Creative Work – Scholarship Film
Other Place, Other Time. Director, choreographer, videographer, editor. Original score and musician Adam Erickson. Videographers: Michael Mackey, Katie Phalen, Ricardo Rangel. Honors Project of Emily Trapnell.
Entre las Grietas – Between the Cracks. Director and Choreographer. Colaboaration beween the UI International Writers Program and the Department of Dance. Barragan, decided to go farther and created a virtual international, collaborative and interdisciplinary project. For the second time he challenge himself to choreograph and direct on Zoom. Taking the lead in editing with the collaboration of Hector Lara.
• COCO Dance Festival, Trinidad – Tobago. 2022
As Trinidad and Tobago’s singular curated and juried dance festival, the Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective (COCO) Dance Festival, has created a forum for the nurturing, expression and staging of all contemporary and post-modern forms of dance and choreography.
• ACDA Screendance Festival 2022
The American College Dance Association second annual National Screendance Festival. Building on the momentum we gained in our inaugural year, we look forward to another year of programming, sharing, viewing and adjudicating screendance. This educational event festival was in a virtual conference format over the course of two weeks.
• DANCINEMA 2021
Is the exploration of celebration of the arts of dance and cinema through productions, education and events. Producing two festivals: 1. CAPITOL Dance & Cinema Festival (Washington, DC), 2. CASCADIA Dance & Cinema Festival (Vancouver, BC)
• Virtual Dumbo Dance Festival. New York City 2022
The VDDF Gala opening heralds the most anticipated four-day festival of the contemporary dance in the greater New York City region. Featuring sensational contemporary dance companies from: Hyonok Kim Dance Arts, Buglisi Dance Theater, Barkin/Selissen Project, and three of the most eclectic companies from South Korea. Chagmu centerkds/KIM/MEA JA, UBIN Dance/Ha-Hyun Lee and Theatre Mucheon/Ara Kim .
• Dance Camera Pandemania/Dance Camera Istanbul.
Since its establishment in 2007, Dance Cameral Istanbul has screened a wide variety of groundbreaking and acclaimed dance films by artists around the world. The Dance Camera Pandemania, started in 2021, becoming a “sister” event of the Dance Camera Istanbul Festival.
Covid – 19: 19, Choreographer and Director: Eloy Barragán
Dancer: Greta Elizondo, Music: Silvestre Revueltas. Photographer and editor: Héctor Lara. Commission by the National Ballet Company of Mexico City – Compañía Nacional de Danza. Tribute in memory and respect to those who are no longer with us. National Institute of Fine Arts, Virtual Performance Mexico City.
In the Other World – Director, Choreographer and Editor.
O, now, forever; Farewell the tranquil mind; farewell content. William Shakespeare’s. Recipient of the Art Project Grant 2018, from the Iowa Arts Council and support of the Midwest One Bank. Collaborators; Peter Mauder (Composer), Michael Judge Creative (Consultant), Senead Short (Dancer), Alvon Reed (Othello), Miriam Avila (Videographer), Kory Bassett (Videographer).
Official Selection for:
• ScreenDance Festival – Stockholm 2019
• FilmFest by Rogue Dancer – US, North Caroline 2020.
Next Chapter – Director, Choreographer and Editor.
In collaboration with Peter Mauder (Composer), Benjamin Handler(Cinematographer), Tori Lawrence (Cinematoger).
• University of Iowa Main Library Iowa Research online in Iowa City, Iowa.
Outer – Director, choreographer, editor, in collaboration with: Benjamin Handler (Cinematographer), Tori Lawrence (Cinematoger).
University of Iowa, Main Library Iowa Research online in Iowa City, Iowa.
Official Selection for:
• Durham, North Carolina. Commissioned by ADF’s Movies by
• Movers American Dance Festival, and EnCORE: Dance on Film
Decatur USA – GA.
Mouse Trap – Director, Choreographer and Editor.
Space Place Theater in Iowa City, Iowa. Sponsored by University of Iowa – Faculty Graduate Concert.
Songs of Isolation and Connection – One hour, Cedar Rapids Opera Theater commission. Music by; Giacomo Puccini, Leos Janacek, Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert, Jules Massenet, JS Bach, Natalia Timofeyeva, Eric Korngold, Gustav Mahler, Robert Shuman, Jacques Offenbach and Georges Bizet. Poems by William Shakespeare. Inspired by the tragedy of COVID-19 in the United States and around the globe. Opera digital Director, videographer and editor, of this online performance.
Turandot – 20 minutes. Choreographer, music by; Giacomo Puccini. Event held at Paramount Theater in Cedar Rapids Opera Theater, Iowa.
La Traviata – 19 minutes. Choreographer, music by; Giuseppe Verdi. Event held at Paramount Theater in Cedar Rapids Opera Theater, Iowa. Further details can be found at: http://cr-opera.org/
Don Giovanni – 20 minutes. Choreographer, music by; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Event held at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Sponsored by Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre.
