Born in Granada, commenced his studies of dance at the hands of instructors the likes of Monolete and Mario Maya. He moved to Madrid in 1997, after having performed in numerous festivals and shows all over Andalucia, where he continues his education with La China and Manuel Reyes, among others.
He is a member of a number of dance companies, namely the companies of Carmen Cortés, Adrián Galiá, Merche Esmeralda, Manolete...
In 1998, he participated and was chosen as a finalist in the competition at the Bienal de Sevilla for his performance a soloist in the show Gitanos del Sacromonte.
In 2002, he joined the Compañía Rafaela Carrasco with the show Música en el cuerpo. In 2003, together with Olga Pericet, Daniel Doña y Marco Flores, he created the company ESS3 Movimiento, opening with its first show, Un Millón de Emociones.
In 2004, he obtained the Premio de Coreografía for his solo and the Premio al Bailarín Sobresaliente in the XIII Certamen de Danza Española and Flamenco de Madrid with the piece "Madame Soledad.” In the XIII Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla, he performed with Belén Maya y Rafaela Carrasco in the première of Los Caminos de Lorca.
Recently he, together with Olga Pericet, formed the company Manuel Liñán & Olga Pericet, which premièred with the show Cámara Negra to great success. In 2006 he particpated in London´s Flamenco Festival with Marco Flores and Olga Pericet in Chanta la Mui and in the Flamenco Festival in Jerez in 2enCompañía with Marco Flores.
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