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CND Artists

LEAD PRINCIPAL DANCER

  • Alessandro Riga portrait. Lead principal dancer

  • ALESSANDRO RIGA

PRINCIPAL DANCERS

  • Cristina Casa Portrait

  • CRISTINA CASA

  • Kayoko Everhart Portrait

  • KAYOKO EVERHART

  • Isaac Montllor Portrait

  • ISAAC MONTLLOR

  • Anthony Pina Portrait

  • ANTHONY PINA

SOLOIST DANCERS

  • Elisabet Biosca Portrait

  • ELISABET BIOSCA

  • Ana Calderón Portrait

  • ANA CALDERÓN

  • Natalia Muñoz Portrait

  • NATALIA MUÑOZ

  • Haruhi Otani Portrait

  • HARUHI OTANI

  • Yaegee Park Portrait

  • YAEGEE PARK

  • Ana Pérez Nieva Portrait

  • ANA PÉREZ-NIEVAS

  • Retrato Shani Pertz

  • SHANI PERETZ

  • Sara Fernández Portrait

  • GIADA ROSSI

Ion Agirretxe Portrait

  • ION AGIRRETXE

  • Ángel García Portrait

  • ÁNGEL GARCÍA MOLINERO

  • Yanier Gómez Portrait

  • YANIER GÓMEZ

  • Erez Ilan Portrait

  • EREZ ILAN

  • Aleix Mañé portrait

  • ALEIX MAÑÉ

  • Benjamin Poirier Portrait

  • BENJAMIN POIRIER

  • Toby William Mallit Portrait

  • TOBY WILLIAM MALLITT

  • Daan Vervoort Portrait

  • DAAN VERVOORT

CORPS DE BALLET

  • Mar Aguiló. CND Corps de Ballet

  • MAR AGUILÓ

  • Helena Balla. CND Corps de Ballet

  • HELENA BALLA

Célia Dávila. CND Corps de Ballet

CELIA DÁVILA

  • Elena Diéguez. CND Corps de Ballet

  • ELENA DIÉGUEZ

  • Sara Fernández Portrait

  • SARA FERNÁNDEZ

  • Retrato Martina Giuffrida

  • MARTINA GIUFFRIDA

  • Tamara Juárez. CND Corps de Ballet

  • TAMARA JUÁREZ

  • Sara Khatiboun. CND Corps de Ballet

  • SARA KHATIBOUN

  • Sara Lorés. CND Corps de Ballet

  • SARA LORÉS

  • Clara Maroto. CND Corps de Ballet

  • CLARA MAROTO

  •  María Muñoz. CND Corps de Ballet

  • MARÍA MUÑOZ

  • Daniella Oropesa. CND Corps de Ballet

  • DANIELLA OROPESA

  • Giulia Paris. CND Corps de Ballet

  • GIULIA PARIS

  • Laura Pérez Hierro. CND Corps de Ballet

  • LAURA PÉREZ HIERRO

  • Pauline Perraut. CND Corps de Ballet

  • PAULINE PERRAUT

Ana Ramos. CND Corps de Ballet

ANA RAMOS

  • Irene Ureña. CND Corps de Ballet

  • IRENE UREÑA

  • Alessandro Audisio Portrait

  • ALESSANDRO AUDISIO

  • Niccolo Balossini. CND Corps de Ballet

  • NICCOLÒ BALOSSINI

  • Juan José Carazo. CND Corps de Ballet

  • JUAN JOSÉ CARAZO

  • Jesse Inglis. CND Corps de Ballet

  • JESSE INGLIS

  • Cristian Lardiez. CND Corps de Ballet

  • CRISTIAN LARDIEZ

  • Miquel Lozano. CND Corps de Ballet

  • MIQUEL LOZANO

  • Álvaro Madrigal Portrait

  • ÁLVARO MADRIGAL

  • Shlomo Shlomi Miara. CND Corps de Ballet

  • SHLOMI SHLOMO MIARA

  • Marcos Montes. CND Corps de Ballet

  • MARCOS MONTES

  • Milos Patiño. CND Corps de Ballet

  • MILOS PATIÑO

  • Iker Rodríguez. CND Corps de Ballet

  • IKER RODRIGUEZ

  • Iván Sánchez. CND Corps de Ballet

  • IVÁN SÁNCHEZ

  • Roberto Sánchez. CND Corps de Ballet

  • ROBERTO SÁNCHEZ

  • Rodrigo Sanz. CND Corps de Ballet

  • RODRIGO SANZ

CND ARTISTIC STAFF

CND ORGANIZATION CHART

 

Cristina Casa Biography

PRINCIPAL DANCER

CND Principal Dancer. Cristina Casa

Born in Madrid, Spain, Cristina Casa began her ballet training at the María Larios and África Guzman schools. In 2005, she continued her studies at Steps on Broadway and the American Ballet Theater. 

She also won first prize in that year’s edition of the Castellón national dance contest.

In 2007, she danced with the English National Ballet’s production of Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall.

In 2008, Cristina Casa entered as an inaugural member of Spain’s Corella Ballet Castilla y León, as part of the corps de ballet, under the direction of Ángel Corella. There, in April 2009, she was promoted as soloist. Her performances in that company include: Bayadera, by Natalia Makarova; Clark Tippet’s Bruch Violin Concerto; Twyla Tharp’s In the upper Room; Ángel Corella’s String Sextet; Jerome Robbins’  Fancy Free; the Christopher Wheeldon choreographies VIII, DGV and Polyphonia; the La Fierecilla Domada (pas de deux); Le Corsaire (as Odalisque); Raymonda, La Esmeralda (pas de deux); Coppelia (pas de trois); Swan Lake (small swans and Odile); Paquita (as Paquita) and Rojas y Rodriguez’s Pálpito, debuted in City Center of New York.

