Born in Morón de la Frontera (Seville).
From a very early age, he combines the dance career with his training in flamenco dance. Among his teachers are great artists such as Manolete, Mario Maya, Manolo Marín and Goyo Montero.
As a bailaor he has worked with the most renowned flamenco companies in Spain and has performed in several editions of the "Bienal de Arte Flamenco de Sevilla". Among his diverse works as choreographer and performer, the work "Pasión y Música" stands out for Expo 92.
He was part of the artistic cast of the "Company of Mario Maya" (1991-1993) and belonged to the first phase of the "Compañía Andaluza de Danza" under the direction of the same choreographer in the CAD (Compañía Andaluza de Danza) (1994- 1996) with works like "De lo flamenco y réquiem flamenco".
He worked as a solo dancer in several productions of the "Compañía de Manuela Carrasco", among them: "La raíz del Grito" (VIII Bienal de Flamenco), "Así baila Sevilla" (IX Bienal de Flamenco). Making world tours with all of them.
Javier Barón counts on him to participate in the creation of the assembly "Hombre de Hierro Hombre de Bronce", which presented at the IX Bienal de Flamenco. In addition as a soloist he has also worked in international flamenco festivals such as Costa Rica, Florence, Torino, Italy (sharing the bill with Cristina Hoyos, Eva la Yerbabuena and Miguel Poveda among others).
As a choreographer he has worked for the "Compañía de Mónica Morra" in Italy, for the "Compañía de María Serrano" in Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and Taiwan and for the "Compañía Flamencos de Costa Rica" in Costa Rica. He has also worked in Japan for the show "Momentos Flamencos" and for his own flamenco company, among many other works.
In 2006 Ángel Atienza created his own flamenco school (www.angelatienza.com), a place dedicated to the dissemination and professional teaching of flamenco. At present, this school continues its journey establishing itself as one of the leading centers of flamenco in Spain.
His passion for flamenco has led him to share his way of feeling and sharing their knowledge and their special methodology. With a long experience as a teacher, he is invited every year to teach flamenco dance courses and workshops all over the world, in countries such as France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Japan, Costa Rica, Switzerland, Australia and the USA.