Olga Sasplugas is an Andorran dancer and choreographer, who currently lives in Barcelona. After graduating in Contemporary Dance at the Institut del Teatre of Barcelona, as well as in Humanities from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, she began her artistic career in IT Dansa Dance Company, directed by Catherine Allard, working with avowed choreographers of the international art scene such as: Jirí Kylián, Wim Vandekeibus, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, Jacoppo Godani among others.
She received a Fulbright Scholarship by The International Fulbright Committee, to study a Masters in Performing Arts at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, where she lived, studied and worked for several years.
There are two audiovisual productions that outstand in within her own creations, both granted by the Ministry of Culture of the Generalitat de Catalunya and TV3: Mâi Pên Râi and Astragalus, this last one, being finalist of the New York Dance for the Camera Festival Film Festival.
She also participated as a dancer and choreographer in different National and International Dance Festivals, as with the piece Fly, created for the CIA. It Dansa, premiered at the Festival of Sitges 2003.
Olga Sasplugas has an extensive experience in the area of choreographic and pedagogical training, participating as a guest choreographer in the program, SUDANSA, a Catalan School Dance Program, and consolidating the Dance Within the Family workshops, held for several years within the framework of the Barcelona Grec Festival, and with which she also participated in the Festival La Danza se Lee, in Bogota, Colombia.
Other outstanding training experience involve her participation in the creation of the Dance Therapy Program at the Infants del Mon orphanage, in Preah Net Preh, Cambodia, as well as in the development and implementation of the Dones en Moviment workshop, within the framework of the Festival Dies Dansa, in Barcelona, 2012, designed for women at risk of social exclusion.
In the field of Performing Arts Management, she was a key part in the consolidation of the Urban Visions first edition, a Dance Festival in Public Space held in Cairo, Egypt, 2012, in collaboration with the Arts association, La Marató de l'Espectacle. She also ideated and produced: CODIFICAT, a Dance, Immigration and New Technologies project, financed by L'Obra Social La Fundació la Caixa, Barcelona, 2012.
To be mentioned and highlight is her role as main choreographer for the Evax Spot, Summer 2010 campaign.