Babirusa Danza founded in 2006 by Beatriz Palenzuela and Rafael de la Lastra, since its inception the company has released several productions for theatres and unconventional spaces in which contemporary dance, physical theater, dance video and videomapping merge.
The choreographer Beatriz Palenzuela has received several awards as AD Festival Award Molina de Segura, First Prize DeUnaPieza Constest at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 2013, 2nd Prize Videodance II CAPTURADANZA 2010, Barcelona International Dance Exchange Award at Madrid Choreography Competition 2010, Grant to International Contact meets Contemporary Festival and AISGE Award to an Outstanding Dancer at Contemporary Choreography Competition 2014 in Madrid.
For the creation of its productions Babirusa Danza has received technical and artistic residencies at the Centre for Resource Artistic Management La Nave Del Duende (Cáceres), Choreographic Centre Coslada Larumbe Danza, El Navegatorio, Theatre RESAD, Centro de Danza Canal (Madrid), Centro Cultural Eduardo Úrculo and Choreographers in Community (Madrid).
The company has shown its works at festivals such as Body Navigation Festival St. Petersburg, IDN Festival Mercat de les Flors (Barcelona), Madrid en Danza, American Dance Festival USA, International Festival of Theatre and Street Arts in Valladolid, Festival Vila-Real in Dansa, Choreography Competition in Madrid, Choreographers in Community Festival, Festival Internacional Cadiz en Danza, Tanzmesse Düsseldof, GXF Santander, Dantza Hirian, AD Festival Molina de Segura and Castilla La Mancha Performing Arts Fair 2015.
Founding member of the Collective Choreographers in Community with Sharon Fridman, Mey-Ling Bisogno, Camille Handson, Manuel Rodriguez, Jesus Rubio, Janet and Paul Esbert Novás.