Genius dancer like Juan Andrés, could not belong
to any other family but the Flemish dynasty of the Maya.
Art, courage, joy, dance and deepness with a peculiar style
shown in all and each of his movements on the stage. Juan
Andrés Heredia Maya, was born the 6 of January of
1972 in the heart of the gypsy borough of Sacromonte. With
the family background, was natural start to dance at 3 in
La Cueva del Rocio, a place property of his parents, where
he became the main attraction for visitors of that popular
place of Granada. He was just 14 when he went to the El
Cairo with the Jarapo troupe.
in the Alhambra theater with the “Cautivo” (captive)
with Manolete, La Hierbabuena and Beatriz Martín.
Performed in El Amor Brujo (Bewitched Love) as main character.
Also performed in the Lincoln Center of New York and made
a tour trough Holland and Japan. In September of that year,
he presented his new work Raices (Roots).
years later he was the bull who faced Antonio Canales in
the show Guernica, Directed by Luis Pascual, in which he
performed specially invited by Canales. Worked in New York
with the Troupe Flamenco Vivo in the show Federico, homage
to Garcia Lorca which made stand up all Europe and which
also took to the ABC theater, in Nagoya and in Tokyo in