Adiarys Almeida

Former Cincinnati Ballet and Corella Ballet Principal Dancer and First Soloist with Boston Ballet.

Born and raised in Matanzas,Cuba. Ms.Almeida's professional training includes the Vocational Art School “Alfonso Perez Isaac” in Matanzas,Cuba, and the National Ballet School in Havana,Cuba. After graduating in 2001 as a Professional Ballet Dancer and Teacher, she joined the National Ballet of Cuba for two years,2001-2003, under the direction of Alicia Alonso. She participated in the International Ballet Competition of Havana,Cuba,where she received the Silver Medal in 1997 and 1998 and the Gold Medal in 1999 and 2000. In 1999 Ms.Almeida participated in the International Dance Competition in Nagoya,Japan, and the Gala of the Ballet Muses in Tokyo as partner of Rolando Sarabia. She was also the first Cuban female dancer to be a finalist at the USA International Ballet Competition in 2006. 

Some of her Principal Roles include Giselle in “Giselle”,Juliet in Victoria Morgan’s “Romeo and Juliet”, Nikiya in “La Bayadere”, Kitri in “Don Quixote”,Medora in “Le Corsaire”,Aurora and Princess Florine in Ashton’s and Kirk Peterson’s “Sleeping Beauty”,Odette-Odile in Angel Corella, Victoria Morgan and Magaly Suarez’s “Swan Lake”,Clara in Alicia Alonso’s “The Nutcracker”,Marie and Rose in Val Caniparoli’s “The Nutcracker”,Carmen in Kirk Peterson’s “Carmen”,Lisa in Jose Pares “La Fille Mal Gardee”,Gamzatti and The First Shades variation in Natalia Makarova’s “La Bayadere”,Swanilda and Waltz Variation in Balanchine’s “Coppelia”,Cinderella in “Cinderella”,”Mazurka” in Florence Clerc’s “Les Sylphides”, Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen and Dew Drop in Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker”, Three Gypsies in John Cranko’s “Romeo and Juliet”,Manu and Second Shades Variation in Florence Clerc’s “La Bayadere”, Amour, Maid of Honor and Kitri’s Friend’s in Nureyev’s “Don Quixote”.

She has also performed many ballets from important choreographers like: George Balanchine's “Tchaikovsky pas de deux”,Liberty Bell in “Stars and Stripes”, “El Ballo de la Regina”,Who Cares?, “Concerto Barroco” , “Symphony in C”1st movement Principal,Russian Principal in “Serenade”,Twyla Tharp’s “In the Upper Room” and “Baker’s Dozen”, Lead in Arthur Saint-Leon “La Vivandiere”,The Pink pas de deux in Clark Tippet’s “Bruch Violin Concerto”, Anne Boleyn in Christopher Wheeldon’s “VIII”,Harald Lander’s “Etudes”, 2nd Principal Couple in Wheeldon’s “DGV”, Wayne McGregor’s “Chroma”, Jiri Kylian’s “Symphony of Psalms”, Lead in Stanton Welch’s “Clear” and “Fingerprints”, Jerome Robbins “Fancy Free”, Christopher Wheeldon’s “Polyphonia”, Lead in Jorma Elo’s “Awake Only” and many other works by other choreographers like Lynn Taylor Corbett, Jamal Story,Angel Corella,Val Caniparoli,Ivan Tenorio,Alberto Mendez,Viktor Kabaniaev,George Birkadze, Russell Ducker, Darrell Grand Moultrie,Trey McIntyre and many others...

Ms. Almeida has been invited to perform as a Principal Dancer with Ballet Concerto de Puerto Rico,The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, Ballet Mississippi,The Miami International Ballet Festival, Florida Classical Ballet,The Baltic Ballet Festival, Ballet Tech Ohio,The NBA Ballet in Japan, The Slovene National Opera and Ballet,The Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet,The Stars of the 21st Century Ballet Gala in Bucarest,Ballet Rosario Suarez, The USAIBC Galas,Open Dance Festival in Saint Petersburg, Russia,Festival Ballet of Providence,Ballet Met, Ballet Dortmund, The Russian Academy of Ballet,The Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition and many other Galas and important stages around the world.

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