First soloist

Photo : Mateo Casis


Madrid, Spain
“There is always room for improvement, opportunities to learn something new and to create new goals. Each day is a new opportunity to achieve your dreams, so make it count!”

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 has performed as a soloist dancer in several ballets including Rubies (George Balanchine), Rassemblement (Nacho Duato), The Rite of Spring and Le regard d’Orphée (Stijn Celis), Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek), Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck), The Firebird (Marco Goecke), The Nutcracker (Fernand Nault), Roméo et Juliette (Jean-Christophe Maillot), Cantata, The Four Seasons (Mauro Bigonzetti) and The Queen of Spades (Kim Brandstrup), The Little Prince (Didy Veldman). Her repertoire also includes ballets from world-renowned choreographers such as Duende, Coming Together, Arenal, L'Amoroso, Jardí Tancat, Six Dances, Forgotten Land, Bella Figura and Symphony of Psalms (Jiří Kylián), Polyphonia (Christopher Wheeldon), Arbos, Danz and Minus One (Ohad Naharin), Searching for Home, Dream Away (Stephan Thoss), RE-,II (Shen Wei), Frisking (Wim Vandekeybus), Ondine (David Nixon), Désert d'amour (Dominique Bagouet), Dance, Chamber Suite (Lucinda Childs), Episodes (George Balanchine), Noces among others.


2002 Mention honorable (Torrelavega) Prix de la Fondation princesse Grace, Monaco Dance Forum