Luciana Voltolini

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Luciana Voltolini was born in Joinville (Brazil) where she started dance at the Bolshoi School. She then completed her formation at the Boston Ballet School and joined the Boston Ballet in 2006. In 2011 she moved to the American Ballet Theater. During both periods her repertory included Paquita’s first Solo (Pino Alosa); Gong (Mark Morris); In the Upper Room (Twyla Tharp); Falling Angels (Jiři Kylián); Marius Petipa' Sleeping Beauty (Crystal Fairy); Florence Clerc's La Bayadère (Shades, Pas de jambe, Grand Pas); George Balanchine's Ballo de la Regina, Theme & Variations, Symphony in C, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Helena), Coppélia (Prayer) and The Four Temperaments (Second Theme); Jerome Robbins' Antique Epigraphs (Saland); Alexei Ratmansky and Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker (Sister, Arabian pas de deux); Kevin McKenzie and Derek Deane's Swan Lake (Spanish Princess); Marius Petipa, Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli's Giselle (Bathilde); Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet (Harlot).

In 2015 she joins the Staatsballett Berlin as a Soloist where she dances August Bournonville's La Sylphide (Sylph, Principal role); Jiři Kylián's Petite Mort; Patrice Bart's Swan Lake (Spanish dance, pas de troix and Spanish Prinzessin) and Giselle (friends); John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet (Carnival, Gypsies); George Balanchine's Jewels, Emeralds (pas de troix), Diamonds (Demi solo), Rubies, Theme and Variations ( Demi solo); Nacho Duato's Sleeping Beauty (Candide, Saphir, Jewels), The Nutcracker (French dance), Herrumbre, White Darkness, Por vos Muero, Multiplicity of Forms and Silence and Erde; Benjamin Millepied's Daphnis et Chloé (Quartet), Víctor Ullate's Don Quixote (Kitri's friends); Yuri Burlaka/Vasily Medvedev's Der Nussknacker (Princess, Prince’s sister); Alexei Ratmansky's La Bayadère (Grand Pas d’action and solo shade).