Principal Dancer and Artistic Director of the English National Ballet
Creative Citizens Summit
Friday, August 24 / 10:00 am / Theater of the Palace of Fine Arts
TAMARA ROJO (Spain)
As Artistic Director, she is recognized for having revolutionized and redefined current English ballet through her pioneering artistic work at the National Ballet of England.
Tamara Rojo leads an artistic revolution in London, has taken on great challenges and has achieved enormous triumphs for English ballet in a short period of time.
Something that has been recognized by the most exclusive circles of art, the public, the media and the Royal Family of England, granting him the appointment as Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his contribution to the dance of the United Kingdom.
Tamara has managed to position the English National Ballet as one of the most relevant companies on the current international scene, with world tours on five continents, in some of the most important historical theaters in the world, including the Palais Garnier in Paris.
As a dancer she has an eminent career that has led her to be considered one of the great exponents in the history of Spanish ballet.
Before joining the English National Ballet, she was Principal Dancer with the Royal Ballet of England, and has performed as a guest artist with the most important ballet companies in the world, including: the Mariinsky Ballet, the Ballet of the Teatro La Scala in Milan, the Tokyo Ballet, the Mikhaylovsky Theater ballet, the Nice Opera Ballet, the Verona Arena, the Cuban National Ballet and the Berlin Opera Ballet and has participated in the most prestigious galas on the international scene.
Among the most important recognitions he holds: Prix Benois de la Danse, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Hispanic-British Relations Award, The Olivier Award, Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts, Leonide Massine Award, Critics Circle Dance Award , Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts (Spain), among several others.