CATALOGUE:

SHOW DIRECTORS
ISPASIÓN PRODUCTIONS
SHOW DIRECTORS

Orellana & Fernández are as well the owners of their company Ispasión Productions & Artists.

Ispasión Productions & Artists is a pioneer show production company and artist agency  in Europe which has specialised in Tango & Flamenco Entertainment. They create and design show concepts and artistic dance projects for theatres and for clients from the industry  of cinema, music, fashion and advertising.
Ispasión Productions & Artists works together with dance agencies, casting, event, advertising, film agencies & live communication event agencies, providing its artists for all kind of live entertainment event, private or corporate, as well as any film, tv, publicity  and recording projects.

Orellana & Fernandez are the artistic director and choreographers of 2 dance companies:
Ballet Flamenco Ispasión & Tango Ensemble Ispasión . They do work together with top guest artists in their shows.

WERBUNG / TV / PHOTOGRAPHY / FASHION
CHOREOGRAPHERS-DANCERS-MODELS
WERBUNG / TV / PHOTOGRAPHY / FASHION

Orellana & Fernández has experience working in front and behind the camera for TV, Films, Fashion & Art Photography, as models, dancers and choreographers.

We offer:
-Dance choreographies for Films, Tv-Spots, Video-Clips.
-Dance coaching & choreography for dance TV Programs.
-Dance Performances for TV, Films and Tv-Spots
– Dance, modelling and Acting for Advertisements, Fashion & Photography.

Some of our work: