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Alba Nadal


Alba Nadal was born in Zaragoza but grew up and started her ballet training in Catalonia, first with Olga Roig in Manresa and later on, at Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. She travelled to Madrid at the young age of twelve to continue her coaching by Victor Ullate, and when she was eighteen she graduated at the Royal Ballet Upper School in London. Since 2004 until 2018, she lived, worked and danced at the Royal Danish Ballet, and from 2019 she became soloist at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (under the new leadership of Bridget Breiner) where she is currently working.

Among the soloists roles in the ballet repertoire, she has danced:

Dark Angel in Serenade
White lady in Etudes
Cook and Flower/Card soloist in Alice in Wonderland (C.Wheeldon)

Several soloist roles in the Bournonville repertoire: Birthe and Pas a Sept in Folk Tale, Pas de six and Giovanina in Napoli, two Sylphs in La Sylphide, Pas de trois of “La Ventana”, Pas de trois Conservatoire, among others.

In Balanchine repertoire: First pas de trois in Agon, Kaliope in Apollo and Dark Angel in Serenade, Symphony in C, Symphony in three movements, Rubies and Diamonds, among others.

Pas d’action in La Bayadere
Russian Dance, Spanish Dance, and pas de quatre in Peter Martins’s Swan Lake.
Kurtisane in Manon (MacMillan)
Fairy in Midsummer Night Dream by J. Neumeier

And among the neoclassical/Modern works, she has danced:
Always/Only by Kevin O’Day
Pas de 5 by David Dawson
Ruff Celts by Marguerite Donlon
Ruß by Bridget Breiner
Know by Idan Sharabi
Role of the Parents in the ballet The Death that best preserves by Natalia Horecna
Viscera by Liam Scarlett
Strangers by Sebastian Kloborg
Backwards by Stefanos Bizas
In Life & Love & So on a choreographic Concert by Tilman O’Donnell
Cacti by Alexander Ekman
København by Marcos Morau. La Veronal
Clocks’n’Clouds by Fernando Hernando Magadan
Beside Myself by Caroline Finn-Fischer
Eidolon of Kim Brandstrup
Air of Jø Stromgren
Know by Idan Sharabi
Maria Magdalena in Requiem of Tim Rushton
Petit Mort, 27’52”, Falling Angels, Symphony of Psalms and Bella Figura of Jiry Kylián
Witness of Alvin Ailey
Slim in Come Fly Away (Twyla Tharp)
Anita in West Side Story (J. Robbins)
Chroma of W. McGregor
Collaborations in Cross Connection Galas, IBSTAGE and GIRONA en MOVIMENT

Alba Nadal
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