Brazilian dancer Mayara Magri becomes a Soloist of The Royal Ballet from the start of the 2016/17 Season. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2012. She was promoted to First Artist in 2015.
Magri grew up in Brazil and won a scholarship at the age of eight to train at the Petite Danse School in Rio di Janeiro. She won the Senior Age Division of the Youth America Grand Prix and the Prix de Lausanne Scholarship and Audience Prize in 2011.
Magri’s repertory with the Company has included Gypsy Girl (The Two Pigeons), Mercedes (Don Quixote), Vivandière (The Nutcracker), Handmaiden (Apollo), pas de trois (Swan Lake) and in Within the Golden Hour, Monotones I, Symphonic Variations and Woolf Works.
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Promotions and joiners have been announced for The Royal Ballet's 2016/17 Season.
Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced.
A number of Royal Ballet dancers are performing extracts from iconic dance works.
James Hay as the Young Man and Mayara Magri as the Gypsy Girl in rehearsal for The Two Pigeons, The Royal Ballet
Mayara Magri in Symphonic Variations, The Royal Ballet
Mayara Magri in Erico Montes and Daniela Cardim Fonteyn's Similarities Between Diverse Things, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015
Mayara Magri and Benjamin Ella in Erico Montes and Daniela Cardim Fonteyn's Similarities Between Diverse Things, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015
Mayara Magri and Kenta Kura in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet
The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet
Leticia Stock, Melissa Hamilton, Reece Clarke and Mayara Magri in Symphonic Variations, The Royal Ballet
Leticia Stock, Reece Clarke, Melissa Hamilton and Mayara Magri in Symphonic Variations