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Fernando Hernando Magadan is a Spanish dancer and choreographer who originally trained as a professional gymnast becoming a National Champion. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Dance in Madrid and the London Studio Centre before enrolling at the Central School of Ballet in London.
After dancing for one year in Santamaria Compañia de Danza, he joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 in 2001. Fernando was invited to join NDT l in 2004, where he danced until 2011. As a choreographer, Fernando has created several works, including pieces for NDT 1 and 2, the Curve Foundation Dance Company (Scotland), Luna Negra Dance Theater (Chicago), Cross Connection Ballet Company (Copenhagen), Ballet Mainz (Germany), Donlon Dance Company (Saarbrücken), Arts Umbrella Dance Company and Ballet BC (Vancouver), and Korzo productions (The Hague). He choreographed Nierka, a multidisciplinary show by visual designer Tupac Martir, which premiered in London in 2012.
Between August 2014 and December 2016, he turned back as a dancer with NDT 1. At the moment, Fernando is working as a rehearsal director for NDT 2 and is focusing on his work as a freelance choreographer.