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.


With Birmingham Royal Ballet
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)

With Bavarian National Ballet
Peter Wright: Giselle
John Cranko: Onegin
Marius Petipa: Le Corsaire and Swan Lake

With Ballet Zurich
orks by Christian Spuck, William Forsythe and Heinz Spoerli.

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