Kerche, Cecilia

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Cecilia Kerche Biography

Notable: Municipal Ballet Theatre of Rio de Janeiro

Cecilia Kerche was born in Brazil. She studied with Vera Mayer, Halina Biernacka and Pedro Kraszczuk, her coach and husband. She joined Municipal Ballet Theatre of Rio de Janeiro in 1982, becoming principal Dancer in 1986. Her performances in several galas and festivals, have taken her to Madrid, Moscow, London, Peralada, Santander, Nerve, Jerez, Dresden, Berlin, Brussels, Antwerp, Paris, Melbourne and Sidney. She was invited by the English National Ballet as senior principal for the winter season of 1993/94, coming back as principal resident guest artist for the winter and summer season in 1995/96 touring in Korea and for the falls season in 1997 touring extensively in England. Cecilia Kerche is one of the best known and admired dancers in Argentina and Brazil. She was coached by Natalia Makarova in her versions of La Bayadere and Swan Lake in South America.

Repertoire includes:

  • Main roles in Swan Lake
  • Don Quixote, Giselle
  • La Bayadere
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Coppelia
  • Nutcracker
  • Spartacus
  • Raymonda
  • Paquita