Feijoo, Lorna

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Lorna Feijoo Biography

Notable: Boston Ballet

Lorna Feijóo studied at the The National Ballet School in Havana and became a principal dancer at the National Ballet of Cuba. She has performed in several International Ballet Festivals in Havana and on worldwide tours, and has won critical acclaim in leading roles of many classical and contemporary ballets. Feijóo has received numerous awards, including a gold medal at both the Vignali-Danza Contest and the Positano Contest of Young Talents in Italy. She has been a guest artist with The Royal Ballet, Rome Opera Ballet, La Scala and Zurich Opera Ballet, and has performed at worldwide Festivals and Ballet Galas in Spoleto, Italy; Gala des Etoiles, Canada; Gala des Etoiles du XXI Siecle, Paris; and Japan.

Her repertory at Boston Ballet includes:

  • Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker and Swan Lake
  • James Kudelka’s Cinderella
  • Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée
  • August Bournonville’s La Sylphide
  • Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote
  • John Cranko’s The Taming of the Shrew
  • Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias and Lambarena
  • Mark Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Up and Down
  • Peter Martins’ Distant Light
  • George Balanchine’s Serenade and Stars and Stripes
  • Michel Fokine’s The Dying Swan
  • Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire Pas de Deux, and Raymonda, Act III