Mauricio Wainrot is currently Artistic Director of Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro San Martin of Buenos Aires and Permanent Guest Choreographer of The Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium. Since 1992 he has created 10 successful ballets for the Royal Ballet of Flanders: Carmina Burana, Le Sacre du Printemps, Messiah, Firebird, Looking through Glass, Beyond Memory, Wayfarer Songs, Tango Plus, The 8 Seasons, Distant Light and Journey.
Wainrot is a former Artistic Director of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal in Canada and Grupo de Danza Contemporánea of Teatro San Martín of Buenos Aires, Argentia.
Wainrot left Argentina in 1986 when invited by Ulf Gaad, Artistic Director of the Goteborg Opera of Sweden, to stage Anne Frank, Symphony of Psalms and Three Argentine Dances. As a result of the success of this program, he was invited to set his works and to create new ones for companies in Europe and in America.