Yolanda Correa

PRINCIPAL DANCER

born in Cuba

BALLET EDUCATION

1992 – 1997 Vocational School of Art Holguín
1997 – 2000 Cuban State Ballet School Havanna

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

1999 Winner of the »International Meeting of Ballet Academies« /// 2010 »Grand Prix Giuliana Penzi« /// 2012 »Premio Positano« – best female newcomer /// 2014 »Wilhelmsen Holding ASA Company Award« for Opera and Ballet /// 2014 Nomination »Benois de la Danse« as best female dancer

ENGAGEMENTS

2000 – 2010 National Ballet of Cuba Havanna /// ab 2005 Primaballerina /// 2009 – 2010 Víctor Ullate Ballet /// 2010 – 2018 Norwegian National Ballet Oslo – Principal Dancer /// since 2018 Staatsballett Berlin – Principal Dancer

REPERTOIRE

John Cranko’s »Onegin« (Tatjana); Alicia Alonso’s und K. Boyadijev’s »The Nutcracker« (Clara); Alicia Alonso’s, Anna Marie Holmes’ und Yuri Grigorowich’s »Swan Lake« (Odette/Odile); George Balanchine’s »Tchaikovsky-Pas-de-deux«, »Piano Concerto«, »Theme and Variations«, »Symphony in C«, William Forsythe’s »Steptext«, »In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated«; Víctor Ullate’s »Wonderland« (Creation), »Samsara«, »Laberinto«, »L’Après-midi d’un faune«; Jiří Kylián’s »Wings of Wax«, »Petite Mort«, »Gods and Dogs«, »Bella Figura«, »Stepping Stones«, »Symphony of Psalms«, »Tiger Lily«; Marit Moum Aune’s und Cina Espejord’s »Ghosts«; Paul Lightfoot’s und Sol Léon’s »Same Difference«, Patrice Bart’s »Swan Lake« (Odette/Odile)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Guest performances: Royal Swedish Ballet Stockholm, Ballet of Teatro di San Carlo Napoli, The Kremlin Ballet Moscow, Ballet of Kazan, Compañía Nacional de Danza Madrid