EP0019 PAUL SEAQUIST | GLOBAL

Paul Seaquist is one of the most important ballet impresarios in Europe. He is hte Executive Director of Seaquist Dance Marketing, one of the first dancer and choreographer management companies in the world.

During his career he has worked with, developed and directed the careers of stars as Aurélie Dupont, Vladimir Malakhov, Polina Semionova, Paloma Herrera, Carlos Acosta, Robert Tewsley, Daniil Simkin Shoko Nakamura, Roberta Marquez, Rolando Sarabia, Jose Manuel Carreño, Johan Kobborg, and Iana Salenko just to mention a few.

His stars, together with Seaquist Dance Marketing, have traveled the World performing in its most important theaters: NYC, Miami, London, Paris, Vienna, Berlin, Tokyo, Taipei, Sydney and Dubai.

Seaquist has been the brainchild and producer of the 1st, 2nd,and 3rd, editions of the “Ballet Star Gala” in Taipei, Taiwan; of “Aurélie Carte Blanche” with Aurélie Dupont in Tokyo; of the,1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th,5th  , 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th “Gala de Estrellas de la Danza Mundial” in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; He has co-directed the International Ballet Festival of Miami for 10 years, of the of the “1st Gala of Stars” in Dubai, UAE, and “Arabesque Gala of Stars” in Abu Dhabi, UAE, “Gala of Stars” at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, “A gift from Malakhov” in Holguin, Cuba and  more recently he created the “Grand Prix Vladimir Malakhov”, the first ballet competition in the history of Cuba. Paul has also created the “Premio Quisqueya” a competition of dance in Dominican Republic. And has produced and directed many tours through Russia and Belorussia during the years.

In his creative activity, Paul has published two books which have been acclaimed by the critics: “Silencios” Editorial Universitaria, Stgo, Chile 1997; “Cartagena” Editorial Universitaria, Stgo, Chile 2000. In the year 2003 some of his writings were published in the anthology “Chile después del once de Septiembre” Editorial Ficticia, Ciudad de Méjico, Méjico.

He has also written the ballet librettos, “7 Days”, “Alsino´s Death” and “Le Cirque” for Vladimir Malakhov.

The year 2006 he is awarded the “Time Person of the Year” by Time Magazine.

The year 2008 he was awarded the prize “Ballet Impresario of the year” by Tanz Magazine. And the same year the prestigious magazine “Dance for You” writes a profile of Paul and his career. In the year 2009, he is profiled in the book “Arabesque thru time” written by Adam Darius, Harlequinade Books, Helsinki, Finland. In the year 2012 Dance for You Magazine profiles his work again and the most important newspapers in Santiago, Chile El Mercurio and La Tercera do an extensive report on his achievements.

The year 2009 he creates S&A Performing Arts Management in Dubai, UAE, of which he is CEO, catering the Middle East with Ballet and Performing Arts. 

From the year 2003 to the year 2014 he has been sub Artistic Director of the Staatsballett, Berlin alongside Vladimir Malakhov. 

Between the years 2012 to the present he is the Executive Director of the Grand Prix Vladimir Malakhov in Cuba; the only International Ballet Festival in Cuba.

During the same time frame he has founded SP Records a multi-gold and multi- platinum selling record label with many Grammy awarded artists.

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