In September 2012, Cristina Casa won the Giuliana Penzi Gran Premio, in recognition of her talent, in the 10th Edition of Labat Loano Danza in Italy.

In November 2012, she joined the Royal Ballet of Flanders. There, she danced in works such as: Balanchine’s Who Cares; Wayne McGregor’s Infra; Jirí Kylián’s Forgotten Land; Edward Clug’s Les Noces, Christian Spuck’s The Return of Ulysses, Glen Tetley’s Sacre du Printemps;  Cynthia Harvey’s Bayadera; Contigo and Claroscuro, two special pas de deux created by Altea Núñez; Demis Volpi’s Nutcracker and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Fall.

Standing out among her main performances are her roles as: Juliette, in Slava Samodurov’s Romeo and Juliette; part of the main couple in Tyll by Alexander Ekman; Kitri in Don Quixote, by Alexei Fadeyechev; Young Girl in Green Table, by Kurt Joos and Aurora in Marcia Haydée’s production of Sleeping Beauty.

In December 2015, she danced as guest bailarina at the Compañía Nacional de Danza (CND), under the direction of José Carlos Martínez, performing as Kitri en the debut of Don Quixote at Madrid’s Teatro de la Zarzuela.

In September 2017, she was promoted to the category of Principal Dancer. Her main roles in this regard include Juliette, in the balcony scene of Romeo and Juliette, and she also danced in: Walpurgis Night, in honour of Maya Plisetskaya; Artifact and Enemy in the Figure, by William Forsythe; Por Vos Muero, by Nacho Duato; Gods and “Dogs, by Jirí Kylián.

In May 2017, Cristina Casa won the Premio Alcazaba Ciudad de Ávila, in the competition’s 18th edition, for her artistic career. The prize was awarded by the Mayor of Ávila, who also named her ambassador of the city.

In 2018, both she and her husband, Ion Agirretxe, were awarded the Amigos de Honor de la Casa de la Danza de Logroño (Friends of Honour of the City of Logroño’s Casa de la Danza).

As both actress and dancer she played Isabella in Yuli, the biographic film about Carlos Acosta by the renowned cinema director Iciar Bollaín.

Kayoko Everhart Biography

PRINCIPAL DANCER

Kayoko Everhart portraitKayoko Everhart was born in Tokyo (Japan). She studied from 1993 to 2000 at the Washington Contemporary Ballet under Kay Englert's directorship and took summer courses in the Pacific Northwest Ballet and the San Francisco Ballet School. In 2000 she entered the San Francisco Ballet School and in 2002 transferred to the Tulsa Ballet Theatre, directed by Marcello Angelini. Two years later, in September, 2004, she joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza. In 2012 she was promoted as CND Principal Dancer under the artistic direction of José Carlos Martínez.

Since joining CND she has danced principal roles in the Jardín Infinito, Cobalto, Gnawa and Alone for a second, de Nacho Duato, Carmen (the role of Carmen), by Johan Inger, Romeo y Juliet (Juliet role), by Goyo Montero, Herman Schmerman, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Artifact II, by William Forsythe, Sleepless, by Jirí Kylián. She as also danced in other ballets by prestigious choreogaphers such as Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin or Tony Fabre among others.

 

 

Isaac Montllor Biography

PRINCIPAL DANCER AND ARTISTIC COORDINATOR

Isaac Montllor portraitHe was born in Alcoy, where he began his dance studies in 1988. In January 2000, he joined Compañía Nacional de Danza 2, under the direction of Nacho Duato and Tony Fabre. During this period he danced choreographies of Nacho Duato, Tony Fabre, Yoko Taira, Nicolo Fonte and Patrick de Bana.

In 2001-2002 he enters Compañía Nacional de Danza dancing works by prestigious choreographers such as Nacho Duato, Jiri Kilyan, William Forsythe, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Alexander Ekman and Itzik Galili, among others.

He leaves CND in 2008 to be part of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens of Montreal under the direction of Gradimir Pankov. In September 2009, he returns to the CND where he remains at present as a principal dancer.

Anthony Pina Biography

PRINCIPAL DANCER

CND Principal Dancer. Anthony Pina. Picture: Jacobo MedranoAnthony was born in Boston MA, USA, and began dancing at the Boston Ballet school at the age of 8. In 2001 he attended Walnut Hill School for the Arts on full scholarship under the direction of Michael Owen. Upon graduating in 2005 he was accepted to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre training with Franco De Vita, Kevin McKenzie, and Kirk Peterson among others. In 2006 he joined Alberta Ballet in Calgary Alberta, Canada where he spent the past six seasons. Working closely with Jean Grand-Maitre he rose quickly, taking on many great challenges and opportunities. For instance, he has danced roles such as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream by Christopher Wheeldon, Karl the Nutcracker Prince in The Nutcracker by Edmund Stripe, Blue Bird in The Sleeping Beauty by Kirk Peterson among many others.

In September 2012 he joined Compañia Nacional de Danza de España under the direction of José Carlos Martínez. In September 2013 he was promoted as a CND Principal Dancer. Since then he has danced leading roles in Don Quixote Suite -Basilio-, Delibes Suite, Raymonda Divertimento, Sonatas and Scarlatti pas de deux, by José Carlos Martínez, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Herman Schmerman, by William Forsythe, and Allegro Brillante and Who Cares?, by George Balanchine. He has also dance in other's prestigious choreographers works, such as  Goyo Montero, Ohad Naharin, etc.

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