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Mayara Magri

First Soloist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Mayara Magri in action.
Mayara Magri as Entertainer in The Invitation, The Royal Ballet © 2016 ROH. Photograph by Bill Cooper

Brazilian dancer Mayara Magri is a First Soloist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2012. She was promoted to First Artist in 2015, to Soloist in 2016 and to First Soloist in 2018.

Magri grew up in Brazil and won a scholarship at the age of eight to train at the P‘etite 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 includes Gypsy Girl (The Two Pigeons), Florestan’s Sister, Fairy of the Enchanted Garden and Fairy of the Woodland Glade (The Sleeping Beauty), Tatiana (Anastasia), Mercedes and Kitri (Don Quixote), Rose Fairy and Vivandière (The Nutcracker), Handmaiden (Apollo), pas de trois (Swan Lake), Entertainer (The Invitation), Mitzi Caspar, Gamzatti and roles in The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, ‘Rubies’ (Jewels), Woolf WorksWithin the Golden Hour, Monotones I, Symphonic Variations, After the Rain, Asphodel Meadows and Carbon Life. She created a role in Multiverse, Corybantic Games and The Illustrated ‘Farewell’.

Videos

News and features

Watch: Two new ballets in rehearsal with Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon

12 March 2018
Watch: Two new ballets in rehearsal with Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon

Yugen and Corybantic Games see two of the world's premier choreographers create new works to music by Leonard Bernstein.

Promotions and joiners at The Royal Ballet for 2016/17

10 June 2016
Promotions and joiners at The Royal Ballet for 2016/17

Promotions and joiners have been announced for The Royal Ballet's 2016/17 Season.

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16

29 June 2015
Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16

Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced.

Photos

Ryoichi Hirano as Ivan Tsarevich and Mayara Magri as The Firebird in The Firebird, The Royal Ballet

Ryoichi Hirano and Mayara Magri in rehearsal for The Firebird, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri and Marcelino Sambé in Infra, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Lescaut's Mistress and artists of THe Royal Ballet in Manon, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Lescaut's Mistress in Manon, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Lescaut's Mistress and Thomas Whitehead as Monsieur G.M. in Manon, The Royal Ballet

Artists of The Royal Ballet in rehearsal for New Work New Music, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Kitri in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Alexander Campbell as Basilio and Mayara Magri as Kitri in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Alexander Campbell as Basilio and Mayara Magri as Kitri in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Kitri in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Kitri in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

World Ballet Day 2019, Coppelia rehearsal

World Ballet Day 2019, Coppelia rehearsal

World Ballet Day 2019, Coppelia rehearsal

Mayara Magri and Gina Storm-Jensen in rehearsal for Les Patineurs, The Royal Ballet

Matthew Ball and Mayara Magri in rehearsal for La Bayadère, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri in rehearsal for La Bayadère, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri in rehearsal, World Ballet Day 2018

James Hay as the Young Man and Mayara Magri as the Gypsy Girl in rehearsal for The Two Pigeons, The Royal Ballet

Artists of The Royal Ballet in rehearsal for New Work New Music, The Royal Ballet

Claire Calvert and Mayara Magri in Les Patineurs, The Royal Ballet

Gemma Pitchley-Gale, Romany Pajdak, Ashley Dean, Leticia Dias, Kristen McNally and Mayara Magri in The Concert, The Royal Ballet

Beatriz Stix-Brunell and Mayara Magri in Les Patineurs, The Royal Ballet

Artists of The Royal Ballet in New Work New Music, The Royal Ballet

Alexander Campbell as Basilio and Mayara Magri as Kitri with Fumi Kaneko and Romany Pajdak as Kitri's Friends in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Valentino Zucchetti as Espada in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Joseph Sissens as a Matador and Mayara Magri as Mercedes in Don Quixote, The Royal Ballet

Ptolemy Gidney as WIlliam Frankenstein and Mayara Magri as Justine Moritz in Frankenstein, The Royal Ballet

World Ballet Day 2019, Coppelia rehearsal

World Ballet Day 2019, Mayara Magri, Coppelia rehearsal

Francesca Hayward, Matthew Ball and Mayara Magri in Cross Currents, The Royal Ballet

Julia Roscoe, Mayara Magri, Fumi Kaneko, Claire Calvert and artists of The Royal Ballet in La Bayadère, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri as Gamzatti and Lauren Cuthbertson as Nikiya in La Bayadère

Cesar Corrales as Lescaut and Mayara Magri as Lescaut's Mistress in Manon, The Royal Ballet

Mayara Magri in Raymonda Act III, The Royal Ballet