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Leticia Dias

First Artist of The Royal Ballet


Brazilian dancer Leticia Dias is a First Artist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2015, joining The Royal Ballet as an Artist in 2016. She was promoted to First Artist in 2021.

Dias was born in Rio de Janeiro and trained locally at the Petite Danse School of Dance before joining The Royal Ballet School in 2013, after winning a scholarship at the 2013 Prix de Lausanne. While at the School her performances included a Principal role in Liam Scarlett’s Classical Symphony and a Soloist role in Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush.

Her repertory with the Company includes Mirliton (The Nutcracker), pas de six (Giselle), Florestan’s Sister and Fairy of the Golden Vine (The Sleeping Beauty), ‘Diamonds’ and ‘Emeralds’ (Jewels), Raymonda Act III variation, Woolf Works, The Dream, Symphonic Dances, Sylvia, Elite Syncopations, The Winter’s Tale, Manon and pas d'action (La Bayadère). She has created roles in Flight Pattern, Corybantic Games, Swan Lake and Anemoi.