Mari Sandoval

Mari Sandoval was trained in Spain and the U.S. by such notables as Carmelita Maracci, Enrique "el cojo", Carmen Mora, Inesita, Nana Lorca, Lupe del Rio and Roberto Amaral. Mari performed with Roberto Amaral's Ballet Espanol de Los Angeles, as principal dancer and was the company's ballet mistress. She has performed in theaters such as the Lobero, Wilshire Ebell, Japan American, Fox, Smother's, as well as numerous other venues throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Mari Sandoval was a choreographer for the Billingual Foundation of the Arts through 2009, and has created choreographies inspired by Garcia Lorca's work such as "Lorca, Child of the Moon", an opera, "Yerma", "Donna Rosita la Soltera", "Blood Wedding", "Las Mujeres de Lorca", as well as many other annual productions produced in Spanish and English.


On the left is, Carmen More—Performer/ teacher with husband Mario Maya transformed my concept of "Theater Flamenco. On the right is Carmelita Maracci—Mentor teacher for choreography, ballet/ classical, spanish/ Flamenco/ theater.