Yolanda Correa

PRINCIPAL DANCER

born in Cuba

BALLET EDUCATION

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

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, Principal Dancer from 2005 on /// 2009 – 2010 Víctor Ullate Ballet /// 2010 – 2018 Norwegian National Ballet Oslo – Principal Dancer /// since 2018 Staatsballett Berlin – Principal Dancer

REPERTORY

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

Repertory in Berlin

George Balanchine: »Theme and Variations« (»Balanchine | Forsythe | Siegal«); William Forsythe: »The Second Detail« (»Balanchine | Forsythe | Siegal«); Yuri Burlaka/Vasily Medvedev: »The Nutcracker« (Clara); Alexei Ratmansky: »La Bayadère« (Gamzatti); John Cranko: »Romeo and Juliet« (Juliet), »Giselle« (title role); Alexander Ekman: »LIB« (»Ekman | Eyal«); George Balanchine: »Jewels« (»Rubies« Pas de deux)

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