FUNDACIÓN PSICO BALLET MAITE LEÓN
The Psico Ballet Maite León Foundation is a private non-profit organization established in 1986. Its work focuses on the complete scenic training of people with physical, mental, intellectual, developmental and/or sensory diversity through its own registered methodology. such as "Maite León Psycho Ballet Method" which includes dance, theater, music, percussion, singing, facial and body makeup classes for the complete training of the actor/actress-dancer with diversity.
«Psico Ballet is art for movement, creativity for the mind. «
For this, new didactic strategies are used, such as learning development that fosters in the students a positive perception of themselves, self-motivation, creativity, initiative, perseverance, responsibility, autonomy, teamwork or respect for differences, among others.
The FPBML was created by Maite León, dancer, choreographer and mother of a daughter with intellectual disabilities. Throughout his career at the FPBML, more than 600 students with diversity and more than 2,000 professionals in the field of special education and performing arts have been trained. His shows have been represented in Europe, the United States and Canada, being seen by more than 1,000,000 spectators.
It currently has four dance companies with shows on tour in different formats.
Fritsch Company, a professional inclusive contemporary dance company, with shows for adult audiences such as El amor no dura para siempre (Romeos y Julietas), Mesa para Tr3s and Planada Obsolescence; the Psico Ballet Company with family shows such as Un mar de sueños and Jet Lag; The Escuela de la Compañía with the show HorAs and the Compañía Contemporáneos with dancers over 60 years of age- with their first theater-dance show Bajo la alfombra.