Daria Stanciulescu

First Artist

Born: Romania

Trained: Schools in Bucharest, Monte Carlo and Munich

Joined: 2014, First Artist, 2018

Other companies: Bavarian National Ballet, Munich (2006-12), and Ballet Zurich (2012-14).

Dance heroine: Lucia Lacarra – she is my idol.


Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Lady Mary Lygon), Façade (Tango Pasodoble)
David Bintley: Cinderella (Stepmother), Carmina burana (Roast Swan)
John Cranko: The Taming of the Shrew (Pas de six)
Kenneth MacMillan: Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet)
Hans van Manen: 5 Tangos
Peter Wright: The Nutcracker (Arabian Dance) and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova'sSwan Lake (Spanish Dance, Prince's Companion)

Her repertory in Munich included Peter Wright's Giselle, John Cranko's Onegin and Marius Petipa's Le Corsaire and Swan Lake.

In Zurich, her repertory included works by Christian Spuck, William Forsythe and Heinz Spoerli.

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