Flamenco dance teacher
Choreographer, artistic director and dancer, born in Jerez de la Frontera in 1969, begins his dance studies being 8 years old.
His professors: Cristóbal Fernandez, Fernando Belmonte, José Galván, Manolo Marín, and Juanerre.
Domingo is considered one of the best dancers of his generation and something that characterizes him is his bulerías, a festive dance for which Jerez is known worldwide.
At the age of 18 he won the first prize for dancing in the Province of Cádiz.
A year later, Domingo is a soloist with the Albarizuela company directed by Fernando Belmonte.
Among his long career as a dancer, choreographer and teacher we can highlight:
In 2015 he traveled to South Korea, together with his sister Inmaculada Ortega representing flamenco as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in an event organized by UNESCO.
In addition to several performances by various countries, Brazil, Japan, USA, ect.
In 2014, he premiered his work “El baile canta” at the Villamarta Theater in Jerez de la Frontera, in the XVIII edition of the Jerez Festival.
He teaches at the Reina Sofia Conservatory of Dance in Granada in addition to various performances around the world.
In 2011 he collaborates in his sister Inmaculada Ortega show “pa flamenca yo” together with actress Marta Fernádez Muro, obtaining great success and excellent criticism.
In 2010 he premiered his show “Solo Domingo” at the Teatro Principal of Puerto Real in Cádiz.
Likewise, together with her sister, Immaculate Ortega, they premiere a new show “Un poquito por Ortega” in Brazil, obtaining great success; and teaches courses in various cities of this country.
In 2008 and 2006 he took his show to the tablao “El flamenco de Tokyo”.
In 2007 and 2006 he worked in the Company Room of the X Festival de Jerez, and takes his Orfeo show premiered in 2004 in the city of Los Angeles, to different Spanish cities. He has also collaborated in the show of the Japanese dancer Kojima, in homage to the LXX anniversary of García Lorca.
In 2005 he participated in the “Flamenco comes from the South” program held at the Central Theater of Seville. In September he participated as a guest artist in “La Fiesta de la Buleria” in Jerez de la Frontera.
In 2004 Domingo was required to choreograph and dance famous works such as Medea (Tokyo) and Carmen (Canada).
Also required by Cristina Hoyos, he taught the Andalusian Flamenco Company.
Cristina Hoyos invited her to take her Company to Japan for six months at the Tablao “El Flamenco” in Tokyo, and later she presented him at the Central Theater of Seville as one of the most outstanding dancers of the moment.
After this experience, the Domingo Ortega Company toured Spain, Italy, Venezuela, Israel and the United States.
In Senegal he is granted the appointment of Citizen of Honor.
He works with the Company of Manuel Soler, Carmen Cortés and in the show “Los 5 bailaores”. He also collaborates with artists like El Güito, Antonio Vargas, Luis Dávila, Gerardo Nuñez and el Canales.