First soloist

Photo: Eric Piche


Madrid, Spain
“I joined the company because I thought this could be a place where I could learn a lot and develop myself as a multi-faceted dancer. Thanks to the rich, diverse repertory and inspirational dancers!”

1994-1997 Conservatorio Profesional de Danza of Madrid

1997-2003 Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza of Madrid


2003 Jeune Ballet d’Europe

2003-2005 Compañia Nacional de Danza 2

2005-2006 Opéra national du Rhin

2006 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal (Corps de ballet)

2008 Promoted to Demi-soloist

2009 Promoted to Soloist


Vanesa Garcia-Ribala Montoya performed in Duende, Coming Together, Arenal, L'Amoroso, Jardí Tancat, Rassemblement, Na'Floresta, Alone for a Second, Por Vos Muero, Concierto de Madrigal (Nacho Duato), Inside (Chevy Muraday), Passing Birds (Amaury Lebrun), Romeo and Juliet (Bertrand D'At), Swan Lake (Bertrand D'At), Last Piece by Anybody (Jo Stromgren), Dance, Chamber Suite (Lucinda Childs), L'Art de la Fugue (David Bombana), Ondine (David Nixon), Désert d'amour (Dominique Bagouet), Frisking (Wim Vandekeybus), Romeo and Juliet (Jean-Christophe Maillot), The Nutcracker (Fernand Nault), Polyphonia (Christopher Wheeldon), TooT (Didy Veldman), Noces and The Rite of Spring (Stijn Celis), Kaleidoscope (Peter Quanz), Rubies and Episodes (George Balanchine), Six Dances, Forgotten Land, Bella Figura and Symphony of Psalms (Jiří Kylián), RE-,II (Shen Wei), Four Seasons and Cantata (Mauro Bigonzetti), Arbos, Danz and Minus One (Ohad Naharin), The Queen of Spades (Kim Brandstrup), and Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek), Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck), Searching for Home (Stephan Thoss), Firebird pas de deux (Marco Goecke), among others.


2002 Mention honorable (Torrelavega)

Prix de la Fondation princesse Grace, Monaco Dance Forum