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Jurgita Dronina

Principal Dancer at National Ballet of Canada

  • 1 hour
  • 160 euros
  • Online Class

Mentor Profile

Location ‣ Toronto, Canada Style ‣ Classical Level ‣ All levels Language ‣ English Repertoire ‣ Nikiya (La Bayadère) ‣ Princess Aurora (The Sleeping Beauty) ‣ Odette/Odile (Swan Lake) ‣ Kitri (Don Quixote) ‣ Medora (Le Corsaire) ‣ The Sylph (La Sylphide) ‣ Hermione (The Winter's Tale) ‣ Sylvia (Sylvia) ‣ Juliet (Romeo and Juliet) ‣ Swanilda (Coppélia) Awards ‣ Silver - International Ballet Competition (Jackson, 2006) ‣ Silver - International Ballet Competition (Helsinki, 2005) ‣ Silver - International Ballet Competition (Moscow, 2005) ‣ Gold - International Ballet Competition (France, 2003) ‣ Alexandra Radius Prize 'Dancer of the Year' - (2014) ‣ 'Prestigious Zwaan Award' - For the role of Aurora in Sleeping Beauty (2011) ‣ 'Rotary International Award' - (2008) ‣ Theatre Awards 'Best Performance of the Year' - For the role of Hermione in Winter's Tale (London, 2016) ‣ 'Order of Merit, Cross of the Knight' & 'Baltic Assembly Award' - For distinguished merits to Lithuania in Arts and Culture (2018) Biography Jurgita Dronina was born in Saratov, Russia and trained at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art and Munich International Ballet Academy in Germany. Dronina has performed the entire classical repertoire as well as contemporary works, performed worldwide as an international Guest Ballerina with Teatro San Carlo, Verona Arena, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Royal Danish Ballet, Norwegian Ballet, Hong Kong Ballet, and Shanghai Ballet, and performed on the world's biggest stages in London, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tokyo, Milan, Turin, New York, and Washington, to name a few. Dronina was a Principal Dancer with the Royal Swedish Ballet from 2005 until 2010 and Het Nationale Ballet from 2010 until 2015. While she was a Principal Dancer with English National Ballet from 2017 until 2020, she shared her time as a lead Principal Dancer with National Ballet of Canada from 2015 until the present.

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