Chey Jurado began his career in dance as a self-taught performer in breaking and popping in early 2005, with his group of friends ‘ElectroduendesCrew’ and influenced by his father, a dancer in the early days of hip-hop culture in Spain (1984). Over the years, he received numerous awards from international platforms such as Redbull BC ONE, Juste Debout, Battle Of The. Year, Open Your Mind, Redbull Dance Your Style, WGTF?, I Love This Dance….
In the field of performing arts, he has collaborated with companies and choreographers such as La Veronal, Roberto Olivan, Elias Aguirre, Dani Pannulo, Lokomamia, Cia Malditas Lagartijas, Jordi Vilaseca, Antonio Carmona, Roy Ofer, Rojas & Rodriguez, Taiat Dansa, Perfordance and Peeping Tom.
In 2016, he made his debut as director and choreographer with his own work AGUA in collaboration with Rotativa Performing Arts Distribution. The work was awarded in several dance competitions, such as Más Danza, Burgos&nuevayork, 10 Sentidos, Hop Festival, M1 Contact,…, which increased the visibility of his work in festivals worldwide. Meanwhile, he already developed a catalogue of his own works, together with Patty Hinchado as cultural manager: Raíz, his second solo, Por Parte de Mare with guitarist Antonia Jiménez, Marea Weekend – his latest work, and two other productions, Hito in collaboration with Akira Yoshida, and Samsara with Javito Mario. Chey combines this physical and scenic background with teaching. He presents his research ‘Opposite Side’ in workshop form, and teaches at festivals around the world. In 2022, he received the Ojo Crítico award from RTVE.