Anna Monleon


Born: Barcelona, Spain

Trained: with Rodolfo Castellanos, Lourdes de Rojas and at Elmhurst Ballet School

Joined: 2012

Most challenging role: Mrs Dimple in Pineapple Poll. It’s very different from any other role I’ve danced as you have to pretend to talk throughout the ballet.

Frederick Ashton: The Dream (Fairies), Les Rendezvous, La Fille mal gardée and Dante Sonata
George Balanchine: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Serenade
David Bintley: Cinderella (Stars), Beauty and the Beast (Birds of the Air), Aladdin ('Diamond'), The Prince of the Pagodas (Cloud Women), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Zebra)E=mc², The Tempest
John Cranko: Pineapple Poll (Sweethearts)
Kenneth MacMillan: Concerto and Elite Syncopations
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate
Hans van Manen: 5 Tangos
Peter Wright's production of The Nutcracker (Mirlitons, 'Spanish Dance'), Coppélia (Lead Czárdás and Mazurka),  The Sleeping Beauty, and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Lead Czárdás, Waltz)

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