Lucie Barthélémy Biography
SOLOIST DANCERShe was born in Le Mans (France) and started her ballet studies in the Conservatoire National de la Région de Tours, where she finished in 2000 with the First Prize. She immediately entered the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur, where she worked with Paris Opera Ballet teachers, such as Christa Charmolu, Claude de Vulpian, Wilfride Piollet or Cyril Atanassoff.
In 2004 she received the Certificate of Dance, with First Prize, and in 2005 the Certificate of Performance. She then went on to join the Bayerisches Staatsballett in Munich, under Ivan Liska's direction.
During those years, she danced numerous classical ballets, such as The Bayadère, Swan Lake, Giselle and Sleeping Beauty, as well as Balanchine's neoclassical ballets, J. Robbins or F. Ashton´s.
She also worked with internationally renowned choreographers, such as Jirí Kylián, Mats Ek, William Forsythe and John Neumeier.
She joined Spain's Compañía Nacional de Danza in September 2012 under José Carlos Martinez's direction. In september 2016 she was promoted as a soloist dancer.
Since entering this company she has performed leading roles in Sonatas, Raymonda Divertimento, Don Quixote Suite, Don Quixote (Dulcinea rol) all by José Carlos Martinez, as well as Three Preludes by Ben Stevenson, Who Cares? by George Balanchine, Giselle pas de deux, by Jean Coralli & Jules Perrot, Herman Schmerman, by William Forsythe and In the Night by Jerome Robbins. She has danced in ballets of other renowned choreographers, such as Goyo Montero, etc.
In September 2016, she is promoted to soloist dancer, under artístic direction of José Carlos Martínez.