Cris Blanco was born in Madrid and lives in Barcelona.
Since 2003, she creates her own stage productions and
works as a performer in live arts, dance, theatre, and film.
Transforming codes and objects, mixing genres, live music, tricks of the eye, science fiction, and drawing attention to the mechanisms of theatre are key elements of her work.
Her stage productions include cUADRADO_fLECHA_pERSONA qUE cORRE (2004), Caixa preta-caja negra with Claudia Müller (2006), TELETRANsPORTATION (2010), ciencia_ficción (2010) The Neversarting Story project (2007/2008) in collaboration with Cuqui Jerez, María Jerez and Amaia Urra, which includes the performance The Set Up and the short film Cinthy Tuloh, the live film El Agitador Vórtex (2014) and Bad Translation (2016) created in collaboration with Óscar Bueno, Javier Cruz, Cris Celada, Amaranta Velarde and Ayara Hernández.
Her work has been presented at numerous festivals including 8:tensión-Impulstanz, Vienna; 100 dessus dessous, La Villette, Paris; Mapa Teatro, Bogotá; Alkantara Lisbon; Panorama, Rio de Janeiro; Nottdance, Nottingham; Pole Sud, Strasbourg; Madrid en Danza; Playground STUK, Leuven, and Boom, Seoul.
As a performer she has worked with Xavier Leroy, Cuqui Jerez, and Juan Domínguez and Luis Úrculo, and as an actress in films with Roser Aguilar and Iciar Bollaín.
She also acts as consultant on the works of other artists including Kate MacIntosh, Ayara Hernández, Raquel and Twins Experiment. She participates in educational projects and she has imparted workshops at Elisava, CA2M, Hangar, La Alhóndiga, and Universidad Nacional de las Artes in Buenos Aires and Pacifico University in Lima among others.
She is a member of the music bands CALOR and The Elements.