Carmen – 25 minutes. Choreographer, music by; Georges Bizet. Event held at Cedar Rapids Opera Theater at the Paramount Theater in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Further details can be found at: http://cr-opera.org/
Salome – 9 minutes. Choreographer, music by; Richard Strauss. The Gallagher-Bluedorn, Cedar Rapids Opera Theater and UNI’s College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dance Choreographic Work
“TIC TOC” is an exploration of time, space, memory, and the perception of our own history, own identity, and how others view us. Special thanks to Pamela Rahn Sanchéz, Emily Trapnell, and Adam Erickson, for their warm openness to create this work in such a short time, and this amazing and beautiful art. TIC TOC – Choreography for the collaboration project between the International Writers Program and the Department of Dance. Choreographer: Eloy Barragán, Dancer: Emily Trapnell, Original music and sound engineer by Adam Erickson, Poet Pamela Rahn Sanchez (IWP, Venezuela).
• Spring 2022, Perform and the UI Space Place Theater.
• October 2022, Will be perform at the COCO Dance Festival https://www.cocodancefestival.org/ in Trinidad – Tobago
• December 4, 2022 the American Dance Guild Festival American Dance Guild, Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York City
Viko Tanta’á (Fiesta de Uniones). Commission by the Compañia de Danza del Estado de México. Music, Stravinsky’s Les Noce. Investigation of the rituals and connections of understanding and equality for same-sex relations. The world has been designed on principles of vision and sexual division that is practiced in all the lenses and angles of the world. Vikó Tanta’á design a utopian world of the theme, in which gender identity and love preferences belong to the person. Exploring it through the lens of our own cultural identity, embracing inclusivity and equality. Teatro Morelos, Toluca México. November 2022.
Unfinished. Choreography created for UI Department of Dance Gala 22. Music, “Unfinished Symphony” by Schubert. Inspired by the article on Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, author of Surviving Schizophrenia, the article written by Michael Judge. This work is an exploration a tribute to survivors and homage to all those who did not survive their struggles with serious mental illness. Hancher Auditorium Theater, Iowa City.
HUMANOS. Choreography commission by the South Dakota Ballet, original music by Michael Wall. Washington Pavilion Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD. This work was created 85% on Zoom meetings. Dancers were located on different time zones; the challenge was to create the movement materials and imagen the special structure of the work. This is the second choreographic work professor Barragan create via Zoom during COVID-19.
Y POR TI… Re-stage, commission by the Compañia de Danza del Estado de México, Toluca, México. Following the commitment of the MOU between the Compañia de Danza del Estado de México, professor Barragan and International Programs.
HUMANOS. Re-stage, re-choreograph, commission by the Compañia de Danza del Estado de México, Toluca, México. Following the commitment of the MOU between the Compañia de Danza del Estado de México, professor Barragan and International Programs.
SIX FEET. Dance Gala- IN MOTION. Choreographer, original music by Brendan Hanks and Pieta Brown. Event filmed and to be screened virtually.
Dream the Wall Away – Choreographer, original music by Pieta Brown, Brendan Hanks, Eben Seaman. Dance Gala at Hancher Auditorium.
Amass – Choreographer, music by; Max Richter – The Tree, November and Olafur Armalds – Til enda. Event held at Space Place, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. 15 min.
Ashes in Air – Choreographer, music by; Claude Debussy, Waltz, La plus que Lente, Claire de Lune, Pytr Tchaikovsky, Sentimental Waltz Frederick Chopin, Waltz Op. 34, Enrique Granados, Valses Poeticos: III, VI, original score by Jean – Francoise Charles. Event held at Hollins Theater, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia.
Quest – Choreographer. Event held at Youth American Grand Prix in Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by Faubourg School of Ballet. Commissioned by Faubourg School of Ballet. In collaboration with Giogia Zappani (Dancer). Further details can be found at http://yagp.org/
Interior Solitude – Choreographer. Event held at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City, Iowa. Sponsored by UI Department of Dance.
La Redencion – Actor and Choreographer. Event held at UI Theater Department, Theater B in Iowa City, Iowa. In collaboration with Ana Merino (Director).
Beholding – Choreographer, music by; Dustin O’Halloran. Event held at Youth American Grand Prix in Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by Faubourg School of Ballet. Commissioned by Faubourg School of Ballet. In collaboration with Elisabeth Welsh (Dancer).
Fight – Choreographer, music by; Szymon Brzoska, Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by Faubourg School of Ballet. Commissioned by Faubourg School of Ballet. In collaboration with Josh Kiesel (Dancer).
Insightful – Choreographer, music by; Jean-Philippe Rameau. Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by Faubourg School of Ballet. Commissioned by Faubourg School of Ballet. In collaboration with Trinity Santoro (Dancer).
Quest – Choreographer, music by; Johann Sebastian Bach. Event held at Youth American Grand Prix in Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by Faubourg School of Ballet. Commissioned by Faubourg School of Ballet. In collaboration with Giogia Zappani (Dancer).
TNE – (Transitions Not Explanation) – Choreographer, music by; Jean Philippe Rameau, Johann Sebastian Bach & Mariana Baranova. Event held at Space Place in Iowa City, Iowa. Sponsored by UI Department of Dance.
L’Histoire du Soldat – Choreographer, Igor Stravinsky. Iowa City, IA. Event held at Voxman Music Building Concert Hall in Iowa City, Iowa.