"Alba manages to let each dancer dance his talent out" - Basel Zeitung
Alba Carbonell Castillo was born in Valencia, Spain, and is a dancer/choreographer based in Basel, Switzerland.
As a dancer, Alba began her dance career at the age of 17 with Teatres de la Generalitat Valenciana dance company where she danced for two years. In 2007, she joined the Compañia Nacional de Danza 2 in Madrid, and currently she is a soloist with the Ballet Theater Basel.
In 2012 Alba began her choreographic career with a work titled ”Bipolar Skin.” The work was a finalist at the International Choreographic Competition Hannover, received second prize at the Certamen Internacional de Coreografía Burgos & New York, and won the Audience prize at the 5th Copenhagen International Choreography Competition. In 2018 she has been nominated for a 21st. PREMIOS MAX de las artes escenicas (21st. Max awards in Spain), and received second prize at Synodales - Concours Chorégraphique Contemporain with her choreography "The Breathing Room". In 2019 she won the Gold Medal and received the best choreography award at the 5th Beijing Ballet and Choreography Competition with herchoreography "Before You Land" and "Remember me, like this".