Irene Ureña

Corps de ballet


Born in Almuñécar (Granada, Spain). At the age of eight she entered the Reina Sofia Professional Dance Conservatory in Granada, studying with Alejandro Donaire. In 2010 she entered the Mariemma Royal Professional Dance Conservatory in Madrid. In 2013 she graduated in Madrid, specialising in classical ballet. In 2012 she took classes at the Boston Ballet School with teachers including Lia Cirio and Tai Jiménez. In 2010 she won first prize at the Andalusian Choreography Contest with a group choreography. 

In 2014 she entered the Professional Dance Program of the Madrid Dance Center with Iván Barreto. In 2015 she participated in the production of The Little Prince by José Tirado Danza, dancing many of the roles. In 2015 she joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza, directed by José Carlos Martínez. Since in the CND she has danced soloist roles in Gods and Dogs by Jirí Kylián, Por vos muero by Nacho Duato, Enemy in the Figure by William Forsythe and Carmen by Johan Inger. She has also danced as corps de ballet in Artifact Suite by William Forsythe, Don Quixote, Nutcracker and Raymonda Divertimento by José Carlos Martínez, among others.

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