Laura Fúnez was born in Madrid in 1996. She began her musical studies of viola at the age of 6 through the Suzuki method and later entered the RCPD Mariemma where she graduated in Flamenco and Spanish Dance. There she obtained the End of Career Award “Virginia Valero” in 2013/2014.
She graduated from the Conservatorio Superior de Danza “María de Ávila”, in the Specialty of Choreography and Interpretation (2020/2021), opting for the Extraordinary End of Degree Award.
She was the first woman to appear in the Escuela Bolera in the tablaos Las Carboneras and in El Corral de la Morería she took part in the show “Camino”, by Jesús Carmona.
While dancing in tablaos in Madrid, she became concerned about experimenting with the
Escuela Bolera and dedicated to its research. She teaches courses to professional dancer with the aim of finding new resources and ways of dancing.
She taught the first Bolero Experimentation Workshop in 2021 and in the same year she directed and performed the video-dance “Phoenix”. She was a teacher in various schools of Spanish dance and flamenco, including El Lucero, Carmen Roche, and Danzalia. She works as a choreographer and interpreter for pieces presented at competitions such as “Prodigios”, “Dancer World Cup” and “Convocatoria Nacional de Danza Ciudad de Castellón”.
She has received several outstanding awards such as: 1st Prize at the V International Dance Competition of Almeria, Outstanding dancer in the IV Choreographic Contest of Tetuan, and 1st position in the European Dance Championship of Torremolinos 2015.
She is currently a soloist dancer and is part of ballet groups of different professional companies such as Maria Juncal Company, Enclave Español, Francisco Velasco, “dSyR” Dance Company, Carlos Rodríguez, Nota de Paso Company, Jesús Carmona, Carlos Vilán and Manuel Barajas Company.