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Laura Pérez Hierro Biography

Laura Pérez HierroLaura was born in Bilbao. She started her studies at the Artebi Centre for Music and Arts, later going on to the Ana Rosa Tercero dance school, where she studied for two years before moving to the Igor Yebra school of dance and choreography, where she stayed until she was 16. In 2008, she joined the José Uruñuela Profesional Dance Conservatory, under the directorship of Carmen Tercero, where she reached the age of consent and completed her period of compulsory schooling. There, by that time, she had studied under María Villar, Ana María Lebrero, Elena Llanos, Elvira Illana, Ainhoa Arenaza, Idoia Lecumberri and Sergei Viana, among others. She had also danced a wide and varied ballets repertoire, including Les Sylphides, Who Cares, The Corsair, Napoli, The Sleeping Beauty and Coppelia, among others.

In 2010, she took part in the Torrelavega International Dance Contest reaching second place in the superior category. In the 2012/2013 season, she joined the Ángel Corella Ballet, dancing in ballets, such as Swan Lake in cities such as Barcelona, Detroit and Michigan.

She debuted in L'Ópera National de Bordeaux 2012/2013, then directed by Charles Jude, dancing in Don Quijote, Suite en Blanc and The Nutcracker.

In 2015, she collaborated with the Compañía Nacional de Danza in ballets such as Don Quijote and William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite.

In September 2017, she formally joined as part of the cast of the Compañía Nacional de Danza under the artistic direction of José Carlos Martínez.