María Muñoz

Corps de ballet


Maria Muñoz was born in Cabeza de Torres, Murcia (Spain).
She started her dance studies at the Professional Dance Conservatory in Murcia at the age of ten, where she studied for five years with Fuensanta Zomeño. In 2008 she moved to the Víctor Ullate school in Madrid, where she also participated in Ullate’s Young Ballet of Alcobendas. In 2011 she entered the English National Ballet School, attaining a diploma in 2012. There, she studied under teachers such as Sarah McIlroy, Paul Lewis and Cynthia Harvey, among others. She also formed part of the ENB Young Ballet “My First”.

From 2012 to 2013 she worked as apprentice with the Dresden Semperoper Ballet Company, dancing in Swan Lake, Bayadere, Coppelia and The Nutcracker, among others.

She joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza of Spain in January 2014 under the artistic direction of José Carlos Martínez. Since then she has danced important roles in Raymonda Divertimento, Nutcracker Cupido in Don Quixote by José Carlos Martínez, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Artifact Suite by William Forsythe and Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine. She has also danced in other productions such as La Favorita and Sonatas by José Carlos Martínez, Holberg Suite by Tony Fabre, Minus 16 by Ohad Naharin, Carmen by Johan Inger, Hikarizatto by Itzik Galili, Odila by Mario Bermúdez and In the night by Jerome Robbins, among others. She took part as a guest in Ballet under the stars (2019 y 2018), the III and V Gala de Bailarines Murcianos and the Miami Dance Festival.

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