Dancer, choreographer, photographer and visual artist. Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid also studied at the Dance Conservatory of Madrid. He studied graphic design (TAI) and multimedia communication (with Luis Miguel Dominguez) and several studies of urban dances, Butoth and clown (with members of Cirque du soleil). Master in Performing Arts at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. As performer, he worked during three years with Mayumana. He took part in some films as a dancer.
At the moment he runs his own dance company in Madrid, Cía. Elías Aguirre, which is part of resident companies in Madrid city. He codirects a dance project entomo with Álvaro Estebán. Created in 2009 and it has been showing at international festival around the world.
In Spain he taught as a guest teacher in the Consevatorio Superior Danza in Madrid “María de Avila”, Universidad Europea in Madrid, Universidad in Caceres, Conservatorio in Malaga, Conservatorio in Burgos and others private schools.
He has performed and taught workshops in several cities in Spain, Cuba, Israel, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Bahamas, EEUU, Sweden, Byelorussian, Germany, Poland, Austria, Check Republic, Egypt France, UK, Brussels, Italy, New Zeeland, Senegal, Portugal, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Austria, Jordanian.
He has very special interest in the nature world, about insects. He uses it as inspiration in his plastic and choreographic works. However he combines contemporary dance with urban dance techniques.
Some of his work has awarded and performing internationally as: 87grillos, Entomo (Elías Aguirre & Alvaro Esteban), White Room, Escuálido Marsupial (Elías Aguirre & Manuel Rodriguez), Longfade, Fight or Flight, Flightless and Shy Blue.
In parallel, as part of his work as choreographer and dancer, he develops a lot of international project of photography and video dance.
Creator and director of CUERPO ROMO (Festival of outdoor dance) (cuerporomo.com)
Creation of the project IMBERMOVES (international photography and video dance) (eliasaguirre.es/imbermoves)
Creation of festival VALLECAS DANZA (3 editions)
Codirected of ENTOMO EA&AE (entomo.es)
2º Prize Best choreographic material prize Unidanza 2012 with “Longfade”.
1º Prize Burgos Nueva York contest 2010 at Certamen Burgos Nueva York 2010 with “entomo”
1º Prize Certamen Iberoamericano Alicia Alonso 2010 with “entomo”
2º Prize Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid 2010 with Escuálido Marsupial” As well Prize Conservatorio Superior and Residence in the Nave el Duende, Caceres.
Award of Conservatorio Superior de Danza de Madrid, Public Prize and Residence in el Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid 2009 with “entomo”
Culture Award of Madrid 2010 for the career path of “87grillos”
3º Prize video dance in the Certamen Capturadanxza del Teatro Madrid 2009 with video “entomo”
1º Prize International Festival of Preforming Arts ADAE Alcobendas 2009, “light park”, fragment of 87grillos.
1º Prize IV Marathon de danza in Madrid 2005 (with dancer of Conservatorio)
1º Prize break dance performing (choreographer), 20 April 2002, (Bilbao).