Leona Sivoš Biography
CORPS DE BALLET
Born in Zagreb, Croatia, she studied at the Classical Ballet School of Zagreb under Suzana Bačić.
In 2009 she joined the Thuringen Ballet Theater of Gera (Theater und Philharmonie Thuringen GmbH) directed by Ivaylo Iliev. In 2010 she joined the Theater Krefeld/Moenchengladbach (Germany) directed by Robert North. In 2013 she was hired as a soloist at the Croatian National Theater in Split directed by Dinko Bogdanic.
During her academic training she danced roles in choreographies by Petipa (La Bayadère, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Nutcracker), Balanchine (Serenade), and others.
In May 2006 she won first prize in the youth category of the New Generation Youth International Contest in Gyor (Hungary). In July 2006 she won first prize and won the Carlota Grissi special prize of the jury to the most talented young ballerina at the Croatian State Ballet and Dance Contest in Zagreb. In 2007 she reached the quarterfinals of the Prix de Lausanne (Switzerland). In 2014 she won the bronze medal in the senior category of the Croatian State Ballet and Dance Contest in Zagreb.
In September 2015 she joined the National Dance Company, directed by José Carlos Martínez.