antonio somera

Photo by Jeff Hamada

Photo by Jeff Hamada

BIOGRAPHY

Antonio Somera Jr. is a quirky character, robust space-eater, and a nimble cat-lover from Vancouver, Canada. He has performed internationally in works of Sita Ostheimer, Igor Bacovich & Iratxe Ansa, Manuel Ronda, Mala Kline, KT Niehoff and Flamenco En Route company. While at home, Antonio interprets works for local choreographers and companies such as, Julie Chapple/Future Leisure, Dancers Dancing, The Response Dance Company. and OURO Collective. Choreographically, Antonio has created works in Shooting Gallery Performance, BLOOM, and 12 Minutes Max. Antonio is also a passionate pupil of the street dance movement, as a student and instructor in the waacking community. Integrating his passion for both street dance and contemporary dance techniques, Antonio devotes his creative practices to build meaningful experiences through playful investigation.